Chia Tai Poultry (Henan) Ltd. has begun work on an egg breeder project in Fangcheng County, Nanyang City of Henan province in China.
The project's groundbreaking is the first of a three-stage plan. The first investment amounted to 24.412 million RMB, which is being used to build two grandparent egg breeder facilities with a total scale of 12,000 sets, and one hatching facility that can produce around 746,000 parental chickens per year. The facility will be completed by the end of 2012, according to Chia Tai Poultry.
The second stage costs 62.09 million RMB and involves the construction of two 60,000-set parental egg breeder facilities and one hatching facility that can produce around 4.56 million sets of merchandise chickens per year. This facility will be completed by the end of 2013. The third stage's scale is similar to the second stage, and is planned to begin in the years 2014–2015.