Company hopes to achieve 90 percent
Cherkizovo Group has launched its first replacement chick site at its new poultry production facility in the Lipetsk region of Russia. This marks a key step towards import substitution, which will help Cherkizovo to ultimately achieve 90 percent
This facility is part of the group’s full scale poultry production project in the Lipetsk region, into which the company has invested close to RUB3 billion (US$51.7 million) to date. The modern,
Cherkizovo Group has been producing poultry meat in the Lipetsk region for over ten years and has full control over the entire production chain. The group has constructed a number of broiler sites, including ‘Novonikolskaya,’ one of the biggest in its portfolio, and has also commissioned the largest hatchery in Europe with an annual capacity of 220 million eggs.
The group launched the first parent stock cluster at Lipetsk in 2016 and there are currently three more parent stock sites