RUSSIA - Agrofirma “Oktyabrskaya” is extending its poultry
operations for the third time in succession, with the construction of a new
SmartPro™ single-stage hatchery that will create 100 new jobs and produce 45
million eggs annually.
The new hatchery, which will be located in the Republic of
Mordovia, in Russia’s Lyambirskiy District, will include 10 SmartSetPro™ 6 and
18 SmartSetPro™ 4 setters, all equipped with Adaptive Metabolic Feedback
(AMF™), to actively manage the environment in the setters for uniform embryonic
The contract also includes Hatchery Automation Systems from
Pas Reform, with a points-down precision egg setting line and Pas Reform’s
innovative, SmartCount™ system, that uses vision-technology to gently count,
vaccinate and analyze the day-old chicks.
Hatchery owner Mr. Andin is leading the company’s
development. With a deep understanding of changes and advancements in the
poultry sector, Agrofirma Oktyabrskaya has, he says, earned its reputation as a
modern enterprise by using the latest technologies to achieve the highest
standards in production.
“Oktyabrskaya is among Russia’s top suppliers of high
quality poultry meat and products,” he says. “With such a commitment to
quality, we were rigorous in choosing a partner who would not only provide
reliability, sustainability and innovative technologies in our new hatchery -
but one that would also support us at every stage of the project and its
Pas Reform’s project management team will provide a full
package of engineering support, including technical drawings and specifications
for the new facility, while Pas Reform Academy is scheduled to deliver a
program of hatchery management training for Oktyabrskaya’s personnel.
Wim Schaafsma, managing director of Pas Reform Russia,
concludes: “Mr. Andin and his team are looking to the future with Smart™
technologies and it is a privilege to be working with them. We are proud to
have been awarded this project and look forward to contributing to
Oktyabrskaya’s future growth and success.”