Operating in 150 thousand m² indoor area, Erpiliç integrated production plant's chicken slaughtering capacity is 330 thousand per day.
The plant with European standards has been given the advance-fixing certificate, allowing product export to the European Union. In addition, the plant has been awarded with ISO 9001-2000 Certificate, ISO 22000-2005 Certificate, TSE Certificate and the Gimdes Halal Food certificate. The company operates in cooperation with 1300 producer families under contract. Its fleet consists of 70 freezer trucks, 108 live animal transportation and 40 feed transportation vehicles. The company adds social and economic value with its young and qualified personnel consisting of 1900 people. It offers quality and flavor together thanks to its production structure at European standards.
Erpiliç, with capacity to generate 15% of the chicken production in Turkey, is one of the top 500 industrial corporations.
Raw materials received by the feed factory under contracted business relations are tested in chemical and microbiological laboratories in accordance with the terms of the contract. Only the raw materials which comply with the standards are accepted, and out of standard materials are rejected. The raw materials which are accepted are piled up in predetermined storages. If stocking process is expected to a take long time, protective measures are taken against mold formation and toxins.
Initially, raw materials needed for production are taken into dosage silos. Ratio of the feed to be produced is prepared based on the type of animal and the level of productivity. Production is performed with a fully automated computerized system. Each stage of production is continuously controlled by taking samples at each stage of processing and analyzing the feed in NIR device within 2 minutes.
All feeds transported to hatcheries are quickly analyzed in NIR devices just as during the production process and are sent to the field upon receipt of conformity report issued by the laboratory.
Each health control stage of incubation eggs produced under BIO safety measures and hygienic conditions is regularly performed by veterinarians in charge.
Development and health condition of the chicks during rearing, are periodically controlled by veterinarians and agricultural engineers in compliance with the EU standards in hatcheries, where they stay for 45 days.
Both raw materials and feeds are subjected to microbiological and chemical (nutritional) tests in the laboratories. Presence of toxin, mold, salmonella, E. coli, total coliforms, enterobacteria in the microbiological tests of raw materials and feeds are controlled. In chemical tests, moisture, raw protein, raw fat, raw cellulose, raw ash, starch sugar, metabolic energy, acidity, peroxide value and solutions in the raw materials and feeds are checked through infrared systems. In mechanical tests, pellet durability index (PDI) of the feed, crumble mixer sieve particle size and particle size of powder feed are checked. Percentages foreign material and broken grain in the raw materials are tested. Mineral substance analysis in feeds, feed raw materials and additives are Performed using Spectrometer and Titration devices.