SFPL has separate units for brooding, growing and laying where strict ‘All In All Out’ system is followed so that single age birds are present in a unit at any given time. SFPL has breeding farms in 22 different locations with a capacity of 660,000 breeders in lay.
SFPL has 2 hatcheries, one at Veeranapet and the other at Gouraram village situated in the vicinity of Hyderabad. The hatchery is installed with Pas Reform (Netherlands) machinery and follows ‘All In All Out’ system.
SFPL has its own commercial broiler farms with a capacity of 24 lakh and works with more than 2000 farmers under the contract-growing model. SFPL has strong distribution arrangement for broilers with 135 specially built caged vans for birds transport making it a unique business model.
SFPL’s strength lies in its ability to market its own produce through its distribution network. The company owns 75 retail & wholesale chicken outlets and works with more than 2400 dealer outlets to sell its broilers.
SFPL operates four feed mills situated at Hyderabad, Hanuman Junction, Karimnagar and Jadcherla with a total capacity of 2400TPD poultry feed and 350TPD floating fish feed and have the provision to increase the production capacity to 3600TPD in poultry feed and 700TPD in fish feed. All plants are equipped with the latest technology and machinery supplied by Buhler (poultry), Wenger & Stolz (fish).
Processed chicken in convenient packing is the emerging consumption pattern. SFPL set up a processing plant with 1000BPH and with growing demand curve SFPL planned to start another 6000BPH plant which can be expanded to 12,000BPH. Machinery and equipment is supplied by Marel Stork of Netherlands. The plant is expected to be operational by June 2015. SFPL operates 17 specially designed reefer vans for the distribution of processed chicken.
To ensure high quality inputs for production of superior quality feed, the management deliberated on in-house facility for production of Soy and Rice Bran meals with a capacity of 750TPD and 300TPD at Chandrapur in Maharashtra and Karimnagar in Telangana state respectively.
In 2013, SFPL started a premix plant with a capacity of 100TPD at Pudur in the vicinity of Hyderabad and the plant uses Buhler machinery so as to produce better quality premixes in precision.