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New TMR feed processing plant opens in Gimpo

Published on 9 April, 2013, Last updated at 11:49 GMT
New TMR feed processing plant opens in Gimpo

A new TMR (total mixed ration) formulated feed manufacturing plant was recently opened by Hanwoo Gold Farming Association

A ceremony was held for the completition of the plant, located in Gimpo, Korea. The event was attended by city councilors along with more than 100 Korean beef farmers.

The factory covers an area of 198 m2 and was built on a budget of 450 million won. The machinery for the plant were imported, and the plant has a production capacity of more than 5,000 tonnes of formulated feeds a year.

The equipped TMR manufacturing facility, produces a TMR of mixed roughage and concentrates will see dairy cattle receiving an increase in the nutritive value of their diets, and farmers will in turn see a reduction in their feed costs.

The new TMR feed plant is expected to help relieve the financial difficulties of struggling cattle breeding farms, as well as improve the quality of Gimpo's beef processing facilities, the technical director of the Center for Agricultural Technology said.


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