Hall Farm Poultry House
Posted 04/04/2018 : By: Alice Goodrich
LJ & JL Mitchell, based in Repps with Bastwick, secured LEADER funding in October 2017. The applicant is introducing a free range egg facility at Hall Farm. The Broads LAG approved funding for the purchase of various pieces of equipment that will make the poultry house more productive and effective in handling and packing eggs. They will also introduce bio-security measures and install software that will enable the facility to be monitored remotely and provide the cleanest environment for the birds. This project will turn the poultry house into a state of the art, high welfare facility.
The grant is supporting the purchase the following items:
- LED lighting
- Equal pressure ventilation
- Feed weighers
- Bird weighers
- GSM dialler for alarm systems
- Big Farm Network Software
- Robotic egg palletiser, packer and stacker
- Solar-powered bio-secure gate and bio-security access system
LJ & JL Mitchell is a family business, run by a family who have been farming at Hall Farm for 5 generations. They grow a range of different crops and have a suckler beef cattle herd.