The Danish company DanePork A/S, a privately held meat processing company previously known as Slagtergården St. Lihme, is in the process of building a new slaughtering facility for pigs. After several years of rebuilding the cutting, deboning and packing part of the plant as well as the completely new fully automatic carcass storage, which cost over €20 million in investments, it is now time for the ‘front side’ of the plant to be renewed.
The new slaughter hall is designed to meet the latest standards of hygiene, COVID-19 ‘new normal’ employee rules and routines throughout the buildings, and animal welfare standards, with automated walkways for the livestock.
In the construction of the plant, all energy saving possibilities have been taken into account in order to meet the carbon neutral requirements.
Unloading of pigs from the supplier truck will be done inside a closed area, and storage of pigs in pens of 15 pigs each allows for very low-stress transportation towards the stunning area.