Smotherman Farms, Ltd. is a
limited liability partnership between Ken, Jr. & Dana Smotherman (managing
partners) and Ken, Sr. & Rita Smotherman (investors/mentors).
The operation consists of 2 owned farms located on separate tracts of
land totaling 148 acres. The
owned farms consist of a brood facility having 2 houses and a grow-out
facility consisting of 4 houses for finishing.
Total square footage of these facilities is 177,000 sq. ft.
Smotherman Farms also operates an additional farm that is leased from Cargill
Turkey Production. This leased
facility is located on a different tract of 450 acres and is approximately 8
miles from the owned farms. This facility consists of 4 grow-out houses
having a total square footage of 130,000 sq. ft.. All operations are located in
Smotherman Farms has been in operation since September of 2002. The farms were purchased from Cargill, Inc. and have continued to be in production as contract facilities of Cargill Turkey Production, LLC.-Waco Plant. Smotherman Farms annual production is approximately 590,000 live head (8.3 million live pounds).
Ken Smotherman Jr. and his
wife Dana manage the operation with the assistance of 3 additional
employees. Ken oversees general
operation and manages hands-on the grow-out facilities, while Dana manages all
brooder operations with the help from their daughters, Kasey & Whitney.
Ken & Dana also have a newborn son, Kenneth Wayne, born
Send mail to KenSmotherman@aol.com with
questions or comments about this web site.