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Hog Slat - Producer Jennings Humphreys with the farrowing stalls in the late 70’s

Hog Slat Inc. got its start in 1969, when Billy Herring was operating a farrow-to-finish farm near Newton Grove, NC, and couldn't find appropriate flooring for the nursery he wanted to build. So, relying on his ingenuity and experience, he constructed his own slats. Other producers noticed the quality of his product, called on him for help, and a small family business was born. Today, that business produces a full range of hog and poultry farming equipment. Hog Slat’s corporate office is located in Newton Grove, NC, with regional offices in Iowa and Oklahoma. The poultry divisions of our company are operated under the Georgia Poultry and Eastern Shore Poultry Services companies.

Hog Slat, Inc. is a family-owned business engaged in many aspects of hog and poultry production.

Hog Slat - Dick Jordan on the left and Hog Slat founder, Billy Herring

We are involved in :

1) Turnkey construction of confinement type hog and poultry units,
2) The manufacture and distribution of hog and poultry equipment
3) The production of live hogs.

Hog Slat - The Waller Family with Hog Slat’s first turnkey construction project built in 1982.

Hog Slat, Inc. is the largest contractor and manufacturer of hog equipment in the United States with approximately 1,000 people directly employed and an additional 1,400 subcontractors working on the company's construction projects. Hog Slat, Georgia Poultry and Eastern Shore Poultry Services have constructed turnkey units for both family farms and large corporate farm units in the United States. Hog Slat, Georgia Poultry and Eastern Shore Poultry Servies also sell equipment packages to customers who choose to construct their own facilities, both domestically and internationally.

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