Industrial Project

Hendrix Hatchery

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  • Contract Amount: $3,000,000
  • Location: Grand Island, NE
  • Duration: 12 Months 
  • Contract Type: Plan & Spec
  • Market: Food & Beverage
  • Owner: Hendrix
  • General Contractor: Henning

Ryan & Associates was selected to lead the mechanical trades for this facility that produces 24 million egg-laying chicks per year. The facility consists of several specialty areas including incubation, hatchery, pull/washroom, chick processing rooms, a large mechanical room, and a mechanical mezzanine above the entire facility.


Plumbing systems consisted of 800 ft. of trench drain, a large shower and restroom area, a 14,400 gal. per day RO system with 7,800 gal. storage tank and installation of all domestic water and waste piping.


Twelve boilers and thirteen pumps serving the heating water system, VRF system serving the office spaces, in floor heating, chillers and chilled water piping installation, (16) RTUs and building automation integrated with the process controls.


The project was coordinated with Navisworks 3D modeling allowing for prefabricated piping racks, ductwork, water heater skids and boiler skids suspended from the roofs structural steel. Completion was on schedule with a 12-month duration.


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