Egg Industry - October 2017 - 25
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Key consolidation elsewhere in the industry
More recently, two other new companies were formed
through the consolidation of existing egg operations:
Versova Holdings LLC and Prairie Star Farms.
Versova was formed in 2016 to manage the combined
day-to-day operations of egg producers Centrum Valley
Farms LLP, Trillium Farm Holdings LLC and Iowa Cagefree LLP. Centrum Valley, Trillium and Iowa Cage-free will
continue to exist independently. As of December 31, 2016,
the company's layer flock included 17.1 million layer hens.
Prairie Star Farms, founded in 2011, markets the
combined egg production of Rindler Poultry, RossMedford Farms, Hoosier Pride and J Star Farms. As of
December 31, 2016, the company's layer flock included
9.4 million hens. ■
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