TARGAN, Wayne-Sanderson Farms announce collaboration

TARGAN poultry systems utilize AI, machine learning and high-speed vision systems.

August 17, 2023

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TARGAN Inc. (TARGAN) and Wayne-Sanderson Farms announced Aug. 15 a multi-year agreement for the integration of TARGAN artificial intelligence (AI) poultry systems in various Wayne-Sanderson Farms’ broiler hatcheries across the United States.

“We are pleased to have Wayne-Sanderson Farms, a well-respected company with a long history and exceptional expertise in the poultry industry, as our first commercial collaboration,” said Ramin Karimpour, founder and chief executive officer of TARGAN. “We have built a company with notable strengths in both engineering and biology, and we are confident our technology will enhance operations and positively impact the poultry industry for years to come.”

TARGAN poultry systems utilize AI, machine learning and high-speed vision systems to create efficiencies for protein producers and optimize hatchery processes while also enhancing global food sustainability and animal welfare. The first units from TARGAN are scheduled to be installed in Wayne-Sanderson Farms’ hatcheries during the third quarter of 2023.

“Wayne-Sanderson Farms is excited to team up with TARGAN on innovative technologies in our hatcheries. As we evaluated important advancements to incorporate into our company, TARGAN rose to the top of the list.  This collaboration will strengthen our system from Live Production through Processing,” said Kevin McDaniel, senior vice president and general manager fresh operations at Wayne-Sanderson Farms. 

“At TARGAN, we are proud to help companies like Wayne-Sanderson Farms feed the world,” continued Karimpour. “Our goal — across all our technologies — is to build a more sustainable global food supply. We’re excited to take this important first step on that journey.”

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