|Company name||:||Minami Cattle Feedlot Ltd.|
|Representative||:||Yuji Inoue, President and CEO|
|Address||:||4733 Manganji, Minamioguni-machi, Aso-gun, Kumamoto 869-2402, Japan|
|Access||:||An approximate 20-min drive from the JR Miyaji Station (JR Hohi Line)
An approximate 80-min drive from the Aso Kumamoto Airport
An approximate 90-min drive from the Kumamoto Interchange
|Lot area||110 ha|
|Number of cattle||6000 head|
|Capital||62 million yen|
|Number of employees||24|
|Business activities||Fattening and selling cattle; producing and selling compost|
|Main customers||Miyazaki Beef Center Co., Hamada Co., Kochi Beef Co.|
|Main suppliers||Kyushu Futaba Shiryo, Hokkaido Minami Farm, Hokuren, Suematsu Chikusan|
|Affiliated companies||Inoue Bokujo, Kyushu Futaba Shiryo, Hokkaido Minami Farm|
|Facilities and equipment||32 cattle sheds, 2 cattle sheds with small stalls, 8 nursing cattle sheds,
1 feed-blending storage, 2 feed storages, 1 sawdust storage,
2 active-composting sheds, 1 compost-curing shed,
3 compost-maturing sheds, 1 compost-packaging building,
2 compost-drying plants,
2 brewer's grain-storing silos (stockpile: about 1600 t),
1 oil feeder with an underground tank, 2 outdoor tanks (20 kL/tank),
1 office with a company house, 1 dormitory for employees
|Vehicles and heavy machines||4 feeding cars, 6 wheel loaders, 4 forklifts, five 10-t dump trucks, three 4-t dump trucks, eight 4-t trucks, one 4-t animal transporter|
※ About our affiliated company, Hokkaido Minami FarmA subsidiary of Minami Cattle Feed-lot Ltd.
It nurses and raises calves of Japanese Wagyu and crossbreeds in Betsukai Town in the Nemuro District of Hokkaido.
The company currently raises approximately 1600 head.
At the age of approximately 8 months, the calves are transported to the Minami Cattle Feed-lot for further development.
※ Company History
|Founded in June 1980||Minami Cattle Feedlot Ltd.
(first president: Takashige Inoue) after acquiring an agricultural producers'
cooperative corporation, Minami nojo.
Number of cattle sheds: 8, Head of cattle: 1145
|May 1984||Number of cattle sheds: 16, Head of cattle: 3013|
|May 1987||Builds two compost sheds with the subsidy,
"Collective Business for Improving Livestock Farming Environment."
Number of cattle sheds: 24, Head of cattle: 4698
|December 1991||Opens the Hokkaido Minami Farm in Mihara, Betsukai Town, Hokkaido.|
|March 1992||Yuji Inoue, the third son of Takashige Inoue, becomes president.
Number of cattle sheds: 28, Head of cattle (Aso): 6524
Head of cattle (Hokkaido): 916
|April 1994||Builds active-composting sheds.|
|December 1994||Incorporates the Hokkaido Minami Farm.
Head of cattle (Minami Cattle Feed-lot): 7906
Head of cattle (Hokkaido Minami Farm): 2323
|May 1995||Installs a compost agitator with the subsidy,
"General Measures for activating Local Stockbreeding Business."
Builds a compost-curing shed and a compost-packaging building.
Number of cattle sheds: 31, Head of cattle: 7767
|May 1998||Number of cattle sheds: 31, Head of cattle: 9425|
|May 2003||Number of cattle sheds: 32, Head of cattle: 8593|
|August 2005||Builds a compost-drying facility and compost-drying plant No. 1.
First to recycle compost into litter First to recycle compost into litter
|August 2006||Builds compost-drying plant No. 2,
which is equipped with a system that utilizes waste heat.
Number of cattle sheds: 32, Head of cattle: 8470