Poultry Growers

Minimum Poultry
Requirements
Certifications Lifetime Limit $6,500 Maximum
Reimbursement
Broilers – 75,000/yr
Non-Broilers – 10,000/yr
Not Applicable Not Applicable Standard 35% Cost Share
• Reimbursement packet supersedes application information
PROGRAM GOALS: Improve long term feed storage and sustainability of energy resources for poultry operations
Application Period:
October 1 – November 1, 2016
Approval Announcements:
January 2017
Reimbursement Deadline:
September 1, 2017

Guidelines: Application C

Eligible Items

  1. Feed Bin – for on farm storage of poultry feed only
    •    Minimum bin capacity of 4 dry tons
    •    Foundation – concrete pad (recommended but not required)
    •    Labor - labor conducted by a contractor/supplier for installation is eligible; labor cannot exceed 30% of total reimbursement;
        labor provided by the applicant is not eligible
  2. Generator – for poultry house use only
    •    20 – 40 KW power generation per house
    •    Materials and labor to connect & wire the generator including automatic transfer switch
    •    Foundation – concrete pad (recommended but not required)
    •    Labor - labor conducted by a contractor/supplier for installation is eligible; labor cannot exceed 30% of total reimbursement; labor provided by the applicant is not eligible
  3. Propane Tank* – for poultry house use only
    •    Minimum capacity – 1,000 gallons
    •    Above ground only
    •    Must be ASME certified (American Society of Mechanical Engineers)
    •    Must be purchased and installed by a TN licensed dealer
    •    Foundation – concrete pad or footers
    •    Labor - labor conducted by a contractor/supplier for installation is eligible; labor cannot exceed 30% of total reimbursement; labor provided by the applicant is not eligible

Requirements

  1. It is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure that their project is eligible and meets all TAEP criteria.

    * Only items where (*) is indicated may be new or used. Used items must be:
    •     In excellent working condition
    •     No excessive rust
    •     Functional soundness
    •     Reasonable market price

 For additional Information call 1-800-342-8206 or email poultry.grower@TN.gov
Application C Materials