Properties & Facilities
Cal-Maine Foods, Inc. operates farms, processing plants, hatcheries, feed mills, warehouses, offices and other properties located in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Utah. As of June 1, 2019, the facilities included three breeding facilities, two hatcheries, six wholesale distribution centers, 23 feed mills, 42 shell egg production facilities, 28 pullet growing facilities, 43 processing and packing facilities, and one egg products facility. We also own a significant interest in a company that owns an egg products facility, which is consolidated in our financial statements. Most of our operations are conducted from properties we own.
As of June 1, 2019, we owned approximately 27,458 acres of land in various locations throughout our geographic market area. We have the ability to hatch 21.2 million pullet chicks annually, grow 26.2 million pullets annually, house 44.4 million laying hens, and control the production of 40.3 million layers, with the remainder controlled by contract growers. We own mills that can produce 766 tons of feed per hour, and processing facilities capable of processing approximately 500,000 dozen shell eggs per hour.
Over the past five fiscal years, our capital expenditures, excluding acquisitions of shell egg production and processing facilities from others, have totaled an aggregate amount of approximately $312.7 million.