Thompsons Feeding Innovation
The leading animal feed manufacturer in Northern Ireland, Thompsons provides feed for poultry, horses, pigs, ruminants, as well as a line of alternative feed products. Thompsons has been feeding the animals of Ireland for more than 100 years. Thompsons continually aims to provide innovation to the feed industry to help maximise the animal's potential, through investment into nutritional research and development. Thompsons also has a heat and power plant which generates electricity, helping with the production and innovation of the business. Thompsons was the first British Isles mill to be awarded ISO 9002 for quality assurance and has also won awards for the reduction of CO2 emissions.
In addition to the feed products that Thompsons sells, it provides a variety of other products, including g-lime, fertiliser, grass seed, silage additives, and secure covers. Additionally, Thompsons provides a number of services to customers, including silage and soil analysis, as well as 'Milk Manager' which is software used to determine the cost of dairy and to improve performance. The final service that Thompsons offers is Ultramix. Ultramix is an on-farm formulation program developed for the purpose of ensuring proper nutritional requirements are met for sheep, dairy, and beef animals.