This template on how to start a Poultry feed production business in Nigeria, will give you needed guide on how to start and profit from Poultry feed business. The cost of starting a commercial Poultry feed production business in Nigeria, The cost of the different poultry feed production machine and equipment needed for the commercial production of poultry feed. The packaging of the poultry feed manufactured and the feasibility report on Poultry feed production business are discussed in this Poultry feed business plan template.
Poultry feed is an essential prerequisite to poultry farming. The scarcity of adequate quality of poultry feeds has been affecting the productivity of Poultry farmers in the Country.
The need for adequate and sustainable availability of suitable feed premixes make poultry feed production an important and profitable enterprise in Nigeria.
In an effort to reduce cost of imported inputs, the Federal Government set up a task force mandated to look into local raw material substitutes for livestock feed production. The task force report has elucidated some local raw materials that can form the basic ingredients for compounding livestock feeds locally. A number of manufacturing activities has centered on this report and prospective industrialists can take advantage of this opportunity to establish viable livestock feeds production companies.
Raw Materials for poultry feed production:
The raw materials are groundnut cake, palm kernel meal, fish meal, bone meal, sodium chloride, vitamin premix, mineral premix and other additives.
Poultry feed production machines
The equipment required for poultry feed manufacturing project include hammer mill, filling, blending (mixer) and bag sewing machines.
Poultry feed manufacturing process:
The production process of poultry feed starts from the hammer mill, where the bones are crushed. The crushed bones are mixed with the fish meal, sodium chloride and other additives such as vitamin and mineral premixes. The mixture is bagged ready for use or sale.
Poultry feed formula
Layer starter mash 0-8 weeks
Grower mash 9-20 weeks
Layer mash 20 weeks to end of laying
Broiler starter mash 0-5 weeks
Broiler Finisher mash 6-12 weeks
With the increase in the price of poultry feed in Nigeria, farmers are finding difficult to buy poutry feeds and also make profit from their poultry farm. However, the below poultry feed formula for starter and poultry feed formula for broiler serves as a good guide for those intending to start the poultry feed manufacturing business, either for local consumption in their farms or for commercial manufacturing of poultry feed.
Starter feed formula
|Starter feed formulation|
|Full fat soya||150kg|
Growers Mash Formula
|Growers Mash Formula|
|Palm kernel cake||50kg|
Broiler starter mash Formula for male
|Broiler starter mash Formula for male|
|Toxin buider||3 kg|
Broiler starter mash Formula for female
|Broiler starter mash Formula for female|
|full fat soya||76kg|
Layers Mash Formula
|Layers Mash Formula|
|Palm kernel cake||40kg|
Poultry feed production cost
|Plant and Machinery||250,000.00|
|Land and Building (Rent)||70,000.00|
|Pre- investment Expenses||50,000.00|