How to Start a Poultry Farming Business: Article: Page 119

How to Start a Poultry Farming Business:

Poultry farming is the fastest growing sector in agriculture and farming, because of the increasing population and worldwide demand for food protein.

Poultry farming includes the activity of raising various types of domestic birds commercially for the purpose of meat, eggs and feather production. The most common and widely raised poultry birds are chicken.

Commercial poultry farming business has several benefits. Size does not matter, being small has its own advantages. It is not seasonal and can produce income for the entire year.

Banks and financial institution approves the loan for commercial poultry farming project.

Different Methods Of Poultry Farming:
In this system, the poultry farming environment is fully controlled by the farmer. So, it ensures continuous production throughout the year in any environment and seasons. Here we put some methods of profitable commercial Layer Poultry Farming and Broiler Poultry Farming.

Deep Litter Poultry Farming:
Careful consideration is given to the method applied in feeding the birds. You can either pack off the entire sawdust with the dropping or cover the dropping with fresh saw dust. Normally, the day-old chicks are housed using the brooder method before they grow up.

Battery Cage Poultry Farming:
The battery cage housing allows for the droppings to fall on a separate platform directly under the cage. It is uniquely constructed to make feeding and drinking quite easy for the birds.

Poultry Farming Business Plan:
Business plan is the most important part of your operation in poultry farming. The basic consideration should be financial viability and technical feasibility. You will need to have a detailed project report. How much area of land is required for the setup? What kind of birds are you going to choose? What would be the investment in the fixed capital? What equipment is required? How are you going to market the products?

Skills For Poultry Farming:
Getting properly trained before starting poultry farming business is highly advised. It is very important to know how to keep and maintain the chicken or birds in an acceptable manner.

Poultry Farming Care & Management:
Learn more about various types of poultry diseases, symptoms, and treatment. Vaccinate the birds timely. Provide them nutritious feed and clean water. Clean their house on a regular basis. To ensure continuous production of chicken and eggs, your chickens should be regularly checked by veterinaries to ensure their health.

Poultry Farming Market Opportunities:
Employ the suitable marketing techniques. Before you start the business, you should really consider the marketing strategy.

Wishing you all the best,