Florist | Profitable Small Business:
Livestock Feed Production | Small Business
Most of the livestock farmers are always searching for right
food and food supplementary product for their farm. Several
different livestock feed needs to serve the different requirement.
The increase in global meat consumption is the major driving
factor that has augmented the demand for animal feed and feed
China, France, Germany, Spain and the United States represent
the largest prepared animal feed markets, market research is
must. Quantify the demand and need to select the product.
Any aspiring individual can do this business with capital
investment. The margin is lucrative and thus it is profitable
Livestock Feed Production: Livestock feeds are poultry feed,
fish feed, cattle feed, dog feed, bird feed, sheep feed etc.
According to demand of your local market choose the right one.
Business Plan: Crafting a detailed business plan is must. Select
right product, determining business objective, marketing and
financial planning is important. Plan should include setup cost,
machinery cost, raw material, man power and marketing expenses.
Unit Setup & Manufacturing: Livestock feed comes in two forms.
One is powder form and another is pellet form. According to
the product you will need to purchase the machinery.
Select machinery according to proposed capacity of the mill,
types of raw materials available, types of livestock feed to
be produced, power supply available, you need to have grinding
machine, weighing machine, mixing machine, pellet making
machine, steam boiler, cooker, freezer, elevators, crumblier,
conveyors, sifter and packing machines.
In most cases the raw materials coming into a feed process area
will have been requested by the nutritionist as being necessary
to meet the nutrient requirements of the diet.
Storage areas must be waterproof and well-ventilated, and provide
protection against infestation by insects and vermin which can
quickly cause substantial losses in weight. If materials are to be
stored in bags should be kept in a building having a concrete floor.
Roof and walls need only to be lightly constructed; they are pest
and water proof. Pay attention on packaging. Moisture proof
packaging for assuring quality for longer term is essential.
Manpower: Proper human resource planning is important. This
business includes the activity of production, marketing and
admin. Manufacturing includes Research & Development. Keep
skilled man power. For sales keep sales agents.
* Establish your own distribution network and retailers.
* Identify various ways of promotion and distribution.
* You can establish your own retail store also.
* If you have a website. It will help you in B2B business.
* Register product in online like amazon, eBay etc.
* Field promotion with farmers. Achieve customers by quality.
Wishing you all the best,