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Here is How These Cow Dung Businesses can Help You Earn Lakhs!

Nikita Arya
Nikita Arya

Venturing into a business could be a huge decision for any farmer. Imagine investing all your hard-earned money into something you are not certain about! Here is why not many farmers are reluctant to try their hands-on business. But if you are willing to get into a business, you must understand the pros and cons of the business. What should be a business idea? Do I have enough capital to start the business? What returns should I expect out of the business? These are some of the basic questions you need to ask yourself.  


Thinking of a business that is both economical and financially rewarding is a tough task. Therefore, we help you by introducing you to a business idea which can help you earn millions with minimal hard work, which is a Cow-dung business. Cow dung related businesses business not only require minimal investment but can also ensure bumper profits!  


Here are a few cow-dung related businesses that are highly profitable: 


Making Paper from Cow dung 

Not many people know that cow dung is also used for making paper. So, you can start a paper-making business if you are a cattle rearer. A recent example of paper-making business from cow dung has been recorded in Rajasthan. Kumarappa National Handmade Paper Institute (KNHPI) in Rajasthan has created handmade papers by mixing cow dung with rag paper. The cost of establishing a paper-making plant could be between Rs. 5 lakhs to Rs. 25 lakh (approximately).  

Vegetable Dye from Cow Dung 

While paper-making only uses 7% of the cow dung, the remaining 93% can be used to make vegetable-based dye. Believe it or not, cow dung is one of the most natural, safe and chemical-free methods to dye cotton. Mix cow dung with water in a large pot and put the cotton fabric in the mixture overnight to bleach the fabric. Starting a vegetable dye business could be a profitable option in the times when there is a wave of organic products spreading across the world. A vegetable dye or natural dye is better for the environment and that’s why it is being demanded from all across the world.  


Selling Cow dung 

Selling cow dung is a profitable business in itself. Cow dung can be sold at a rate of Rs 5 per kg. The government itself buys cow dung from the farmers at the rate of Rs 5 per kilogram for making paper and visible dyes. It can be a profitable deal for small farmers. By selling cow dung, small farmers can increase their monthly income.  


For your information, cow dung cakes are also traded. So if you are a cattle rearer and have more than 10 cows on your farm, then you can earn a substantial amount of profit.

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