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Poultry Farming: 9 Tips to Expand The Livestock

Pronami Chetia
Pronami Chetia
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Agribusiness is currently doing remarkably well in the Indian market, and it is an area that will continue to thrive in the future. Poultry farming is the best solution you can think of if you want to establish an Agri-business. Poultry farming is a profitable business, but many people fail due to a lack of understanding and a good business plan. Poultry farming has been practiced in India for decades, and you have a better chance of making money in this business.

Agribusiness is currently doing remarkably well in the Indian market, and it is an area that will continue to thrive in the future. Poultry farming is the best solution you can think of if you want to establish an Agri-business. Poultry farming is a profitable business, but many people fail due to a lack of understanding and a good business plan. Poultry farming has been practiced in India for decades, and you have a better chance of making money in this business.

Let’s know about some secret tips to gain success in the market.      

1. Start small at the beginning

Don’t start large-scale poultry farming if you are inexperienced in the market. For a business like chicken farming, you must start small and gradually expand as your company grows and the demand for your products rises. Before you start a firm, you should conduct a thorough feasibility analysis. If there are too many competitors or if the supply of poultry goods in your area exceeds the demand, search for a new location to start your business or start another business. There are various more profitable cattle farming businesses to consider.

2. Consider Meat Packaging and Production-:

A lot of people obtain their poultry from supermarkets and grocery stores. Few people still purchase live animals because they believe it is less stressful to purchase previously packed meat that can be used to prepare a meal in a matter of minutes. As a result, you should seriously consider starting your own meat processing and packaging company to sell your farm's products.

Once you have your poultry farm, starting a meat packaging company is fairly easy. Just create a space for butchering and cleaning the animals, hire butchers and buy equipment that would make the job mechanized and faster, some refrigerators, and then approach food regulatory agencies in your area for a license and boom! You are ready to start packaging your own meat.

3. Have your own sales outlet:

Another way to expand your poultry farm business is to have your own sales outlet and not rely only on supplying to retailers. You don’t have to have too many sales outlets; you can start with just one. You can sell your own branded chickens and chicken parts and fresh eggs to consumers.

4. Offer Mobile Sales and Delivery Services: 

Because of our hectic lifestyles, twenty-four hours in a day is simply not enough for most of us. Imagine having to cook, shop for groceries, care for your children, and handle a variety of other house chores while working a 9-5 job. For many working parents, life is difficult, which is why mobile sales and delivery services are so popular.

Many people consider such services to be life-saving; they regard them as a way to get your essentials without having to deal with stress or traffic. With a van or two, you'll be able to start providing such services in your neighborhood, which will increase your income.

5. You can employ sales representatives: 

Don’t think that your business is too small to employ sales reps or that the poultry business is not serious enough to have sales representatives.

6. Have your own Hatchery

Having your own hatchery for hatching new chicks is more cost-effective than buying day-old chicks. When compared to outsourcing the hatching service to others, you will be able to cut hatching costs while also increasing output.

7. Produce your own feed: 

Another tip for poultry farming is to have your own feed mill for producing chicken feed. Chicken feed production is not so hard; if you are able to reduce the costs of producing feed, you would be able to increase on the7 overall profitability of your business.

8. Take Stock regularly: 

You should also keep an eye on the output from your farm. You should have a store where eggs are stored and have some people who would be in charge of stock-keeping and counting the chickens regularly. This would help to prevent thefts.

9. You can even apply for government grants: 

Agriculture is a topic on which the government is always focused. That is why the agricultural sector has a plethora of support programs for investors. Government-backed loans and grants are examples of such assistance schemes. Such funds should be sought out and applied for.

(You can also go through Difference Between Layer and Broiler Chicken)

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