Saving Poultry Feed Cost with Concentrates
Do you know you can save feed cost by formulating your own feed? If you don’t want to go all the way to the scratch to formulate your own feed, you can use concentrates and add to it things like maize, wheat offal or rice bran and soybean meal. Below is an example:

AnimalCare sells a 25kg concentrate feed for layers for N3100. With this concentrate, you can formulate 100kg of feed as follows:

1.    Layers Concentrate: 30kg
2.    Maize: 50kg
3.    Wheat offal/Rice bran (as source of fiber): 20kg

The trick is to find places where you can buy maize and wheat offal/rice bran at cheap prices. You can get them cheap by buying directly from maize farmers and companies that have wheat offal/rice bran as byproducts. Having your own vehicle will save you a lot in transport cost.
Note: There are also concentrates for broilers.
Useful info. The way poultry feed have skyrocketed is alarming.

Possibly Related Threads...
Thread Author Replies Views Last Post
  How much feed will a cow need per day Kiwi 2 304 03-03-2018, 01:29 AM
Last Post: Henlus
  Factory Farming: A Blessing or A Curse? FarmTech 8 1,012 03-03-2018, 01:24 AM
Last Post: Quack
  How to determine the size of a house for a given number of birds Manger 0 61 03-03-2018, 01:16 AM
Last Post: Manger
  Free Feed Formula for Beef Cattle Henlus 2 306 01-06-2018, 12:12 AM
Last Post: Henlus
  Snails: How can I Identify Achatina Achatina and Archachatina Marginata Snails? Sendrix 3 572 01-06-2018, 12:08 AM
Last Post: Sendrix
  My Poultry Farm (2) Henlus 0 206 01-01-2018, 12:49 AM
Last Post: Henlus
  How Will You Control Snakes? FarmTech 23 5,535 12-13-2017, 12:03 AM
Last Post: Henlus
  Chickens: Probiotics & Antibiotics Question John@ 5 1,563 12-12-2017, 10:42 PM
Last Post: Henlus
  Rabbits: age Bupsiny 2 568 12-12-2017, 09:51 PM
Last Post: Henlus
  Importance of Baking Soda for Goats Manger 4 1,152 12-12-2017, 09:49 PM
Last Post: Manger

Users browsing this thread: 1 Guest(s)