What are the benefits of poultry farming?
Chicken is one of the most consumed meat products in the world today. Consequently, one of the major advantages of intensive poultry farming is that it provides a high yield. As a result, eggs and chicken can be offered to the market at competitive prices which are affordable to everyone.
Commercial poultry farming can have significant returns on your initial investment should you decide to go that route. The reason being is that chickens, like broilers, take a couple months to reach maturity. Therefore, you can rear several batches over the period of a year, using the initial structure you began with. This only requires a little dedication, care and monitoring of your chickens and a small market to sell to.
Poultry farming does not usually require a high level of maintenance. By simply following industry guidelines, good hygiene and care needed to prevent illness or disease can be easily achieved. This ensures that you rear healthy and happy chickens.
Poultry meat as well as eggs are in high demand as they are a staple diet for people. Ever more attention is being placed on the need-to-know where our food originates from and its quality. Thus, there is a growing support for local farm markets that can supply the freshest produce.
Quality poultry feed is key
It is crucial that poultry feed is sourced from a reputable supplier at the highest possible quality. The reason being, your responsibility for the hygiene and care of your birds starts as soon as you purchase them, and your aim is to rear healthy, strong chickens. Nutritional deficiencies can lead to poor production, growth and disease. Another important factor to consider is that feed is specific to the type of chickens you are raising. In other words, feed for broilers, for example, should have a higher energy and protein content than feed for layers, since broilers are required to gain weight faster than layers.
Emerging Farmers poultry houses
New Generation Emerging Farmers uniquely designed poultry houses are suitable for broiler and layer poultry farming. The poultry house framework is made from angle Iron. Corrugated sheet metal is used for the roof and sides and the sides are covered with high quality tarpaulin material, creating a roll-up curtain. The ventilation openings on the sides are covered with diamond mesh, and the door in front allows for easy access. All our units are anchored with pins in the ground.
The structures are pre-manufactured and delivered as one unit in the following sizes:
4m x 12m Poultry Unit
4m x 18m Poultry Unit
4m x 24m Poultry Unit
6m x 15m Poultry Unit
6m x 30m Poultry Unit