How to Process Low Cost Feed Pellets for Chicken in Zambia?

Zambia, officially the Republic of Zambia, is an inland country in Africa, with a population of 15 million. Maize, cotton, wheat, and soya are the main agricultural products, and the main livestock is cattle, pigs, goats, chicken and other poultry. Investment in Zambia’s poultry industry is promising, and welcome to process chicken feed in Zambia.

Buy a factory price chicken feed making machine to setup small, medium and large scale chicken feed pellets at Low Investment Capitals, build your own chicken feed making factory in Zambia, Philippines, Uzbekistan, Lithuania, Nigeria, Tanzania, etc., at low cost. If you have any idea of making chicken feed pellets on your farm, or livestock animal feed factory, please contact us for more information!

Starting Chicken Feed Pellet Production in Zambia

In Zambia, although agriculture accounts for only 8.6 % of total GDP, the agricultural sector employs 60 % of the labor force. In the agricultural sector as a whole, 48 per cent are related to livestock. We can credibly describe that the breeding industry is the main industry in Zambia.

For Chicken Feed Pellet Production Investor

Poultry market is large in Zambia. The total size of the poultry market is expected to reach 11.8 million tons by 2050, while the egg market is expected to reach 5.9 million tons. Consumption of all poultry products is expected to grow rapidly in the coming decades, with an estimated annual growth rate of 3.3% for poultry. In the poultry sector, feeding chicken is very popular, because the chicken does not need a lot of open space, and the egg and chicken can be sold.

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Large Scale Chicken Feed Prodcution Line for Invetsmnet

In Zambia, there are about 1.1 million small and medium poultry farmers and they provide the bulk of the meat and eggs of the poultry in Zambia. So, you don't have to worry about the lack of market for your chicken feed pellet production business.

For Chicken Feeding Farmers

How do Zambian farmers raise chickens? They are kept in simple and open houses, and fed by hand. The living conditions can be plain, even crude, but the feed should be paid more attention, because if something goes wrong with chicken feed, it will have a bad effect on the quality of chicken and eggs. Chicken feed pellets are produced with high density and uniform size, easy to manage, transport and store, more suitable for feeding chickens than powder feed.

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Mini Chicken Feed Plant for Homemade

There are 7 major feed manufacturers in Zambia, they can produce about 320,000 MT feed per year. The price of the feed is high and users cannot custom the batching of the feed for their chicken. So, the best way to get chicken feed is to make it by farmers’ own. Therefore, making chicken feed pellets is a good choice for the farmer, also, they have enough raw materials, such as maize, soybean, sunflower, wheat and so on, reducing the cost of feeding chickens and increasing the income of farmers.

ABC Machinery is one reliable manufacturer and supplier offering chicken feed pellet making equipment and providing the service of making chicken feed pellet production business plan with building turkey solution for animal feed processing. Welcome to contact us for more information about making chicken feed in Zambia.

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Feed Pellet Prodcution Process for Chicken at Low Cost in Zambia

Then how to make chicken feed? Farmers can make the chicken feed just by doing the following steps. 

  • Step 1: preparing: silos are needed to store these raw materials. 
  • Step 2: screening: remove the impurities among the materials and these impurities may have a bad effect on the final production and the machines. So a screen is needed.
  • Step 3: crushing: a hammer mill may be a good choice for this step.
  • Step 4: mixing: all the materials which are crushed have to be mixed evenly with other ingredients for balanced nutrition.
  • Step 5: chicken feed pelletizing: the mixed materials will become pellets with the help of rollers and die off the pellet machine. 
  • Step 6: cooling and packing: further screening is needed to remove the powder and they can be packaged after cooled. 

NOTE: these steps of making chicken feed pellets are the coomon process, we offer the customization for your chicken or your poultry feed pellet production factory based on your requirements and conditions. Welcome to contact us for customizing the chicken feed pellet producrion process!

2-3 TPH Chicken Feed Pellet Production Line Video

Here is the video from one of our clients who has purchased 2-3 TPH chicken feed plant. For more information about chicken feed processing equipment, contact us now!

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