In the organization of a poultry farm you need to consider several important points. A poultry farm can be registered as a farm or limited liability company. It is best to organize production in the country, and point of sale, on the contrary - in the city, in any market.
Organize next to the house suitable for walking bird place, preferably on the South side of the site. Summer and spring grass will be an additional power source. Besides, the ducks need a small pond - this is also consider.
Before buying young pre-equip suitable for keeping birds space. Will fit any spacious premises, a house or a large shed. The most important thing – protect birds from drafts, which is extremely dangerous for their health. If the house is the old building, will strengthen the Foundation to get inside rodents, cats and dogs.
One bird shall be at least 1 sq. m. In more crowded conditions, egg production can be greatly reduced.
Provide in the house is optimal for the life of the bird the temperature: for chickens - not below and not above 25 to 27°C. In summer the house needs to work an air cleaner or the fan. Note that for geese the temperature should be much lower. As for the incubator, the temperature should be adjustable. Raise her in the sea of growing up of young animals.
Purchase feeders, waterers, nests and incubators. However, if desired, all the equipment can be done by hand, including the ash drawer for bathing chickens (a box filled with ash).
Take care of the lighting of the house - in winter it will be very useful, since egg production drops significantly with the reduction of daylight. Use a fluorescent light. Remember - too much light is no less harmful than the lack of light.
Waterers and feeders should not be placed directly on the ground, it is better to strengthen them at low altitude. Watch out for their purity. On the floor lay a straw as its easier to remove along with the dung. Socket set on a high and in a dark place.
Start with a population of 400-700 goals. On purchase of young growth and improvement of the house will need about 2 thousand dollars. In poultry prices vary in different regions: one for the goose will have to pay 70-90 rubles for duck 30-60 rubles for Turkey – 70-90 rubles.
Bird food buy in the factories or in professional farms. Summer birds can also eat pasture. Duck, if there is a body of water, can feed on plankton and insects.
Poultry farm, in addition to meat and eggs, will produce fur, feathers and droppings. The latter can be sold to gardeners and horticulturists. However, for sale of manure must have a certificate of an appropriate sample.
If you are planning a regular supply of eggs to the stores, take care of appropriate packaging. In any city there is a printing company specializing in the manufacture of cardboard packaging, which can enter into a cooperation agreement.
Before you start trading will receive the veterinary certificate on the well-being of the economy and the product quality certificate.
First time, you can save on workforce – maintain a poultry farm with its own family.