How to Start A Cattle Feed Plant?
In recent years, with the strong support of various countries in the world, the feed processing industry has also become a popular industry. Maybe you are also considering whether to start processing and production of feed. Among them, the production of cattle feed has also attracted much attention. More and more people choose to buy a complete set of cattle feed plant to produce cattle feed.

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For beef cattle feed production, establishing a cattle feed production plant is the first step in your business. However, before choosing equipment and project plans for your cattle feed processing plant, you'd better understand the local cattle feed formula and processing technology in advance. According to your formula requirements, select the corresponding processing technology. Then select the appropriate production equipment according to your processing technology, and then plan the layout and construction of the factory according to the choice of equipment.
How to start a cattle feed processing plant can be divided into the following six steps:
1. Cattle feed formula and processing technology selection
2. Selection of cattle feed processing equipment
3. Layout and construction of cattle feed processing plant
4. Purchase and install cattle feed processing equipment
5. Purchase raw materials for processing cattle feed
6. Produced cattle feed marketing
How to select the cattle feed formula?

Through market research, it is very important to find a good feed formula to mix the ingredients. Obviously, the cattle feed formula is different from poultry and fish feed. Determine what specific nutrients farmers need to maintain growth, gain weight, and maintain health. According to the livestock species and additives (such as vitamins, amino acids, enzymes, minerals) to get the details of the livestock feed formula, and then decide the product to be produced, for example, if it is a cattle feed, is it beef feed or dairy feed?

Classification of Ruminant Animal Feed

Plant Feed: Green fodder, succulent feedstuff and roughage (hay, straw), grain feed (gramineae and leguminosae seeds), grain processing by-product (bran, oil cake, dregs)
Feed of Animal Origin: skim milk powder, meat and bone meal, blood meal, fish meal, meat, silkworm chrysalis powder, etc.
Constant Element Feed: salt, stone powder, calcium carbonate powder, bone meal, oyster, etc.
Trace Element Feed: Copper sulfate, iron sulfate, zinc sulfate, manganese sulfate, sodium selenite, cobalt sulfate, etc.
Additive feed: Amino acid, vitamin, antibiotic, antioxidant, etc.

Buy Cattle Feed Processing Equipment for Your Cattle Feed Pellet Business

The feed processing machinery you need to buy depends on the type of feed you want to produce. Among them, Feed Pellet Machine, Feed Pellet Crumbler, Feed Mixer, Feed Cooler Machine, Feed Dryer, Feed Seasoning Machine, Automatic Packing Machine, etc. are some of the necessary feed processing equipment in a complete cattle feed processing plant.

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Here you can see the design drawing of a cattle feed production plant with a capacity of 3-5 tons/hour. This process and layout was designed for one of our clients in West Africa. Please feel free to contact us for more information about this African feed processing plant.

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If you just want to start a small-scale cattle feed pellet processing plant, and produce feed pellets for your own use or sell in your own local area, then a small cattle feed pellet machine is enough. If you want to start a small-scale feed production business in your village, then our small cattle feed factory will be your best choice.

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Purchase the Ingredients for Feed Processing
Based on the feed formula you have decided to use, go ahead and get the ingredients. Here is the breakdown, most of which are readily available in Africa, Asia, America and more.
Maize, cassava grits and corn are popular for energy
Get wheat or noodle wastes for proteins and some carbohydrates
Bone meals, fish, oyster shells, dagaa, palm kernel for oils, salts and minerals
Marketing of Your Cattle Feed Pellets
This is the challenging part, especially for beginners. How do you get your pelleted feed product out there? There are many ways you can adopt
Supply stores: introduce your feed to livestock supply stores and let them act as middleman
Direct sales representatives: search for the sale representatives for your feed product
Establish a cattle feed processing plant and start your own feed making business can be huge potential to get profits. For example, in many African families, animals are the most valuable property, from which they get dairy products, plough power among others. This traditional way of life offers big opportunity for livestock feed processing mill since there are increasing demands for the high quality feeds for farmers and farms. So, start your cattle feed processing business from now on!

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Henan Herm Machinery Equipment Co., Ltd is was established in 2010, and has been devoted to the research and development of Feed Mill Machinery ever since. With more than 10-year experience, Herm® has become a leading manufacturer and supplier of animal feed machines and complete animal feed production lines, cattle feed plant, poultry feed plant, animal feed pellet production line, etc. It always endeavored to improve the quality of product and aims to meet the new requirements of international market. 
If You Are Ready to Start a Feed Pellet Plant Business, please contact us for the feed mill machineWe Can Provide Professional Design and Comprehensive Guidance According to Your Needs. Get in touch with us now!
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