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How to efficiently start a poultry layer farm?


In order to establish a successful and sustainable chicken farm project, you are required to have enough knowledge. How to start a poultry layer farm? And there are some basic things you need to do before you get into the egg production business. Include the number of chickens you want to keep per cycle and the farm location, etc.

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Location and chicken farm house size(poultry layer farm) 

In selecting the location of the poultry egg production business, there must be a balance of market, land costs, labor costs, safety and the need for good water supplies. It is not recommended to keep egg farming near rivers or streams as it may cause contamination of chicken drips during rainfall(poultry layer farm).poultry layer farm

The type of house you need and the size of the land will depend on the size of your poultry farming project or how many chickens you will feed. Now the most efficiency method of feeding chicken is automatic cage feeding system.poultry layer farm

About the automatic cage feeding system

  1. Environment control system

There are some important influence factors for chickens growth include appropriate temperature and humidity, fresh air, Moderate light and quiet environment. The most suitable temperature in the house is 18 ~ 23 ℃, the minimum should not be less than 7 ℃, the maximum does not exceed 30 ℃. Relative humidity maintained at 60% to 75%. In order to keep the suitable growth environment, we need the “brain” for chicken house, control system(poultry layer farm).poultry layer farm

  1. Chicken Cage system

Hot deep galvanizing process, excellent corrosion resistance, long service life.

Chicken Cage can be adjusted according to the growth of chickens to facilitate the feeding(poultry layer farm).

Cage bottom plastic floor effectively reduce the chicken leg disease. According to the situation of the chicken house, H type cage can stack up to 8 layers, greatly improving the intensive stocking density.

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  1. Chicken Feeding system

The automatic feeding system can reduce feeds waste and make feeding smoothly. Special feeding machine can achieve feeding quickly and evenly(poultry layer farm).

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  1. Drinking water system
  • Eachcage side equip water pressure regulator, control water supply pressure.
  • Nipplesdrinker and hanging cup reasonable design, effectively protecting the water drinking quality.
  • The brood or coldregion can equip heating system to ensure proper water temperaturpoultry layer farm
  1. Eggcollection system
  • Eggcollecting belt apply flexible polypropylene material with proper tension, effectively reduce the egg damage rate.
  • Multi-layer automatic egg collection systemfeatures high accuracy and smooth operation, maximum savings in labor and time.poultry layer farm


  1. Manure removalsystem

Each layer of chicken cage equip automated manure removal belt and deliver dung to the outside of the chicken house, keep clean growth environment.poultry layer farm

 Layers Feeds

To lay well, the layer chickens must get the best possible feed. Hens need plenty of calcium in their diets to lay eggs with hard, strong shells. On average, each laying hen requires 110g-120g of feed every day. It is very important to give the layers the right feeds, and the right quantities, so that they grow well and have a high egg production rate.

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Management And Labor

 The number of farm workers you need will depend on the size of your poultry egg production project. And the most important reason whether your choose the full-automatic equipment for your chicken house. If you adopt our chicken cage system, it’s only need 2 people for daily work about 20,000chickens.poultry layer farm

Handle eggs

First the poor quality eggs will be picked out, clean the rest of the eggs. Then the eggs were UV disinfection, It can kill 99.9% of bacteria on the surface of eggshell. Because the egg after cleaning will destroy the protective film, After sterilization to be oiled. Oiling is like putting a layer of protective clothing on an egg, extending its shelf life. Oil is food oil.

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Animal harmless treatment equipment

The process stage of harmless treatment equipment is divided into six stages: raw material conveying section, sterilization drying section, vacuum dewatering and deodorizing section, air infrared UV ozone treatment system (waste gas treatment section), waste water treatment section, oil residue separation section.poultry layer farm

Mus Agro an excellent chicken farm equipment manufacturer.

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