More and more chicken breeders claim that the feed companies sell their broiler feeds so expensive that farmers have no margin left when it comes to selling the chicken. So start to make feed for their own poultry is popular now. While how to start? What is the chicken feed formula, what is the feed pellet machinery that you require? What should you pay attention to make high quality chicken feed pellets? How to choose the chicken feed pellet mill suitable for you? Now let me give you answers!
Raw Materials for Chicken Feed Pellets
Chicken Feed Pellet Formula
Crude Protein (Min) 16.5%, Lysine (Min) .7%, Methionine (Min) .2%, Crude Fat (Min) 3%, Cruder Fiber (Max) 5%, Calcium (Min) 3.5% (Max) 4%, Phosphorus (Min) .5%, Salt (Min) .2% (Max) .4%
Main Machine-Flat Die Feed Pellet Mill
For most farmers starting to mak feed pellets, we usually recommend our flat die feed pellet mill for its simple structure and easy operation. What is more, buying a flat die pellet mill costs little money. For chicken feed pellet mill with flat die design, we have two kinds of driven engine, one is electric motor, the other is diesel engine. Which engine to choose, just depend on you local condition. Among all these flat die feed pellet mill, AZSPLM-260B feed pellet mill is our hotsale one, as it has medium capacity 400-600kg/h. Of course, we have much small chicken feed mill, the smallest one can be 60-100kg/h. The feed mill capacity various according to your requirement on the pellets diameter.
Why Choose Poultry Feed Pelletizer for Your Chicken?
This poultry feed pelletizer for small poultry farm or home use is different from other feed pellet mills. As for chicken, they are kept for fast and health growth. The feed of chicken should emphasize the nutrition content and ingredients. We developed this homemade chicken feed pelletizer and focused to increase the integrity of nutrition and palatability which can accelerate chicken to have more than usual. What’s more, chicken in different growing stages need different size feed pellets, with this machine, you can make feed pellets from 2-10 mm, meeting different needs
How to Make Chicken Feed Pellets
Unless you are feeding very few chickens, making your own feeds requires a feed grinder. You can buy a small feed hammer mill or feed crusher match to your feed pellet mill. For efficiency, you can make a “premix” of the finer, more powdery ingredients, measuring it out in amounts sufficient for 25-lb. batches and storing it until use. When ready to make feed, you grind (coarsely) the corn and peas, dump in the premix, and add the small grains whole. You can mix thoroughly by hand, then feed immediately or store, for a few days only, in a covered bin.