6 Tips How To Formulate Feed (Guide)

Judging by the current poultry feed prices, you may want to consider formulating your own feed; but, to do so correctly, you must be directed.

Here’s how to formulate feed, but first draw up a list of the materials you’ll need for each kind of poultry production.

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List of materials for poultry feed formulation

Poultry Feedstuff
Maize
Fish meal or Soybean
Oyster shell or Snail shell
Vitamin premix
Synthetic methionine
Dicalcium phosphate
Synthetic Lysine
Salt
Mycotoxin Binder

If you want to make poultry feed, the components listed above are what you’ll need. Take notice that fish meal and soybeans serve the same purpose as protein sources and that you must select one. You’ll also need calcium, which you may get from either an oyster shell or snail shell. Oyster shell is commonly used as grit, but if you want to save money on feeding, snail shell is an option, and here’s why The Importance of Snail Farming

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Mixing Feed

When making your own feed, you must exercise extreme caution to avoid contaminating the feed. Unless you are very certain that the area is clear of contamination, avoid mixing feed on the floor. Also, if you can afford all of the goods but want the services of a feed mixer to mix the feed in bulk quantities, please contact us in Kumasi via 0591173717.

Poultry feed prices are deterring many farmers from staying in the industry. Don’t be misled by current poultry feed prices into thinking you can get cheap feed. It may have an adverse effect on your production. We constantly advise farmers, which is why mycotoxin binder was put on the list of feed components, and here is why you should read this essential post Mycotoxins in feed Contamination.

How To Formulate Feed
Mycotoxin Binder

What is a mycotoxin binder?

A mycotoxin binder is a food additive used to bind to toxins in food products to prevent oxidation and ensure the stability of food. It is used in food products such as bread, cereal, and other food products.

How does a toxin binder work?

  1. Helps to alleviate respiratory issues
  2. Promotes a more secure and healthy atmosphere.
  3. Reduces the amount of wet droppings and wet litter produced by diarrhea.
  4. Improves air quality by reducing ammonia emissions and odor from litter.
  5. When excreted, it is biodegradable and ecologically beneficial.
  6. Both animals and humans are not harmed by it.

Final Thought

We provide feed mixing service with a mixer for 1 ton of feed for as little as GHC 40.00. If you want our services in Kumasi or anywhere in Ghana to cut down the cost of poultry feed prices, please call us via 0591173717. Follow our social media pages  Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn.

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