Poultry farming is a lucrative and popular business throughout the world. But it can be a risky business suddenly, especially if you are not concerned about poultry feed management. Success in the poultry farming business mostly depends on feeding quality feed and feed formulation system. For proper growth, egg production and good health, poultry birds require energy. In order to obtain the desired growth rate, you must purchase and provide highly nutritious poultry feed. Providing the right nutrition is important for poultry growth, production and health. Different energy requirements are required, depending on factors including bird age and production status. Providing adequate nutrition is important so that the bird is able to achieve its productive potential and also for it to sustain health.
Except adequate and quality feeding, you can’t run your business properly. As a poultry farmer, you should always produce and sell fresh and healthy birds and quality eggs. For producing quality eggs and meat you have to feed your birds quality feed. This will also help to get maximum returns from your poultry farming business.
The most expensive poultry feed element is protein. But it is a must to provide your poultry bird’s sufficient protein contained feed. There are two types of protein sources available. Animal and vegetable protein. Animal protein is a great source of adding required protein in poultry feed. The animal protein means that it comes from animal sources such as meat, meat meal, milk, liver etc. These types of protein sources are very helpful for proper growth and better egg production, than vegetable protein. Although, adding excess amounts of protein in poultry feed can create a negative effect on your poultry bird’s health.
Carbohydrate is essential for a starved flock. This poultry feed materials can be found in grains and grainy products. Carbohydrates provide energy to your poultry birds and keep them productive.
Proper ratio of fat in poultry feed is also very essential. Usually fat is available in almost all types of feed elements. But an excess amount of fat that comes from fish products, fish oil or meat can cause digestive problems and lead to various poultry diseases.