Poultry feed manufacturing process

Types of feed for poultry

Mash
To put it simply mash may be a loose and unprocessed version of chicken feed. Just like the feel of potting soil, mash is that the finest kind of chicken feed normally accessible. Mash is generally used for baby chickens, because it is easy to digest, but it’s not uncommon for totally mature chooks to be fed mash.

Crumble
In simple terms crumble may be a coarse kind of mash however not as compact of pellets. Such as the feel of oatmeal, crumble may be a semi-loose kind of chicken feed that’s slightly easier to manage than mash. Some chicken lovers use crumble to bridge the gap between mash and pellets for his or her flock.

Pellets
Pellets are maybe the foremost common kind of chicken feed on the market. Rather like it sounds pellets are primarily very little compact cylinders of chicken feed goodness. One amongst the advantages of using pellets is that they hold their form nicle, which suggests they won’t head to waste if your girls accidentally knock their feeder over. Easy to manage, store and serve, pellets usually become the primary selection for many backyard chicken keepers.

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Poultry feed manufacturing process flow chart

The processing of composite poultry feed is usually divided into the following steps: receiving and cleaning of raw materials, crushing of raw materials, batching, mixing, pelleting and packaging. The diameter of the final feed pellets can be 2 to 8 mm. This is a multi-functional feed pellet making machine for the processing various feed pellets for poultry, livestock and animal.

Feed manufacturing process flow chart

First, remove impurities such as iron chips and stones from raw materials. Then suck cornmeal and soybean meal into the feed hammer mill and crush it into fine powder. Other powdered/soft materials that do not need to be crushed, such as wheat bran, bone powder, microelement, vitamins, etc., can be fed directly from the feed to the mixing machine. Mix all materials evenly into the hopper of the spiral conveyor and feed it into the temporary storage compartment via the spiral conveyor. Through the spiral feeder, the mixed material is fed evenly and continuously into the feed pellet machine, which is then made into feed pellets. The pellets are discharged into the hopper of the belt conveyor and then fed into the pellet cooling machine through the airlock. During the cooling process, fresh hot pellets are cooled at temperatures not exceeding 5 ℃ at room temperature. The cooled poultry feed pellets are screened through a vibration screen and then packaged.

Poultry feed ingredients

According to the nutritional needs and feeding characteristics of poultry, the compound poultry feed pellets are composed of various feed components. The proportion of the various feed ingredients determined is poultry feed formulations. In order to design poultry feed formulations, it is necessary to study the principles of poultry nutrition and the characteristics of poultry feed raw materials, to determine the nutritional value of various feed, and to consider the status of feed resources, prices and the possibility of stable production. The purpose of poultry feed formula design is to select good nutrition, low cost raw materials, scientific production of high-quality composite feed, so as to cultivate, to obtain the greatest economic benefits.

The following are some basic poultry feed formation/ formulation material needed.
Ingredients:

  • grinded maize
  • maize offal
  • wheat offal
  • groundnut cake meal
  • soybean meal
  • soybean cake
  • fish meal
  • bone meal
  • table salt
  • vitamin premix
  • l-lysine
  • d-methionine