Poultry business plan helps the entrepreneur to understand, to visualize, to plan and to identify risks even before making any investments in the business. Preparing a business plan involves detailed research so that all the aspects of the given business is evaluated and appropriate decisions are made. India is the fifth largest country in egg production and the poultry industry is growing at 12 to 15% annually. The industry employs more than 3 million farmers and 15 million agrarian farmers in India. Over the years the industry had contributed to around $229 million to the Gross National Product (GNP). The business can be started with even a small investment from Rs.3 lakhs with a thousand bird poultry. The major cost will be on land, housing, labour, chicks, feed and nutrients and equipment.
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All organizations are made up of group of capabilities that are coming from People, Processes and Systems. These capabilities are working together in a seamless manner to deliver the requisite capabilities to the customer. The various capabilities that need to be addressed in a poultry business plan are given below:
Typical people required will be labours to manage the daily activities and a manager to handle the business.
The process are the regular activities like feeding, waste disposal, vaccination, ventilations management and business activities like distribution, marketing and accounting, record keeping and managing the labours.
The basic requirements for the poultry business are housing, land, security system, food, water and regular vaccinations. Apart from the basic systems, there are waste disposals, distribution management, inventory management and accounting systems that can be used in a large scale poultry business.
Most of the businesses have professional bodies across the globe and being associated with these organizations tremendously helps in understanding the current trends in business. Some of the professional bodies are listed below for your reference:
Poultry Federation of India 207, A. K. D. Tower,
Sector-14, Urban Estate,
Poultry & Egg Association U.S. Poultry & Egg Association
1530, Cooledge Road
Tucker, GA 30084-7303
Australian poultry associationsPO Box U242, University of New England,
Armidale NSW 2351 Australia
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