How to improve the efficiency of sheep raising?

2021-03-08 14:24:38 dy

Sheep is a herbivore. Compared with other domestic animals, it uses very rich feed resources. However, compared with pigs and chickens, it requires a longer feeding cycle. Therefore, how to reduce feeding costs has become the key to the success of large-scale sheep raising. In the process of mutton sheep breeding, the rational use of feed is a very critical technology, and reducing feeding costs is the key to increasing the profit of the sheep breeding base. So is there any way to effectively reduce feed costs?

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In view of the pursuit of the enthusiasm and rate of return for raising sheep, speeding up the growth rate of sheep has become a problem that sheep farmers often consider. For this reason, we list 4 methods that can reduce the cost of raising sheep.

1. Forage feeding + silage technology

Because sheep are herbivores, making full use of local forage resources is to save sheep feeding costs**, such as corn stalks, wheat straws, straws, peanut seedlings, bean straws and other green grasses; but forages can’t fully satisfy the growth of sheep. Nutritional needs, so it is still necessary to supplement a certain amount of additives and supplements;

For these straws and grasses, it is recommended to carry out silage, crush them into the cellar at one time, and use them every day. The hay can be stored in stacks and crushed when used. Of course, it can also be crushed and put into storage at one time, but it must be ventilated and dry, otherwise it is easy to be damp and moldy.

2. Local materials + waste utilization

The second cost reduction is to see if there are flour mills, wineries, sugar factories and other food factories around your sheep farm, and whether you can get cheap leftovers. For example, the tofu residue from the tofu factory, the crushed wheat and bark from the flour mill, the distillers' grains from the winery, the dregs from the oil plant, and other by-products or temporary products from the food factory.

3. Breeding method

Free range, free range allows the sheep to forage a lot of food, which not only saves costs, but also benefits the sheep.

4. Feed selection

If you want to speed up the fattening of sheep and release them to market earlier, then you should consider meeting the nutritional needs of sheep at different stages. However, compared to straw, seedlings and other forages, feed is more expensive after all. Therefore, we suggest that the small and medium-sized sheep farms usually give nutritional supplements and phased increase in refined supplements. In this way, it can not only reduce costs as much as possible, but also meet the growth of sheep, go on sale in advance, lock in profits and return funds.

Regarding how to choose cost-effective products, we recommend that you first consider local or nearby sheep feed companies, because the transportation costs are lower, so the prices will be relatively more competitive, such as local small and medium feed companies or domestic feed companies such as Dabei. Branches of large enterprises such as Agriculture and New Hope. In addition, the Internet has developed rapidly in recent years, and online shopping has been contacted and used by more and more people. It is also a good choice to buy sheep feed online. This type of enterprise adopts direct sales by enterprises, removing intermediate links such as distributors and salesmen. Compared with very competitive, such as Shandong Danong and Beijing Yingmeier, especially the latter, who have been working in the field of herbivore feed for many years, they have more advantages in price, quality, sales and logistics systems, which can be considered.

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