New Delhi: Leaving the job and doing business is not the thing for everyone. Employed people do not take this risk even after wanting to do so. But in recent times, there have been many such start-ups which have become a means of earning good money. There are many options like poultry farming, fish farming, organic farming even on a small scale, from which you can earn well. For example, if you start layer farming with 1500 chickens by spending between Rs 50,000 to Rs 1.5 lakh, then you can earn from Rs 50 thousand to Rs 1 lakh per month.
how to start
Starting a poultry farm can cost from 1 to 1.5 lakhs. Business loans can be taken from many financial institutions to start a poultry business. The subsidy on poultry farm business loan is about 25 percent. At the same time, this subsidy can be up to 35 percent to encourage SC-ST category. Let us tell you that the specialty of this business is that some amount has to be invested in it and the rest will get loan from the bank.
Training is also necessary for this business. Initially, if you want to start work from the target of 1500 chickens, then 10 percent more chickens will have to be bought. Because chickens also die due to disease. At the same time, the prices of eggs have started increasing in the country. Eggs have been selling for Rs 7 since the beginning of October. But the surprising thing is that with the increase in the price of eggs, the chicken has also become valuable.
how much will you earn
The cost of feed and water to the chickens for 20 consecutive weeks will be around 1 to 1.5 lakh rupees. A layer parent bird lays about 300 eggs in a year. After 20 weeks, hens start laying eggs and lay eggs for a year. After 20 weeks, about 3 to 4 lakh rupees are spent on their food and drink. In such a situation, about 4,35,000 eggs are obtained from 1500 hens at an average of 290 eggs per year. Even after wastage, if 4 lakh eggs can be sold, then one egg is sold at the rate of Rs 6.00 in wholesale price. That is, in a year, you can earn a lot by selling eggs only.
first published:Jan. 15, 2022, 1:42 p.m.