Do you want to start a commercial quail farming in Ghana? Or perhaps, you already run a quail farm, but you want to learn one more useful tips for your pig farm? Then, you are welcome to continue reading this comprehensive quail farming guide.
In this post, I am going to give you a complete step by step guide on how to start a quail farm in Ghana. This post will give you all the details you need to know about quail rearing: breeds, vaccination, feed, housing, and a lot more.
Why start a quail farm?
Many are the benefits that you can get from rearing quail. Some include:
- Quails are easy to raise
- Quail eggs are in high demand
- Quail eggs have several health benefits
- They are expensive
- Quail farming has less competition.
- And a lot more.
Steps to start a quail farm
Writing a business plan.
Writing a business plan is a basic step in starting every business. It serves as a roadmap to success of the farm. A comprehensive quail farming business plans should have the following details.
- Executive summary
- Company overview
- Organizational structure
- Operational plan
- SWOT Analysis
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Assuming you are done writing a business plan. What is next?
Check your Finances
How much is needed to start a quail farm? The number of birds you want to start with actually determines the cost involved in starting your farm. A small-scale quail farming project will obviously require little capital as compared to a large or medium scale farm.
Capital required will go into the following aspect of farming, especially in the initial stages.
- Buying the quails.
- Constructing the structure.
- Health management (vaccinations)
Buy a land
After checking how much money you can raise, it is time to proceed to buy a farm land. In choosing a land for quail farming a lot of factors should be considered.
The land should
- Have plenty of space
- Have access to water
- Have access to electricity
- be in close proximity to target market
The price of farmlands differs from one location to the other. Always make sure you do a proper background checks before purchasing a land in Ghana.
Build a quail structure
Building the structure is the next thing to do after securing a suitable land for the farm. Quail farming is a type of poultry farm. Constructing a shed/structure can be similar to that of chicken rearing.
The size and nature of the quail shed will depend on the number of beds you want to start with. If you plan on starting a backyard quail farm, you need a small coop to get started.