DAIRY FARMING BUSINESS PLAN IN NIGERIA
Dairy farming business in Nigeria involves the production and processing of cattle milk.
It is a capital intensive venture involving a long-term investment plan and proper management.
The overall success of a dairy farm business is dependent on the cow’s ability to live a healthy life, its ability to produce milk and have calves that can become the next generation on the farm.
It requires maintaining the animals’ health and monitoring the reproduction cycle.
Also, it involves milking properly, giving the right nutrition, and calf care.
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY OF ACA DAIRY BUSINESS PLAN IN NIGERIA
ACA dairy farm is a limited liability company that is licensed and registered.
ACA dairy farm is located in Oyo, Ibarapa, Oyo state Nigeria.
The consumption of dairy foods in every household in Nigeria is on a regular basis this prompted the CEO and his business partner to undertake a thorough and exhaustive research work, thereafter they got firsthand knowledge of the industry by sitting under the tutelage of Sheikh Adamu Katsina who has a firsthand experience dealing with livestock.
The CEO Mr Richard has 12 years experience as an agriculturist and also as a business strategist and consultant.
ACA dairy farm business is a standard one hence we are involved in commercial breeding of cows, oxen, bulls, steers, heifers and calves for the main aim of producing raw milk in commercial quantities.
Some of the benefits of our products:
- boarding services,
- breeding services,
- dairy support services,
- livestock health services,
- farrier services,
- shearing services
OUR BUSINESS OBJECTIVE INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING
- We are in the dairy farms business because we want to leverage on the vast opportunities available in the dairy farms industry.
- To contribute our quota in growing Nigeria’s economy, in national food (raw milk) production, meat, raw materials production for industries.
- To export agriculture produce from Nigeria to other countries and over and above to make profit.
ACA dairy farm is well positioned to become one of the leading brands in the dairy farms industry in Nigeria, which is why we have been able to source for the best hands and equipment to run the business.
Our farm has put processes and strategies in place that will help us employ best practices when it comes to producing raw milk in commercial quantities and bending to the rules and regulation as required by the regulating bodies in Nigeria.
At ACA dairy farm our customer’s best interest always comes first, and everything we do is governed by our values and professional ethics.
We ensure that we hold ourselves accountable to the highest standards by meeting our client’s needs precisely and completely.
ACA dairy farm has put in place a conducive working environment that provides a humane, sustainable approach to earning a living, and living in our world, for our partners, employees and for our clients.
We have identified a market to supply more than 150,000 litres of milk per month, and this is just a niche market we have accessed recently.
The growing population is a fact and demand on importation brings the obvious to demand on this product.
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OUR PRODUCT AND SERVICES AT ACA DAIRY FARMING BUSINESS PLAN IN NIGERIA
ACA dairy farm is a licensed dairy farms business that is committed to producing raw milk in commercial quantities for both Nigeria’s market and the global market.
ACA dairy farms are in this industry for the sole purpose of generating profits and we are determined to do everything under the law to achieve our business goals.
These are the areas we will concentrate on in our dairy farms business.
- Milking dairy cattle
- Sales and export of cattle and milk
- Sales of processed meat (beef, can beef, processed Dairy foods and can beef.)
- Sale and export of cotton wool and other dairy products.
- Dairy support services
- Farrier services
- Dairy cattle farming
- Shearing services
- Dairy farming related consultancy and advisory services
OUR MISSION AND VISION STATEMENT
Our Vision is to become one out of the top 5 dairy farms business brands not only in oyo state but in Nigeria as a whole.
Our mission is to sell our raw milk and other dairy farms products in commercial quantities both locally, nationally and internationally.
We want to build a dairy farms business that can favorably compete with other leading dairy farms brands in Nigeria and all over the world.
ACA DAIRY FARMING BUSINESS REQUIREMENT IN NIGERIA
Land: our company made provisions for some cultivated land for growing fodder crops for our cattle in the farm.
This land area is a 3 acres of land that is sufficient enough to feed 30 cows.
Shed: ACA dairy farm has a spacious shed needed for our dairy farm.
The shed is well secured and hygienic which is of paramount importance for the cattle’s health.
Our sheds have the recommended 8 feets x 12 feets area for 1 cow.
The total space required for 30 cows is about 240 feets x 12 feets.
In ACA dairy farm cow feeders are constructed in between with a separation wall so that the cows are fed from both sides this increase the cow’s growth and also the milk production.
Water: clean, germ free and abundant water facilities made available for both cattle and also to grow the fodders.
Fodder: Cows’ needs three types of fodder for the best milk yield and high fat content, our fodder fodder management is very good from growing fodders to feeding fodders on daily basis.
Dry fodders, green fodders and feed concentrates for extra nutrition are part of the necessary feed requirements of our cows on daily basis.
Breeds selection: At ACA dairy farm we select good breeds of cows that will yield more milk essential for our business growth.
Good milk yielding cows such as “jersey”,”red sindhi”,”Holstein friesian(Hf cows),” sahiwal”,”gir”,”Deoni” and “ongole”.
Labour: labour is the major task in ACA dairy farm,the selected labour are the best at handling the farm activities growing green fodders,drying fodders and feeding the cattle’s.
ACA dairy farm organized two days extensive training to the labour to make them understand routines and activities on the dairy farm.
Vaccinations: To control diseases and protect the cows health, ACA dairy farm have a proper vaccination schedule.
For this purpose, ACA dairy farm hires a veterinary doctor for routine check-up medication and injections of cows.
COMPETITIVE STRATEGIES OF ACA DAIRY FARMING BUSINESS PLAN IN NIGERIA
One of our competitive strategies at ACA dairy farm is the fact that we have built cordial relationships with many of the top agricultural merchants in the dairy farms industry both suppliers and buyers of raw milk in commercial quantities within and outside of Nigeria this increases our returns rate.
Another competitive advantage that we have in ACA dairy farms is that we have designed our business in a way that we will operate an all – round standard dairy farms that will be involved in diverse areas such as animal rearing and meat and milk processing and packaging.
With this, we are able to take advantage of all the available opportunities within the industry.
Lastly, our staff are well taken care of, and our welfare package is among the best within our category in the industry.
It enables them to be more than willing to build the business with us and help deliver our set goals.
TARGETED MARKET OF ACA DAIRY FARM BUSINESS PLAN IN NIGERIA
- Drug manufacturing company
- Yogurt producers
- Milk Wholesalers and retailers
- Frozen food companies
- Infant food producing companies
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