Incorporating feed manufacturing into an aquaculture business offers greater and more efficient product access, control and logistics, as well as additional profit potential.
Feed mill design and process flow are determined by the end products and volumes required for animal production. After seeking direction from qualified advisors, outline product specifications, identify feed ingredients and sources, and evaluate equipment needs in early planning. A feasibility study that plans for growth and includes both a business plan and economic analysis is a must.
Source: Global Aquaculture Advocate. The full article, by Thomas R Zeilgler PhD and Matthew P Zeigler, is available here