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CATTLE RAISING BUSINESS IN UGANDA

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Introduction

Cattle raising is devoted chiefly to raising and breeding cattle, for beef or dairy products. Cattle have to be handled with a lot of care to avoid diseases. Cattle ‘provide beef, milk. Skin, hides, Cheese, decomposed manure (fertilizers) and others. This may normally cost US$ 47,849

Production Capacity, Technology and Processing Description

One acre should contain one animal when supplemented with additional feeds but 100 acres should contain an average of 60 animals.

One acre of land in rural area costs US$ 600 and in urban areas it costs approximately US$10,120 depending on whether it semi urban or urban. It is a small scale investment with capital investment of about US$ 47,850.

Capital Investment requirements in US$

Capital Investment item Units Qty @ Amount
Firm House No. 2 1,500 3,000
Paddocks No. 5 1,200 6,000
Firm Equipments No. 1 861 861
Sub-total 9,861
Land Acres 100 615 60,000
Total 79,722

Direct Materials, Supplies and Costs in US$ Project Product Costs and Price Structure in US $

Cost item Units @ Qty/ day Cost/ day Cost/ month Cost/ 2year
Direct Costs
Animals no 200 100 0 20,000
Feeds (Additional feed) Kg 0.5 500 250 6,500 91,000
Drugs 1.8 5 9 234 2,808
Pesticides ltrs 2.5 5 1 90 2,160
Subtotal 201 600 250 6,500 115,968
General Costs(Overheads)
Administration expenses 350 8,400
Labour 600 14,400
Utilities 220 5,280
Depreciation 205 2,465
Miscelleneous 150 1,800
Subtotals 1,525 32,345
Total operating Costs 8,025 148,313
Item Qty/day Qty/year @ Prodn/year UPx Revenue
Animals 100 1,483 148,313 1600 160,000
Totals 160,000

Profitability Analysis

Profitability item Per day Per month Per year
Revenue 513 13,333 160,000
Less:Production & operating costs 476 12,370 148,445
Profit 37 963 11,555

Government Facilitates and Incentives Available

There are various Government programms from which this project could benefit and they include: NAADS. There are also extension workers such as veterinary officers that could provide support.

 

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