Below are some chicken houses built by Chicken Shack Agencies - these are all Yellow door poultry houses that are for broiler chickens and layer hens - the sizes of the chicken houses vary from tiny - 9mx 3m to hold 405 chickens - right up to the largest of the Yellow door range holding 2700 broilers (30m x 6m chicken house). Many of the structures were built for farmers who got a loan for farming - or a government grant through the food security programme.
They are spread over South Africa although we have not built any chicken houses in the Western Cape. You can see the place that have chicken houses through google maps at CHICKEN HOUSES IN SOUTH AFRICA. Where can I see a chicken houise in South Africa? These are some of the many Yellow Door chicken houses we have built around South Africa - they are broiler chicken houses and layer poultry houses. Many were paid for through Agricultual loans from the S.A. Government, and many were grants - meaning that the initial amount of money never has to be repaid.
Yellow Door Poultry Houses
Places where you will find Yellow Door - chicken houses - layer houses and broiler houses. Remember you will need to get the chicken farmers permission to enter the farm ... and if you have been on another poultry farm in the last 24 hours you should not go on another farm.
|Chicken Shack Agencies - small Yellow Door house at the business - come and visit and speak to the experts.
|Yellow door broiler house at Sifonondile - 30m x 6m broiler house
|Yellow door Layer house Manamakgoteng - 9m x 3m broiler house
|Letsitele - Yelow door layer house - 30m x 6m layer house
|Nkomo Giyani - 2 layer houses 3m x 12m|
|Broiler house - Ixopo Natal - 9m x 3m broiler house
|Nkandla - layer house - 9m x 3m broiler house
|Nkandla - Ntikiza - broiler house 6m x 3m layer house|
|Elliot - 2 Broiler houses 18mx 6m|
|Lethlabile - Maboloko 18m x 3m broiler houses|
|Lethlabile - Madinyane 2 Broiler houses 15m x 6m
|Polokwane - Motihatsweng - 12m x 3m Broiler House|
|Yellow door House - Pietermaritzburg - 9m x 3m
|Brits - 2 yellow door broiler house - 2 x 15m x 6m broiler houses
|Poultry House Maubane Northwest 30m x 6m broiler house
|Sibasa - Chicken house for broiler chickens|
|Layer house for egg production - De Kroon Brits - 30m x 7m layer house with porch
|18m x 3m Broiler House in Shayadima Venda|
|Mmametlhake (Bele Bele) - 9m x 3m broiler house|
|30m x 6m broiler house near Grootvlei, Mpumalanga|
These have all been built in the last 5 years - they are all fully equipped with all the poultry equipment you need. There are both kinds of chicken houses - poultry houses designed to raise hens for their eggs and chicken house built for broiler chickens (for meat). Many of them were paid for by the South African Government on a government grant - this is when the government gives money to you specifically to start a chicken farming business. Some were built with loans for agriculture and others were privately built with private funds - they all have one thing in common though - they are very well built and are exactly what you will need to raise chickens in South Africa. Before you go into chicken farming you will need to decide what kind of chicken farming you wish to do, and how many chickens you want to farm with - this will then lead you to what size chicken house and how much space you need to farm with chickens. You will need storage space for the chicken feed - a sealed store room or a silo.From there you can develop a poultry business plan that will outlay how much chicken feed you will need for the cycle and what kind of poultry medication and inoculations you need to combat poultry disease. You can plan what kind of labour requirements you will need to run your poultry farm - If you are a co-operative you can decide who will be working on what days and what each persons duties and responsibilities will be. This should be written into your chicken farming business plan - for the government AND for your own records - you will then be able to go back and check if people are lazy or not doing their jobs correctly.Don't forget about water and electricity - both will need paying far and can quickly add to your bottom line.
You can also then start to project how many chickens or how many eggs you will be getting and how often - this will help you to do a cash flow projection or a cash forecast. (you will need all this info to get a loan for farming). From there you can start looking for place to sell your chickens or sell your eggs to - where the customers are and what contracts you can land - take into account the delivery costs etc. If you are doing eggs remember egg boxes and refrigeration - eggs will spoil quickly if you are in a hot place - ideally you should be selling all your eggs everyday to avoid wastage. Once you have thought through all the details you will be in a position to make an informed decision - and you will know what profit there is in chicken farming. You will need to leave much of the profit in the business so that you can buy the next batch of chickens or hens - and food for that period.