Egg distribution is a very important aspect of poultry farming. Production of eggs is a major source of income for farmers who are into layer birds’ production. Egg distribution in Nigeria is a very lucrative business because, the demand for egg is very high in Nigeria. Egg helps supply protein to the body, build cell membranes which helps in producing molecules in the human brain, and also rich in vitamin A.
Many poultry farmers produces eggs on their farms, but do not know how to market their products or reach out to their target customers. Egg distributors’ helps to bridge this gap by going to poultry farms, buying their eggs at reduced price and transport them to the retailers or end consumers. Egg distribution in Nigeria is a business that guarantees a steady flow of income so far you know how it works.
Things to note when starting Egg distribution in Nigeria.
Identify Your Target Market
Picking up eggs from farms is not the issue but your target market is what matters to you. Your target should be the highly populous environment. It could be markets anywhere, the mobility aspect makes you spread your distribution process all around. Once you know where and whom to distribute your eggs to, you will only need to go there directly.
SOURCE FOR RELIABLE POULTRY FARMS
You should look for farms that can give you the eggs at modest prices. When choosing farms to buy eggs from, it is important to consider the selling price, quality of eggs in terms of size and colour, distance to market and means of transporting the eggs.
Capital: Your start-up capital will be determined by the type of scale you want to run (small scale, medium or large). The start-up capital depends on the season, location and equipment needed.
Storage facilities: to ensure the success of your egg supply/distribution business, there is need to provide an adequate space for storing the eggs against crack and theft, so as to keep the business running.
Transportation: to ensure easy and smooth running of the egg supply/distribution business there is need to procure or hire a vehicle, so as to reach your target market within a very short period of time.
Conclusion: A lot of people do not understand that there is huge business opportunity in connecting egg buyers and egg sellers. Marketing eggs comes with lots of investment benefits because egg is consumed on a daily basis.
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