How To Start The Supply Of Eggs To Shops In Nigeria.Are you an average Nigerian, or you just graduated from the college and you are still waiting for that white collar job where you can knot tie and put on that corporate suit and jacket everyday? Well let me introduce you to a business that is fast yielding profit, not just a little one but profit that you can conveniently make a living from.
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Egg business is a lucrative one, in this type, you can determine what you want your profit to look like. Before we analyze the potential profit of this business, let us know the advantages and uses of eggs.
Eggs are high in cholesterol and this makes it a perfect diet for growing children. It can reduce risk of many diseases, it supplies quality protein to the body, it is rich in vitamin A and this helps healthy eyesight, it contains choline and this is used to build cell membranes which helps in producing molecules in the brain.
The uses of eggs are numerous, we use eggs in baking different types of confectioneries like cake, bread, meat-pie and so on. It is used as cosmetics like shampoo, conditioners, soaps, cholesterol, face mask and lots more. It is also used as glue, the sticky quality of egg white clean some certain surfaces like leather, its uses makes it so clear that eggs has a high demand.
For you to make success in buying and selling eggs there are some tips to put into consideration and here are few of the tips.
Have Your Own Vehicle
Locate Your Target Market
Picking up eggs from farms is not a problem, your target market is what matters to you. Your target should be the highly populated environment. It could be markets any where, 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.
Pick up Farms
To start buying and selling eggs, you must locate two or more farms depending on what capacity you want to work on, a poultry farm is where you can pick up eggs for sale. Before you can start picking eggs from farms, you must be a registered customer with the farm, and you must be consistent there, meaning you have to always pick up eggs weekly.
Other Working Tools
The basic tool needed for this business is empty crates, it could be paper crates or plastic crates. You can buy crates of 100 pieces at N10,000 or N5,000 if you choose to buy the paper crates , the total number you will need to run your business now depends on you. Note that the paper crates are more protective to your eggs, it reduces the number of cracks you will realize from transferring your eggs, and it's cheaper as well but damages more quickly than the plastic ones.
Cost Of Starting The Business
Cost of acquiring a used vehicle constitutes almost 90% of your capital needed in this business. Once you are mobile, the only cost you will need to run this business for a start is N80,000, with this amount you can buy 120 crates of eggs. A crate of egg can cost N650 or less from farm depending on the size you choose to buy, any balance left will be incurred on fueling your vehicle and other road expenses.
This is how you determine your profit. Setting a target to sell 1,000 crates of egg per week will mean you will realize 100 x 1,000 = N100,000 weekly, multiply this per month, that is a whooping sum of N400,000 profit monthly. If you deduct your monthly expenses from this amount am very sure you will still have a reasonable amount to save.
Buying and selling eggs might look odd to you but concentrate on how profitable it is and stop waiting for gainful employment in that oil and gas company that may not come until when your responsibilities are enormous. Keep yourself busy and be productive.
Feel free to leave a comment, and if you have any challenges, don't hesitate to ask us questions, locating a farm where you can pick up eggs can also be a challenge to you, ask us any question we will gladly respond to you.
Wish you all the best in your business career.