Egg Farms in Africa

by Glenn Hickman
The initial barn at an African egg farm would produce about 25,000 dz eggs per year, need only 2 people. At 300 eggs per person consumption, 1000 people would be fed annually. That’s a pretty good ratio of work to results.
The cost of construction and the labor component is way high. No car or sales manager would be needed. A working manager and one full time helper would be plenty. Two people could perform all the necessary tasks per day in perpetuity. Including wholesale delivery if necessary. (continued...)
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