Six tips for poultry growers to better production, finance
Stories on how to improve the financial health of your poultry growing operation and improve your profitablity. Sponsored by Live Oak Bank.
A Simple Guide to Chicken Farm Cash Flow Analysis
Chicken Farm Cash Flow Analysis Breakdown There are many components that will determine the success of your business. Education, work experience, goodwill and cash flow are key factors that will ultimately lead to your farm's growth and profit. How are these aspects measured? It varies from borrower to borrower; first, let's define cash flow.
Quick Tips to Make Poultry House Construction Simple
Building your dream home is one thing, but building your business from the ground up is a whole other obstacle. The construction of poultry houses takes time, money, and knowledge. We have an in-house construction team that works with our borrowers day in and out to establish their businesses.
INFOGRAPHIC: Best practices for poultry house cleaning and disinfection
Aviagen's guide on biosecurity best practices includes 10 steps that should be taken to clean and disinfect a poultry house.
Quick Tips to Prepare Your Poultry Houses for Winter
Winter is right around the corner which means your fuel bill is about to rise. Today, the costs of propane and natural gas are low; however, it is important to know fuel will account for one third of your operating costs per year.
The Importance of Reinvestment through Retrofitting
Your poultry operation is more than a business; it's your passion, your legacy and your livelihood. To start and maintain this operation, you've used a lot of money, time and energy and by doing so, you've made it successful. The work, however, doesn't end there.
Poultry Grower Webinar Series: Biosecurity, your poultry's defense against avian flu
The outbreaks of avian influenza virus that swept through the upper Midwestern U.S. in 2015 and Indiana in 2016 pointed out deficiencies in biosecurity plans for many poultry farms. The outbreaks are over, for now, but experts suspect that avian flu virus is still present in U.S. wild bird populations.
Webinar Replay: Budgeting Best Practices for Poultry Growers
We recently held our first webinar, Budgeting Best Practices for Poultry Growers, on Wednesday, March 30th. Over the hour long presentation, Senior Loan Officer, Graham Kelly, and QuickBooks Specialist, Stephanie Dickert, covered SBA lending for the agriculture industry, budgeting for a poultry farm and accounting basics for poultry businesses.