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Animal Fertilizer Pellets, How to Make It?

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If you have a lot of animal waste on your farm and don’t know what to do with it, making animal organic fertilizer pellets is a good option. By building an organic fertilizer production line, you can convert these wastes into organic fertilizer and use professional organic fertilizer equipment such as compost equipment, fertilizer granulators, etc. for processing. We have 1-15tpd organic fertilizer production line for your reference. Using an organic fertilizer production line to process animal manure into organic fertilizer can save the farm’s chemical fertilizer costs, reduce production costs, and improve economic benefits.

What are the benefits of using animal manure to produce fertilizer?


  • Nutrient-Rich: Animal manure is rich in essential nutrients such as nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium, which are vital for plant growth and development.
  • Organic Matter: Animal manure adds organic matter to the soil, improving soil structure, moisture retention, and aeration. It enhances soil fertility and promotes microbial activity, leading to healthier soil ecosystems.
  • Waste Management: Utilizing animal manure for fertilizer production helps manage and recycle organic waste generated from animal farming operations, reducing environmental pollution and odor issues associated with manure disposal.
  • Cost-Effective: Producing fertilizer from animal manure can be cost-effective compared to synthetic fertilizers, as it reduces the need for purchasing commercial fertilizers and can potentially lower overall production costs for farmers.
  • Improved Crop Yield and Quality: Applying animal manure-based fertilizers to crops provides a slow-release source of nutrients, promoting healthy plant growth, increasing crop yield, and improving the nutritional quality of harvested produce.

Discover the features of flat die pellet mill


Flat die pellet mill is recognized as one of the best pellet mills. It has the characteristics of a simple structure, convenient operation, and low maintenance cost, and is suitable for small, medium, and large enterprises. It uses a flat mold to make the particle molding more uniform, with higher output and can meet the needs of different scales of production.

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  1. Wide application: The flat die pellet machine is suitable for manufacturing various types of pellets, including various animal wastes, agricultural wastes, crop residues, etc.
  2. Simple operation: The flat die pellet machine usually consists of a feeding system, a pressure roller, a mold, a pressure roller adjustment device, a lubrication system, etc. It has a simple structure and is easy to operate and maintain.
  3. High production efficiency: The flat die pellet machine can quickly press raw materials into particles, has high production efficiency, and is suitable for large-scale production.
  4. The granules are of good quality: the granulation rate is as high as 95%. Using advanced pressing technology, the pellets produced by the flat-die pellet machine have uniform quality, high density, and regular particle shape, making them suitable for long-distance transportation and storage.
  5. Low energy consumption: The flat die pellet machine consumes less energy during the production process and is energy-saving and environmentally friendly, helping to reduce production costs.

How to make animal organic fertilizer pellets?


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  1. Crushing and grinding process: The raw materials are crushed and grinded to achieve the required particle size.
  2. Remove excess moisture: Remove excess moisture from raw materials to ensure particle quality.
  3. Screening for impurities: Impurities are removed through screening to ensure the purity of raw materials.
  4. Feed into the granulator: Send the processed raw materials into the granulator for granulation.
  5. High temperature and high-pressure granulation: In the granulator, the raw materials are exposed to high temperature and high pressure to form particles of the required size.
  6. Customization options: Quality pellet machines offer customization options to meet the production needs of different-sized pellets.
  7. Cooling: Freshly produced pellets are usually soft when hot and require cooling to harden and make them suitable for commercial use.
  8. Storage and transfer: Finally, the produced pellets are carefully stored in a dry and cold place and transferred to a designated location when needed.

How to control the quality of organic fertilizer particles?


Controlling the quality of animal organic fertilizer pellets is a key step to ensure its effectiveness and sustainability. Here are some key aspects of controlling pellet quality:

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Particle size control: By adjusting the parameters of the pellet machine, such as die aperture and roller speed, the size of the particles can be controlled to produce particles of different sizes.

Particle hardness control: The hardness of the particles affects their stability and durability during transportation and application. Proper particle hardness ensures that the particles are not easily broken during storage and transportation. By adjusting parameters such as the pellet machine’s pressure and the material layer’s thickness, the pellets’ hardness can be controlled.

Particle humidity adjustment: The humidity of the particles directly affects the molding effect and quality stability of the particles. Too high or too low humidity can affect particle formation and quality. Adjust the humidity of the raw materials by adding an appropriate amount of moisture or using drying equipment to ensure the molding effect and quality stability of the particles.

Raw material ratio and mixing: Reasonable raw material ratio and thorough mixing are important factors to ensure the quality of pellets. Different raw material ratios will affect the granules’ nutrient content and fertilizer efficiency, so scientific ratios must be carried out based on crop needs and soil conditions.

Through the above methods, the quality of animal organic fertilizer particles can be effectively controlled to ensure that it achieves the expected application effect and improves the yield and quality of crops.

Is it profitable to invest in an animal organic fertilizer pellet production line?


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Investing in an animal organic fertilizer pellet production line has a certain potential to make money, but whether it can be profitable depends on many factors, including market demand, production costs, sales prices, operation and management, and other factors. Here are some key factors that influence the profitability of investing in an animal organic fertilizer pellet production line:

Market demand: First, it is necessary to assess the market demand for animal organic fertilizer pellets. If the agricultural production in your area requires a large amount of organic fertilizers and the market demand continues to grow, then the potential profitability of investing in an animal organic fertilizer pellet production line will be higher.

Production cost: Producing animal organic fertilizer pellets requires a certain amount of equipment, labor, and raw material costs. The level of production costs will directly affect the profit margin of the product. Therefore, it is necessary to carefully formulate production plans, control production costs, and improve production efficiency.

Sales price: The sales price of animal organic fertilizer granules is related to market supply and demand, product quality, brand awareness, and other factors. Reasonable pricing is the key to ensuring product profitability. Competitive sales prices need to be set based on market conditions and product quality to ensure that the product is attractive and profitable.

Operations and Management: Good operations and management are crucial to the profitability of a business. Including the formulation of production plans, raw material procurement, production process control, product quality management, sales channel development, etc. Effective management can reduce operating costs, improve production efficiency, and enhance corporate competitiveness.

In general, investing in an animal organic fertilizer pellet production line can make money, but it is necessary to fully consider factors such as market demand, production costs, sales prices, and operation management, and take effective measures to reduce risks and improve profitability.

No matter which compost equipment you choose, ABCMachinery can develop a feasible plan for you.

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