How To Make Livestock Feed With A Pellet Mill Machine

Livestock feed pellets are a type of feed with a combination of several raw materials including cereals, seeds, various forms of straws, legumes, minerals and vitamins and additives for preservation and making the feed palatable. There are many ways to make livestock feed pellets, but the most easy and convenient is using the pellet mill machine. Below is detailed process of how to make livestock feed with a pellet mill. 

feed pellet making machine

Preparation Of Raw Materials

Raw materials are prior stored in silos or tanks for effective preservation. This stage involves assembling, weighing, crushing, and mixing of ingredients. Note that the choice of ingredients should be guided by the need of your livestock and nutritionists input. Weigh the ingredients according to the formula given, design and the size of the pellet mill machine.

livestock feed pellets

Initial Crushing

The second stage involves mixing of ingredients in a pellet mill. The materials are crushed using a feed hammer mill. The process results in ingredients reduced in size. The materials are also aerated and additives mixed with other raw materials.

feed hammer mill

Preparation Of Mixture Of Molasses

This is a continuation of the initial crushing. Liquid molasses mixture is blended into the other materials.

feed mixing machine

Second And Final Crushing

Materials are crushed to fine powder. This is done using a feed pellet mixing machine.

Livestock Feed Pellet Making 

Involves production of small pellets. To extract the pellets, the fine powder is passed through a feed pellet making machine. The pellets are allowed to dry before being packaged.

ring die feed pellet machine


This is the last stage of pellet making process. Involves a weighing and packing machine. It involves weighing the pellets, putting them in desired packages, taping, coding and sealing the packages. This is followed by storage in bins and distribution of the feed to supply points. 

feed pellet plant

Note that there are various designs of feed pellet production line equipment. Consult widely to get value for your money. Moreover, the type of pellet mill purchased should be informed by the scale (small or large) at which you intend to produce the pellets. Consult a nutritionists because different...

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Amy Yan

Amy Yan

Sales Manager, Zhengzhou Fusmar Machinery Co.,Ltd

Zhengzhou Fusmar Machinery Co.,Ltd is a professional fish & animal feed pellet machinery and wood pellet machinery manufacturer. We have our own engineer and sales team to provide best machines and services to our customers worldwide.

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