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About Animal Feed Division

The Maharashtra Agro Industries Development Corporation Ltd (MAIDC) has been actively involved in the animal feed business since 1969-70, offering a range of animal feeds under the brand name 'Sugras.' The manufacturing unit is located in Chinchwad, Pune, with an installed production capacity of 30,000 metric tons per annum. The primary objective of this initiative is to provide quality and improved animal feeds to farmers at reasonable rates. Here are some salient features of MAIDC's animal feed business:

  • Objective:
    • To supply quality and improved animal feeds to farmers at reasonable rates.
  • Salient Features:
    • Nutritious, Palatable, and Digestible: The animal feeds produced by MAIDC are formulated to be highly nutritious, palatable, and easily digestible by the target animals.
    • Enriched Quality and Quantity: These feeds are designed to enhance the quality and quantity of animal products, such as milk, meat, or eggs, depending on the type of animal being fed.
    • Ensure Health and Fertility: The feeds are formulated to support the health and fertility of the animals, ensuring their well-being and reproductive success.
    • Improve Immunity: They also contribute to improving the animals' immune systems, helping them resist diseases and stay healthy.
    • Ensure Timely Puberty: Some feeds may be designed to promote the timely onset of puberty in animals, which is essential for their reproductive capabilities.
    • Cost-Effective: MAIDC's animal feeds are designed to be cost-effective compared to traditional feeds, making them an attractive choice for farmers looking to optimize their animal farming operations.

The animal feed business of MAIDC plays a crucial role in supporting animal husbandry practices in Maharashtra by providing farmers with high-quality and nutritionally balanced feeds for various types of livestock. These feeds help improve the health, productivity, and overall well-being of the animals, ultimately benefiting farmers and contributing to the agricultural sector.