ANIMAL FEED MILL SOLUTIONS

SUPERIOR FEED QUALITY ENSURES HIGH FOOD SAFETY

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SKIOLD Feed Mills for quality feed production

Superior feed quality ensures you the most profitable operation, health, growth and feed conversion rate for your livestock. SKIOLD provide sturdy solutions which are financially strong in the long run.

With years of experience in high-quality engineering of feed mills in numerous countries around the world, SKIOLD is a reliable partner no matter the scale of the farm or plant. Our feed mill equipment is state-of-the-art equipment for feed milling plants, with our own in-house research and development department ensuring solutions suitable for your specific needs. In SKIOLD you will find a partner with more than 140 years of experience, which means we have the knowledge to find the best possible solution for you.

We create partnerships with our customers and at SKIOLD no customer is too small – everybody is shown the same thorough attention and service finding the optimal service, equipment or complete solution in order to meet the customers requirements and establish long term relationships. And together we create sustainable, futureproof solutions.

Animal feed mill

SKIOLD has many years of experience with sales and designing of feed mills with capacities ranging from a few t/h to 30-40 t/h all over the world - from small farm plants to large industrial plants producing feed for poultry, livestock or aqualculture. No matter where in the world and no matter which requirements the client may have to the new plant, SKIOLD has a matching solution.

SKIOLD animal feed milling equipment provides the opportunity of grinding and proportioning feed for various livestock, such as pigs, poultry, cattle etc. We offer the complete package of equipment and accessories for your feed mill. On this page, you will find information on our previous international projects and learn about our equipment.

Increasing profitability from field to fork

SKIOLD works to improve the quality and safety of feed by using efficient and innovative technologies throughout the process resulting in higher profitability in the entire supply chain. Users of SKIOLD feed mill solutions report that livestock show better health due to increased feed quality. Superior feed quality ensures you the most profitable operation, health, growth and feed conversion rate for your livestock.

Vertical or horizontal design

Building a feed mill can be done either vertical or horizontal. The vertical design is made by placing the processing equipment in towers, and the horizontal placing as much equipment as possible on the floor. After building hundreds of feed mills around the world, SKIOLD primarily choose the horizontal design because it is the most efficient solution for our customers:

The benefits are: 
• to facilitate accessibility, easier to get around the factory with trucks and materials
• to increase productivity, as working on one floor is faster than working on several floors 
• to save costs for the building, since tall buildings are generally much more expensive

To obtain capacities higher than that, e.g. 80 t/h, a basic plant of 40 t/h will typically be extended with a second parallel production line. Intake/cleaning and possibly dosing will be common, supplying the two production lines with separate mixing, possibly pelleting, and handling of ready feed functions.

SKIOLD feed mills are batching plants, usually 1-3 tons per batch up to 5-6 tons per batch, normally with 8-12 batches/h. With a 3 tons batch system, the capacity will be 30 t/h with 10 batches/h. With 4-6 tons/batch, the capacity will be 40-60 t/h. The tendency goes towards more batches/h – up to 15-20. However, this gives a batch time of only 3-4 min., and this puts high demands on dosing speed, grinding capacity and conveying capacity.

Full traceability

Every function in the plant is controlled automatically via the control system. The control system can include traceability. Full traceability requires that the plant is designed for it. This includes among others a storage system with the possibility of dividing the incoming materials into lots, which are marked with e.g. a number for unique recognition. The plant must be designed in such a way that it is possible to follow these batches throughout the production process, in order for the control system to keep track of the batches.

 

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