Modern poultry farming rarely adopts the traditional free-range model. Most farmers choose to use various automated chicken raising equipment for intensive breeding. It not only expands the scale of breeding and increases income, but also facilitates management and realizes scientific breeding.

As a low-cost, high-quality breeding cage, poultry cages have always been the first choice for farmers. It is combined with automated breeding equipment to form a poultry cage system to achieve large-scale, automated and standardized poultry breeding to better meet market demand.

There are various styles and models of poultry cages available in the market. How to choose a battery cage? So how much does a battery cage cost?

How to choose a battery cage?

Poultry cages come in many types. According to different conditions, it can be subdivided into:

According to cage shape: A-type battery cage and H-type battery cage

According to cage height: 3-layer, 4-layer, 5-layer, 6-layer, 7-layer, 8-layer, 9-layer battery cage

By use: desktop poultry cages, laying hen cages, brooding cages

According to the cage structure: European battery cage, small stack battery cage, single-sided battery cage

How to buy a battery cage that suits your needs? You need to consider the following factors.

Feeding quantity
Farming volume refers to the size of your poultry farming operation. If you are a small-scale poultry farmer with less than 20,000 birds, A-type battery cages are a good choice. It is low in price and can meet the needs of automated and intensive breeding. If you need large-scale poultry breeding of more than 20,000 birds, H-type battery cages are very suitable. Can be designed with 3-9 layers. Complete automation and low post-production costs are the biggest advantages.
Poultry house dimensions
Poultry houses are the foundation of the poultry industry and can generally be divided into open, semi-open and closed. If you already have a poultry house, you should choose a cage of appropriate size based on the amount of breeding and the area of the poultry house, while leaving space for the placement of breeding equipment and the passage of people. If not, you can buy the cage from a trusted supplier and get the design drawings on the basis of which you can build the poultry house.

There are many types of poultry. They come in different sizes, weights and habits. Since the capacity and functionality of a battery cage are closely related to the size and weight of the birds and the purpose of raising them, determining the type of poultry you want to raise is a prerequisite for purchasing a satisfactory battery cage system. For example, the structure and accessories of a chick cage are completely different from that of a quail cage. This will directly affect breeding results and income. Therefore, breeders must do some research and consultation before purchasing a cage.
Funding will directly determine the size of your operation and the choice of breeding equipment. It is best for us to purchase poultry breeding equipment according to our own economic situation, and tend to be more cost-effective cage systems. Generally speaking, the price of A-type battery cage is much lower than that of H-type battery cage, but it occupies a larger area and has a lower level of automation. For small business sizes, A-frame cages are a good choice. If you have high automation requirements, a small chicken house area, and tight funds, the small stacked H-shaped battery cage is very suitable for you. It is an economical fully automatic small egg poultry breeding cage. In addition, the single-sided H-shaped battery cage is also an economical breeding cage, suitable for table poultry raising.

What’s The Battery Cage Price?

The production process of battery cages is complex and requires high labor costs. As labor costs rise, so will cage prices.
Of course, there are many factors that affect the price of cages, not just the above two points. It is hoped that when farmers purchase cages and other chicken raising equipment, they can choose wisely according to their own circumstances.