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Floating/Submersible Oyster Bag System
Business Plan
(100 Bag Grid)

Equipment Cost US $1,200 per grid
Output Production @ 200 pcs. per bag 20,000 oysters per growout cycle
Market Value $0.25 = $5,000
$0.35 = $7,000
$0.40 = $8,000
Equipment life span 8-12 years (amortized cost = $150 per year)
Low labour cost; nature does bio-fouling control, shell pruning, shell hardening; lower production time
One hectare at 50% surface coverage (allowing for navigation and carrying capacity recognition) will accommodate 45 grids
Total output per hectare 675,000 to 900,000 oysters

Gross income per hectare @ $0.25 =
$168,750 - $225,000
$195,000 average
Initial capital cost $54,000, amortized over 8 years; $6,750 per year x 2 year growout cycle $13,500
________
$182,500
Labor, fixed equipment usage, marketing, miscellaneous costs $70,000
Approximate Net Profit per Hectare ________
$112,500

To receive a quote on this product, please fill out our quote request form.



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