Economics of Sericulture :: Late Age Silkworm Rearing
 

Economics of  late silkworm rearing
Mulberry area                     : 2.00 acres
Silkworm rearing shed  size : 60’ x 20’  (Feet)

A. Mulberry  cultivation and maintenance expenditure  

Sl.No.

Particulars

Amount (Rs.)

1.

Ploughing

1,000.00

2.

FYM 16 tons/ Rs. 450 / tonne)

7,200.00

3.

Forming Ridges and Furrows

1,600.00

4.

Mulberry  cuttings/ Seedlings (@Rs. 1) per 10,000.00 Nos

10,000.00

5.

Transplanting  (Labour charges)

1,000.00

6.

Weeding

3,000.00

7.

Fertilizers cost

1,500.00

8.

Foliar spray of  nutrients

500.00

9.

Irrigation

800.00

 

Total

26,600.00

B. Silkworm rearing shed  

1. Silkworm rearing shed  size (60’ x 20’) : 1200 Sq.ft
2. Walls with Hallow blocks( 7’ to 8’ )
3. Coconut fronds for top
3. Door  - 6’ to 4’   (one number)
4. Windows - 6’  to 3’  - 13 numbers
5. Cement floor
7. Total cost of building construction Rs. 1, 25,000
 
C. Expenditure on Silkworm Rearing Materials

Sl.No.

Particulars

Amount (Rs.)

1.

Shoot harvesting  1500 sq.ft. (1 sq.ft. = Rs.7/-)

10,500.00

2.

Chandrike 300 Nos (@Rs. 40/- chandrike) 

12,000.00

3.

Bed cleaning net s (100 m) (Rs. 2. Per/m)

2,000.00

 

Total

24,500.00

D.Silkworm rearing and cocoon production / Annum

1. No. of silkworm rearing per annum                  :  10
2. No. of dfls required(10 rearingx 200 dfls)         :  20,000 dfls

E. Silkworm Rearing  Expenses

Sl.No.

Particulars

Amount (Rs.)

1.

Cost of eggs for 20000 dfls @ Rs. 5/dfls 

5,000.00

2.

Spraying for mulberry  (10 crops @ Rs.500/ crop)

5,000.00

3.

Labour charges

30,000.00

4.

Chemical fertilizers  for 10 crops

5,000.00

5.

Weeding  (10 times  @ Rs. 500/ weeding)

5,000.00

6.

Cost of pesticides and foliar nutrients

2,500.00

7.

Irrigation

2,500.00

8.

Transport  charges  to cocoon market

5,600.00

 

Total

60,100.00

F. Income

Sl.No.

Particulars

Amount (Rs.)

1.

Cocoon harvested per annum (@ 70 kg cocoon /100 dfls)

1400 kg

2.

Return (@ Rs. 120 per / kg)

1,68,000.00

3.

Annual  expenditure 

60,100.00

 

Net profit

1,07,800.00

   
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