How do I start a broiler poultry farm?

Up to the age of 18 days, broilers need 450 cm2 of floor space, 3cm feed space and 1.5 cm water space. For birds ranging from 19 to 42 days of age they need a floor space of 1000 cm2, 6-7 cm of feed space and 3 cm of water space.

How profitable is a broiler farm?

Total sale value/ income from the chicken @ Rs 90/kg: Rs 21, 60,000.00. The total profit on the investment is around: Rs 4, 44,000.00 (annually). The sale of other by-products of the farms like manure and gunny bags can bring in an extra income of around Rs 20,000.

Is broiler chicken profitable?

Broiler poultry farming is a very lucrative and established business. Many people are doing this business in both small scale and commercially for making profits. Generally, the poultry birds which are raised for meat production is called ‘broiler’.

How much water do broilers drink per day?

It is suggested that 5.28 ml/bird/day of age is a good method of predicting the water consumption of broiler chickens.

How many kg does broiler eat per day?

A broiler chicken will eat about 1 kg of starter, 1.5 kg of grower and 1.5 kg of finisher to reach market weight.

How do broilers sleep?

Broilers tend to sit down and rest at nightfall.

Which water is best for broiler chicken?

A pH of 6.0 to 6.8 is preferred for broiler production, but birds can tolerate a pH range of 4 to 8. A pH range of greater than 8 could cause reduced water consumption.

How to start broiler poultry farm?

Broiler farming is very similar. You start with a batch of broiler chicks at your farm on day one. Each bird with the potential to become a marketable broiler of optimal size and weight. Multiply the number of birds by your target weight and this is your maximum potential production for that batch.

Why do broiler chicken grow fast?

Rest of mind and confidence knowing what exactly your chickens are eating

  • Cost of feeding will become cheaper
  • Ability to adjust or correct at any time
  • Full control about the nutrition of your chickens
  • How to make broiler starter and finisher feed?

    34 kg of whole maize

  • 12 kg of Soya
  • 8 kg of Omena
  • 10 kg of maize bran
  • 6 kg of Lime (as a calcium source)
  • What does broiler mean in agriculture Dictionary?

    Broiler/Fryer: Young chickens less than 12 weeks of age. After processing, ready‐to‐cook broiler/fryers are directed to one of several market channels based primarily on dressed weight. Buyer: A person or firm that acquires possession, ownership, or rights to the product by payment of money, goods, and/or services. C : Capon