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Alphabetical List

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First 48 Hours
Healthy Bird Management
Brooding with Infra Red Lamps

 

 

 

 

Temperature - Water & Feed Consumption

Heating and Temperature

  • Chart of temperature on a daily and weekly basis
  • Prevent extreme temperature fluctuations
  • Record high and low temperatures daily
  • Record outside temperature
  • Prevent cold stress, especially during the first 21 days
  • Drafts and chilling should be avoided
  • Avoid overheating
Days

Temperature

F C
1 89-91 31-33
3 88-89 30-32
7 86-88 30-31
8-14 80-83 27-29
15-21 75-78 24-27
22-28 72-75 22-24
29-38 68-71 20-22
39 and on 65-68 19-20

** These figures apply to Broilers raised under Industry Standard Conditions **

Water and Feed Consumption

Approximate Water Consumption (Per 100 Broiler Chicks Per Day)

Approximate Feed Consumption & Live Weights
Feed Consumption (lbs) Live Weight (lbs)
Age (Weeks Liters Imperial Gallons Weekly Cumulative End of Week (lbs)
1 3.0 0.75 32 32 .33
2 9.0 1.98 67 99 .87
3 14.4 3.17 125 224 1.73
4 16.7 3.67 189 413 2.85
5 17.4 3.88 212 625 4.10
6 21.6 4.75 295 920 5.33
7 25.3 5.57 274 1194 6.44
8 28.8 6.34 219 1413 7.39
9 32.3 7.14 301 1714 8.16