Free Broilers Floor Space Calculator - June 2023

Free Broilers floor space calculator

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By Samuel Ansah

Last Updated March 23, 2023

How much space do broilers need?

Give each chicken at least 4 square feet of space and a feeder space of 6 to 10 inches. Provide 5 to 10 square feet of outdoor space per bird if it is allowed to roam free.

Broiler chicken space requirements

Broilers accumulate a lot of heat due to the high feed consumption. Feed conversion metabolism add up to heat generation and that is why broilers chicken space requirements is very essential in raising broilers. Apart from the heat generated from their body, bedding materials also contributes to the heat in the pen.

What is the standard feeder space for bird with 0-18 days old

3 cm is the standard feeder space for bird with 0-18 days old. The proximity makes it easy for the birds to feed effectively. In between every two feeder, must be a drinker. Why do you need a drinker between two feeders or close to a feeder? The birds can easily get choke when feeding, so, the closer the drinker is the easier it is for the them to drink water to avoiding choking which can result to mortality.

Floor space requirement for broilers up to market age

As the birds grow in size, you increase the floor space by moving some of the birds to a different space to create more space. Floor space is very vital for broiler growth. Below is a floor space calculator for broilers. This calculator guides you to determine the floor space requirement for broilers up to market age.

Use our free web app to calculate the floor space for broiler birds production.

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