Standard Growth Rate and Feed Intake for Layer Chickens

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As a poultry farmer, it is important that you know if your layer chickens are performing according to standard. That is, knowing if they are growing and feeding as required. This would help you know if they are converting their feed well.

Below is a table showing the standard growth rate and feed intake for layers.

Age in WeeksAverage Weight of Birds (gms)Cumulative Feed in Kgs. Per 1,000 Birds
4 275 650
8 590 1900
12 850 3400
16 1100 5000
20 1300 7000
24 1550 10000
30 1600 14500
40 1700 22000
60 1700 37000
80 1700 52000


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