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BROILER FEED CONSUMPTION - Meat Birds

There are two important things to remember about raising Broilers or Meat Birds*. First, always make sure your flock has plenty of fresh, clean water. This is the cheapest food additive you can provide. And you must provide this because, simply put, a chicken can not digest feed without plenty of water. Without water the birds will eat more and grow less while you invest money in feed that you don't need to provide. You are quite literally throwing money in the toilet. Second, after your broilers reach 9 weeks old they will eat more and grow less which means they begin to cost you money. This is true even if your birds are small. Many hope to grow a larger bird but the truth is that the cost of the amount of feed that they consume is far greater than the slight amount of weight they will put on.

The feed chart below will give you an estimate on the amount of feed you will need to raise your broilers. Please note that the estimate is based Cornish Rock Cross and on a mix of cockerels and pullets. Remember your pullets will eat less feed and be a smaller bird than your cockerels.

Feed Consumption Chart
Free Range Chickens

Age  Week 1  Week 2  Week 3   Week 4  Week 5  Week 6  Week 7  Week 8  Week 9  Total # of Bags 
One Bird  4.2 oz.  9.2 oz. 3.7 oz.  18.8 oz.  26.1 oz.  34.5 oz.  38.5 oz.  42.6 oz.  46.5 oz.  14.63 lbs. 
25 Birds  6.56 lbs.  14.38 lbs.  21.41 lbs.  29.28 lbs.  40.78 lbs.  53.91 lbs.  60.16 lbs.  66.56 lbs.  72.66 lbs.  7.32 bags 
50 Birds  13.13 lbs.  28.75 lbs.  42.81 lbs.  58.75 lbs.  81.56 lbs.  107.81 lbs.  120.31 lbs.  133.13 lbs. 145.31 lbs. 14.63 bags
100 Birds  26.25 lbs.  57.5 lbs.  85.63 lbs.  117.5 lbs.  163.13 lbs.  215.63 lbs.  240.63 lbs.  266.25 lbs.  290.63 lbs.  29.26 bags 

*Raising "Dual Purpose" Birds? Click Here for Guidance

Age

 One Bird

 25 Birds

 50 Birds

 100 Birds

 Week 1  4.2 oz  6.56 lbs  13.13 lbs  26.25 lbs
 Week 2  9.2 oz  14.38 lbs  28.75 lbs  57.5 lbs
 Week 3  14.0 oz  21.41 lbs  42.81 lbs  85.63 lbs
 Week 4  18.8 oz  29.28 lbs  58.75 lbs  117.50 lbs
 Week 5  26.1 oz  40.78 lbs  81.56 lbs  163.13 lbs
 Week 6  34.5 oz  53.91 lbs  107.81 lbs  215.63 lbs
 Week 7  38.5 oz  60.16 lbs  120.31 lbs  240.63 lbs
 Week 8  42.6 oz  66.56 lbs  133.13 lbs  266.25 lbs
 Week 9  46.5 oz  72.66 lbs  145.31 lbs  290.63 lbs
 Week 10  4 lbs  75.00 lbs  150.00 lbs  300.00 lbs
         

* Due to market and fuel prices the cost of organic feed fluctuates. Prices are subject to change without notice.  Please text 612-479-4937 or call 952-467-3209 for current prices. Privacy Policy

RCR Organic Feed Store provides a complete line of organic feed for all your poultry and animals. We are dedicated to helping the hobby, small and organic farmer in raising their animals in a organic sustainable agriculture way.
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