Broiler Farming Project Report 2000 birds



This Project report 2,000 broiler poultry has been worked out subject to the following conditions:

  1. Hybrid Broiler Chicks will be purchased from commercial hatcheries for every batch.
  2. Sale price of finisher birds will change in accordance with change in purchase price of feed & chick .
  3. .Bio-security measures must be strictly  adopted.
  4. The farm must be managed by the entrepreneur on scientific lines.
  5. Cost of labour has not been taken into consideration since full time labour is not required for the small unit. Family labour will be utilized for maintenance of the  farm
  6. The scheme is a broad guideline and is likely to vary as per the change in price/cost of various specified items

 Farmer must check the following points before starting a Broiler farm.

  1. Availability of hybrid broiler chicks in local  market
  2. Nearness of the Farm to Veterinary Hospital, Animal disease diagnostic laboratory
  3. Marketing facility & demand of Broiler in local market
  4. Availability of broiler feed & medicine in their locality.

Housing for broiler chicken

Floor – One square feet floor space per bird  is required for broiler chicken. The floor of the poultry house should be concrete cemented, strong & rodent proof ,and have slope towards door. Plinth should be 2ft. higher than ground.

 Walls-lengthwise wall may be only one foot high, brick wall on sides,4ft wire netting above brick wall should be supported with angle iron. End wall of poultry house should be made of bricks. Maximum breadth of poultry house should be 27 feet. There should be partition in every 500 squire feet.

Roof – Roof of the poultry house may be of asbestos or tile. Low cost roofing material can be used to reduced cost of construction. It should  12-ft. high at the center and 6-8ft. high on the side wall with 3ft extension of roof  beyond wall   to prevent rain water from entering poultry house.

Techno-Economic Norms
System of rearing Deep Litter system
Batch size +5% extra
Batch interval 52 days(45 days r +7days (cleaning )
Mortality of birds 5%
Cycle size 2000
Cost of day old chick Rs.33
Cost of kg of feed Rs.39.00
Cost of equipments( waterers feeders etc.) Rs.30/bird
Cost of insurance medicine vaccine etc. Rs.6/bird/year
Insurance per bird 0.5
Insurance of building and equipment 0.001
No of  batches/year introduced first year 6
No of  batches /year(sold) 6
No of batch introduced 2-5 years 7
No of batch sold  2-6 years 7
Cost of kg of live broiler Rs.101
Feed conversion ratio FCR 1.6
Average wt. of bird at the time of sale 2kg
Feed requirement to attain 1.8kg body weight 3.2kg
Rearing period 45 days
Cleaning period One week
Interest rate 12%/year
Repayment period 6 years



Sl no Capital cost (Amount in Rs.)
Construction of Brooder cum grower house one sq.ft/bird for 2000 birds @Rs.250/sq.ft 500000
Equipments for 2000 birds @Rs.30/bird 60000
Electrification & electrical installation 20000
  Working Capital
Cost of chicks 2060 chicks @  RS.33chick (5% extra for mortality  2% free fro hatchery ) 67980
Cost of concentrate feed@3.2kg/bird for 2000 birds @39/kg for first batch 249600
Misc, expenditure i.e. electricity vaccine medicine insurance etc. including veterinary aid @Rs,6/bird/batch for first batch 12000
Contingency 10420
Total working capital 340000
Total project cost 920000
Margin money 15% of project cost 138000
Bank loan 782000
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