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

Government subsidy for this type project– Back ended capital subsidy is available for  this project subject to a ceiling of Rs 112,000/- for a unit of 2000 birds for APL farmers. SC/ST/BPL farmers , people in  notified   difficult areas, farmers from  NEStates including Sikkim can avail 33.33% subsidy with ceiling of Rs 150400/- per two thousand birds under scheme PVCF(EDEG) (Notified Difficult Areas like Leh, Ladakh, Kargil areas for, areas above 11,000 ft. height from mean sea level as well as difficult islands.)

 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.

broiler poultry house

Techno-Economic Norms
System of rearingDeep Litter system
Batch size+5% extra
Batch interval52 days(45 days r +7days (cleaning )
Mortality of birds5%
Cycle size2000
Cost of day old chickRs.25
Cost of kg of feedRs.28.00
Cost of equipments( waterers feeders etc.)Rs.15/bird
Cost of insurance medicine vaccine etc.Rs.4/bird/year
Insurance per bird0.5
Insurance of building and equipments0.001
No of  batches/year introduced first year6
No of  batches /year(sold)6
No of batch introduced 2-5 years7
No of batch sold  2-6 years7
Cost of kg of live broilerRs.78
Feed conversion ratio FCR1.68 to 1.72
Average wt. of bird at the time of sale2kg
Feed requirement to attain 1.8kg body weight3.5kg
Rearing period45 days
Cleaning periodOne week
Interest rate12%/year
Repayment period6 years
Capital cost(Amount in Rs.)
Construction of Brooder cum grower house one Sq.ft/bird for 2000 birds @Rs.150/sq.ft300000
Equipments for 2000 birds @Rs.15/bird30000
Electrification & electrical installation25000
Feed store 150sq.ft@200/sq.ft30000
Working Capital
Cost of chicks 2060@  RS.25/chick (5% extra for mortality  2% free fro hatchery )51500
Cost of concentrate feed@3.5kg/bird for20,00 birds @28/kg for first bath196000
Insurance For First Batch Bird10000
Insurance of shed building and equipment3650
Misc, expenditure i.e. electricity vaccine medicine including veterinary aid @Rs4/bird/batch8000
Total working capital285000
Total project cost650000
Margin money 15% of project cost162500
Bank loan 487500

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