Broiler Farming Project Report 4000 broiler chicken


The broiler chicken production of our country is growing at the rate of nearly 8-10% every year. The consumption of chicken meat has increased significantly during past two decades. Government is promoting this industry by providing subsidy. Considering the vast potential of this industry in employment generation we have included many poultry project reports in this site..Before starting a Hybrid Broiler farm the entrepreneurs/ farmers are advised to under go   training on poultry  farming. They can contact Local Animal Husbandry Department staffs/Veterinary College/agriculture university etc. for the purpose.  They should also visit progressive broiler  farmers and government/ agricultural university poultry  farm in the locality. They must check the following points before starting a Broiler farm.

Government subsidy for this type project– Back ended capital subsidy is available for  this project subject to a ceiling of Rs 224000/- for a unit of 4000 birds for APL farmers. SC/ST/BPL farmers , people in  notified   difficult areas, farmers from  NE States including Sikkim can avail 33.33% subsidy with ceiling of Rs 308000/- for four thousand birds under  GOI scheme Poultry Venture Capital Fund (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.)They 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.

This project report for 4000 broilers 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.

  1. The farm must be managed by the entrepreneur on scientific lines.

6- The scheme is a broad guideline and is likely to vary as per the change in price/cost of various specified items

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

(poultry house)

Techno-Economic Norms
System of rearingDeep Litter system
Batch size4000+5% extra
Batch interval52 days(45 days rearing +7days (cleaning period)
Mortality of birds5%
Cycle size2000
Cost of day old chickRs.25
Cost of kg of feedRs.28.00
Cost of equipment ( 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 4000 birds @Rs.150/sq.ft600000
Equipment for 4000 birds @Rs.15/bird60000
Electrification & electrical installation50000
Feed store 300sq.ft@200/sq.ft60000
Working Capital
Cost of chicks 4080@  RS.25/chick (5% extra for mortality  2% free fro hatchery )102000
Cost of concentrate feed@3.5kg/bird for40,00 birds @28/kg for first bath392000
Insurance For First Batch Bird2000
Insurance of shed building and equipment7400
Misc, expenditure i.e. electricity vaccine medicine including veterinary aid @Rs4/bird/batch16000
Total working capital630000
Total project cost1300000
Margin money 25 % of project cost325000
Bank loan 75%975000
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