Indian Journal of Animal Research

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Indian Journal of Animal Research, volume 46 issue 4 (december 2012) : 381 - 384


Sarbaswarup Ghosh*, Debasis Majumder1, Rupak Goswami2
1Agricultural Training Center, Ramakrishna Mission Ashrama, Narendrapur - 700 103, India
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Cite article:- Ghosh* Sarbaswarup, Majumder1 Debasis, Goswami2 Rupak (2023). BROILER PERFORMANCE AT DIFFERENT STOCKING DENSITY. Indian Journal of Animal Research. 46(4): 381 - 384. doi: .
Stocking density has critical implications for the broiler industry because higher returns can be obtained as the number of birds per unit space increases, but economic profit may come at the cost of reduced bird performance, health, and welfare if densities are excessive. Present study aimed at determining the optimum spacing density for Cobb-100 broilers in hot, humid area of West Bengal. Average body weight, mortality per cent, Feed Conversion Ratio (FCR), Production index, Profitability index, Total revenue and Net Profit per unit area of floor space were analyzed in broilers corresponding to four spacing density-T1(0.8 sq.ft per bird), T2 (1.0 sq. ft per bird), T3 (1.5 sq. ft per bird) and C (1.2 sq. ft per bird). Average body weight of T3 group was found to be highly significant (p
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