Density management of the poultry house

- Aug 02, 2018-


Density refers to the number of broilers raised per square meter on the chicken net. Density is closely related to the growth and development of broilers and the full utilization of chicken houses.


When the density is too large, the activity of the chicken is limited, affecting the feeding and drinking water of the chicken, the air is dirty, the oxygen is insufficient, and the temperature is too high. As a result, the chicken grows slowly and the uniformity of the group is poor, which may cause some conditional diseases. Occurrence, an anal fistula phenomenon can also occur, reducing the carcass quality of broilers, the proportion of folliculitis, chest cysts increased.


If the density is too small, the feeding area is wasted and the feeding cost increases. Chicken activity is too large, consuming energy in the body and wasting feed. Reasonable stocking density should be determined according to the actual conditions of the house, ventilation conditions and feeding conditions. As the age and weight of the chicken gradually increase, the area occupied by the chickens should also increase, which is conducive to the feeding and drinking of the chickens, so that the oxygen in the house is sufficient, the air is good, and the growth and development are not affected.


The stocking density should be calculated according to the actual feeding area on the net. The area between 2,000 brooding brooders should reach 60 square meters, and the group should be expanded in time. The temperature and humidity in the house should be guaranteed when expanding the group.