Economies of broiler farming setup

Economics of Broiler Farming – at a Glance

1. Unit Size : 1000 broiler birds per month

2.250 broilers in a week

3. System of rearing : Deep litter system

Sr. NoParticularsSpecificationsPhysical  UnitsUnit cost(Ksh/ Unit)Total cost (Ksh)
1Sheds and other structures
a) Broiler sheds ( 4 sheds)1 sft. per bird1000 sft.150150000
b) Store room100 sft707,000
c)Labor quarter150 sft10015,000
d) Slaughter room100 sft909,000
e) Fencing750 rft2015,000
2Water supply system
a) Digging or construction water reservoir13’dia x33’depth10,00010,000
b) Water tank1000 liters19,000
c) 3 HP electric motor/pump set and other accessories and pipeline etc.60006,000
d) Electrical installation/equipment5,000
a) Feeders and waterers1000 birds99,000
b) Dressing equipment10,000
4Capitalization of recurring expenses for first 8 batches
a) Chick cost1000 day old6565000
b) Feed cost for 1080 birds3.2 kg/bird3456 kg55190,080
c) Overheads such as cost of, Medicines, vaccine, insurance, litterKsh 5.00/bird1080 birds55,400
d) Labour cost3 months10000330,000
5Total financial outlay (TFO)


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