Standard Growth Rate and Feed Intake for Layer Chickens

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As a poultry farmer, it is important that you know if your layer chickens are performing according to standard. That is, knowing if they are growing and feeding as required. This would help you know if they are converting their feed well.

Below is a table showing the standard growth rate and feed intake for layers.

Age in Weeks Average Weight of Birds (gms) Cumulative Feed in Kgs. Per 1,000 Birds
4 275 650
8 590 1,900
12 850 3,400
16 1,100 5,000
20 1,300 7,000
24 1,550 10,000
30 1,600 14,500
40 1,700 22,000
60 1,700 37,000
80 1,700 52,000

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