POULTRY INDUSTRY FLOCK DATA

TYPICAL BROILER FLOCK DATA - 1998

Number of birds in chicken house

30,000
Cost of chicks $0.23 day old
Cost of Feed $0.195/lb
Grow out period 6.5-7 weeks
Live average weight 4.86
Average grower pay $0.03/lb
Wholesale price per pound $0.62/lb (Whole Bird)
$0.96/lb (Breast Meat)
$0.36/lb (Leg Quarters)

 

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