10 slow-growing broiler feeding tips

10 slow-growing broiler feeding tips

Nutritional specifications, diet regimen, feed intake and growth rates all need careful consideration by producers moving into this sector.

Slow-growing broiler breeds, birds with different carcass conformation to fast-growing strains, are increasingly popular in poultry production. Slow-growing strains have less efficient feed conversion than conventional breeds and require more space per head. As such, costs increase by 25 to 30 percent or more.