The chickens are now 4 weeks old and are weighing 1.2kg. The target weight is 1.8kg - 2kg which means they are doing pretty well. There are 3220 chickens. The apprentices them feed the chickens 400kg of chicken finisher per day. There have been 82 fatalities so far. The chickens were vacinated this afternoon for new castle disease - an airbourne disease.
Generally,the broiler chickens are doing well. They will get slaughtered at 5 or 6 weeks depending on their weight!