12 Broiler FCR

Activity Date: 10/8

Segment: 5

Teacher: Mrs. Glombowski

Time: 1 hour

Key Points:

  1. What are the factors affecting broiler feed conversion?
  2. What does FCR stand for? What does it mean?
  3. What does AFCR stand for?
  4. In Broiler production how much does feed cost?
  5. Explain the thinking process when correcting FCR problems. (Hint page 6 of handout)
  6. On Week One how do our Broilers compare to the Ross 708 Data? Higher/Lower - what can be done?

Use Arbor Acres - Optimizing Broiler Feed Conversion Ratio