Published: 16 Sep 2019
The importance of feed cost can never be overemphasized as it continues to be and remains a key driver to any intensive livestock operation, including poultry. Feed costs represent 60 – 75% of operating cost and in some instances this could be more. Taking cognisant of this cost factor, it is vital that we as producers do the right things right to ensure that they produce a competitive product in either eggs or meat. This includes feeding the correct feed to the right bird, at the right time, in the right quantity and quality.