U.S. Broiler Performance

1925 to Present

 
 
 
 
 
YearMarket Age

--average days--
Market Weight

--pounds, liveweight--
Feed to Meat Gain

--pounds of feed to one pound of broiler, liveweight--
Mortality

--percent--
19251122.504.7018
1935982.864.4014
1940852.894.0012
1945843.034.0010
1950703.083.008
1955703.073.007
1960633.352.506
1965633.482.406
1970563.622.255
1975563.762.105
1980533.932.055
1985494.192.005
1990484.372.005
1995474.671.955
2000475.031.955
2005485.371.954
2006485.471.965
2007485.511.954.5
2008485.581.934.3
2009475.591.924.1
2010475.701.924.0
2011475.801.913.8

* estimated
National Chicken Council

February 7, 2011

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