U.S. Broiler Performance

1925 to Present

YearMarket Age

average days
Market Weight

pounds, liveweight
Days Per Pound

average days
Feed to Meat Gain

pounds of feed to one pound of broiler, liveweight
Mortality

percent
19251122.544.84.718
1935982.8634.34.414
1940852.8929.4412
1945843.0327.7410
1950703.0822.738
1955703.0722.837
1960633.3518.82.56
1965633.4818.12.46
1970563.6215.52.255
1975563.7614.92.15
1980533.9313.52.055
1985494.1911.725
1990484.371125
1995474.6710.11.955
2000475.039.31.955
2005485.378.91.954
2006485.478.81.965
2007485.518.71.954.5
2008485.588.61.934.3
2009475.598.41.924.1
2010475.78.21.924
2011475.828.11.923.9
2012475.957.91.93.7
2013476.017.71.883.7
2014476.127.51.894.3
2015486.247.71.894.8

* estimated
National Chicken Council

August 26, 2015

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