Commercially available broiler breeds in Nepal
- Cob 500
- Hub bird classic
The world’s most effective broiler has the lowest feed conversion, best growth rate and an ability to thrive on low density, less costly nutrition. These attributes combine to give the Cobb500 the competitive advantage of the lowest cost per kilogram or pound of live-weight produced for the growing customer base worldwide.
- Lowest cost of live weight produced
- Superior performance on lower cost feed rations
- Most feed efficient
- Excellent growth rate
- Best broiler uniformity for processing
|Age(Days)||Weight for age(gm)||Daily gain(gm)||Cumulative feed conversion||Daily feed consumption(gm)|
2. Hub bird classic:
Hub bird classic broilers are strong initial growth coupled with very good FCR. Its robustness and adaptability are evident under any temperature and feed condition. Its overall benefits allow it to obtain the lowest cost price for live, whole bird or ready-to cook market with high meat yield. Its adaptability to any environment makes good performance in temperate as well as tropical areas.
|Age(days)||Average Body weight (gm)||Cumulative Daily gain(gm)||Cumulative Feed consumption(gm)||Average Feed conversion|
The breed is specially designed to be able to provide excellent feed conversion in the hot and tropical conditions of India and Asia.
Trials have shown that a parent bird consumed an average of 389g per broiler chick while a commercial bird reached a body weight of 2.6kg in 42 days with a cumulative feed consumption of 4.5kg or an FCR of 1.7, according to Dr U. Dasgupta, director of marketing for Marshall Breeders.
4. COBB 400: