What is a poultry housing system?
A poultry housing system is the type and number of birdhouses used by a farm to achieve a production goal.
Why is poultry housing system important?
It’s the gearing of your farm’s production engine.
This is the pattern by which you will array your chicken for delivering the most profitable results.
Think of it this way…
A professional sports team have individual members which turn up on the matchday to compete.
But the formation (in other words the positioning of each player in relation to one another) can make all the difference to how the ‘chemistry’ of the shared attribute gel on the day.
This strategic gearing helps drives better and more specific results.
Whilst the ingredients of the meal matter – it’s the combination (recipe) and cooking method that helps bring it all together for the best results.
Your choice of poultry farming housing system comes at a fixed cost.
Because of the fixed nature of the poultry housing system, getting the system right at the start saves major uprooting costs down the line.
Your ROI projections should be aligned with and limited to your chosen housing system.
Accurately forecast demand.
Consider how often you want to delivery product to market.
From this, you’ll know how many flocks your farm will need to accommodate at any given time.
This in turn dictates the number and arrangement of poultry housing structures you need.
Make demand therefore your driver for capital investment – included poultry houses.
Poultry housing needs to be sited in the optimal place and position for best production results.
- natural lighting
- evenness of ground
…all play a vital part in accommodating your flocks most suitably for successful rearing.