Broiler Management Age Floor space/ bird Feeder space/ bird Up to 18 days 450 cm2 (0.5 sq.ft.) 3 cm From 19 days to 42 days 1000 cm2 (1.1 sq. ft.) 6-7 cm

In contrast, the CSIRO’s Model Code of Practice says there should be a maximum of 1500 hens per hectare on an open range. That’s less than six times the government standard, and far more room for chooks to have dust baths and enjoy the fresh air – all those things that chooks love to do. Oct 29, 2020

To quickly address the stocking density at your farm, one-layer bird requires two square feet of space for growing, development and production. In other words, for 500 birds, you need 1,000 square feet of space. May 11, 2019