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Flock management tip for broilers: Using CV% to evaluate brooding procedures

This is the third in the "Flock Management Tips" series presented by Aviagen.

1 May 2019, at 9:51am

When evaluating the effectiveness of brooding procedures, the difference in CV% from placement to 7 days of age shows how good your brooding set-up is.

If CV% at 7 days is greater than 3 percentage points that at day old, review brooding practices:

  • Temperature/ humidity
  • Feed
  • Water
  • Lighting