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1 134.7 179.04 8.8 85.95 8. and reflect the genetic potential of the Cobb hen based on Total Egg and Hatch Percent records taken from the top 25% of Cobb flocks worldwide. You should be aware of any local legislation which may influence the management practices that you should choose to adopt. Management must not only meet the basic needs of the stock but also be fine tuned to attain the full potential of the breed. Revised 2010 Breeder Performance Age at depletion (weeks) (days) 60 420 65 455 Age at 5% production (weeks) (days) 24 168 24 168 163.3 Female bodyweight (24 weeks) (kg) (lb) Dark Out 2. Our recommendations in this booklet are based on current scientific knowledge and practical experience.01 6. This booklet should be used as a guide only.qxp:Cobb500 BMgtSupp FF.71 4.qxp 28/5/10 08:48 Page 3 Cobb 500 FF Breeder Management Supplement Introduction This Cobb Breeder Management Supplement is to be used in conjunction with the Cobb Breeder Management Guide and the Cobb Breeder Nutrition Supplement to assist you in building your management program.7 Peak hatchability (%) 90 90 Cumulative hatchability (%) 85.1 172.8 147.64 Female bodyweight (65 weeks) (kg) (lb) 3.39 Open Sided 3. and adapted locally according to your own experience when projecting performance from all flocks in a particular operation. Please contact your Cobb Technical Representative for further assistance.90 6.8 93.91 Total eggs/hen housed Hatching eggs/hen housed Broiler chicks/hen housed Livability from 24 weeks .9 (50g minimum) 157.Cobb500 BMgtSupp FF.0 (%) 93.

15 1. as well as guidelines concerning post peak feeding.37 3.25 2.37 1.44 2.28 7. .20 3. Weights for weeks 1 through 20 are off-feed weights.59 1.61 6. (or when the change is made to everyday feeding).03 2.85 4.05 7.55 3.14 4.03 6. From 21 weeks onward. birds can be weighed after a minimum of two hours has passed from the time of complete cleanup of the day’s ration.83 7.62 0.62 2.qxp 28/5/10 08:48 Page 4 Cobb 500 FF Breeder Management Supplement Female Body Weights Dark-out (1-30 weeks) Age days weeks 0 7 14 21 28 35 42 49 56 63 70 77 84 91 98 105 112 119 126 133 140 147 154 161 168 175 182 189 196 203 210 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 Bodyweight grams pounds 160 280 400 520 620 720 820 920 1020 1105 1190 1280 1365 1450 1530 1610 1745 1880 2015 2150 2410 2575 2735 2900 3000 3100 3200 3300 3380 3440 0.82 3.39 6.35 0. Weights correspond to the weekly anniversary date.58 Body Weight Gain % 75% 43% 30% 19% 16% 14% 12% 11% 8% 8% 8% 7% 6% 6% 5% 8% 8% 7% 7% 12% 7% 6% 6% 3% 3% 3% 3% 2% 2% Please refer to the Cobb Breeder Management Guide for general flock management recommendations.44 4.01 3.qxp:Cobb500 BMgtSupp FF.74 5.68 6.88 1.81 2.Cobb500 BMgtSupp FF.45 7.31 5.

70 3.46 7.05 7. as well as guidelines concerning post peak feeding.56 2. Weights for weeks 1 through 20 are off-feed weights.65 1.96 5.32 3.94 3.61 4.qxp:Cobb500 BMgtSupp FF.63 0.35 0. birds can be weighed after a minimum of two hours has passed from the time of complete cleanup of the day’s ration. .19 1. From 21 weeks onward.qxp 28/5/10 08:48 Page 5 Cobb 500 FF Breeder Management Supplement Female Body Weights Open Sided (1-30 weeks) Age days weeks 0 7 14 21 28 35 42 49 56 63 70 77 84 91 98 105 112 119 126 133 140 147 154 161 168 175 182 189 196 203 210 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 Bodyweight grams pounds 160 285 410 540 645 750 850 950 1050 1160 1250 1335 1420 1505 1590 1680 1790 1930 2090 2250 2510 2675 2845 3010 3105 3200 3290 3385 3480 3570 0.42 1.27 6.95 4.85 7.31 2.25 4.51 3.76 2.09 2. (or when the change is made to everyday feeding).Cobb500 BMgtSupp FF.90 6.87 Body Weight Gain % 78% 44% 32% 19% 16% 13% 12% 11% 10% 8% 7% 6% 6% 6% 6% 7% 8% 8% 8% 12% 7% 6% 6% 3% 3% 3% 3% 3% 3% Please refer to the Cobb Breeder Management Guide for general flock management recommendations. Weights correspond to the weekly anniversary date.90 1.25 7.13 3.67 7.87 2.64 6.53 5.

Weights for weeks 1 through 20 are off-feed weights.52 1.85 2.36 8. birds can be weighed after a minimum of two hours has passed from the time of complete cleanup of the day’s ration.20 2.82 6.91 8.09 3.16 8.51 5.53 7.qxp 28/5/10 08:48 Page 6 Cobb 500 FF Breeder Management Supplement Male Body Weights (1-30 weeks) Age days weeks 0 7 14 21 28 35 42 49 56 63 70 77 84 91 98 105 112 119 126 133 140 147 154 161 168 175 182 189 196 203 210 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 Bodyweight grams pounds 150 330 520 690 840 1000 1140 1270 1400 1520 1650 1780 1920 2060 2210 2350 2500 2640 2800 2960 3250 3355 3470 3590 3700 3790 3880 3960 4030 4090 0.qxp:Cobb500 BMgtSupp FF.23 4.64 3.55 8.17 6.87 5.51 2.17 7.54 4.Cobb500 BMgtSupp FF. (or when the change is made to everyday feeding).40 7. .02 Body Weight Gain % 120% 58% 33% 22% 19% 14% 11% 10% 9% 9% 8% 8% 7% 7% 6% 6% 6% 6% 6% 10% 3% 3% 3% 3% 2% 2% 2% 2% 1% Please refer to the Cobb Breeder Management Guide for general flock management recommendations.73 1.15 1.65 7.18 5.88 9.80 3. Weights correspond to the weekly anniversary date. as well as guidelines concerning post peak feeding.33 0.73 8.35 3. From 21 weeks onward.92 4.

38 10.82 10.61 8.88 8.49 8.83 9.53 8.71 3570 3595 3615 3635 3655 3675 3695 3715 3735 3755 3770 3785 3800 3815 3830 3845 3860 3875 3890 3905 3915 3925 3935 3945 3955 3965 3975 3985 3995 4005 4015 4020 4025 4030 4035 4040 7.76 7.34 8.76 8.51 8.31 8.05 .00 10.17 8.45 9.69 8.51 8.94 10.83 8.44 8.72 8.72 9.28 9.qxp:Cobb500 BMgtSupp FF.10 8.88 10.80 7.44 10.13 9.50 9.33 8.90 8.61 9.42 8.79 8.64 8.27 10.19 8.22 9.63 8.14 8.89 9.06 8.41 8.58 8.89 7.10 8.02 8.qxp 28/5/10 08:48 Page 7 Cobb 500 FF Breeder Management Supplement Body Weights (30-65 weeks) Dark Out Female Body Weight Open Sided Female Body Weight Male Body Weight Age grams pounds grams pounds grams pounds 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 3440 3460 3480 3500 3520 3540 3560 3580 3600 3620 3640 3660 3675 3690 3705 3720 3735 3750 3765 3780 3795 3810 3820 3830 3840 3850 3860 3870 3880 3890 3900 3910 3920 3930 3940 3950 7.58 8.15 8.85 8.20 8.85 7.97 8.65 8.38 8.93 10.58 7.37 8.47 8.30 8.55 10.67 7.66 8.27 8.49 10.70 8.11 10.54 8.86 8.22 10.63 7.94 7.62 8.16 10.66 10.44 8.39 9.87 7.77 10.72 7.78 9.81 8.05 10.99 11.28 8.02 9.71 10.33 10.98 8.23 8.23 8.74 8.60 10.34 9.56 9.07 8.93 7.91 4090 4140 4180 4210 4235 4260 4285 4310 4335 4360 4385 4410 4435 4460 4485 4510 4535 4560 4585 4610 4635 4660 4685 4710 4735 4760 4785 4810 4835 4860 4885 4910 4935 4960 4985 5010 9.68 8.55 8.48 8.60 8.40 8.87 8.67 9.01 8.Cobb500 BMgtSupp FF.

6 89.5 145.4 44.0 78.5 9.0 88.9 17.0 79.5 58.0 67.50 6.0 65.10 6.8 46.4 144.3 0.4 98.0 73.2 55.90 6.8 30.8 58.8 104.5 69.2 65.3 89.1 114.8 172.8 52.0 88.5 96.3 57.3 65.8 135.6 51.0 81.0 87.1 102.6 93.0 77.7 78.5 96.5 77.5 96.55 2.0 86.1 63.60 3.0 15.5 48.5 173.5 84.0 6.8 49.9 3.0 55.9 78.0 76.5 96.0 11.5 96.4 137.4 132.4 71.0 129.0 89.8 137.0 80.4 5.8 98.3 102.8 59.9 52.8 150.7 107.10 5.0 94.4 56.10 0.qxp 28/5/10 08:48 Page 8 Cobb 500 FF Breeder Management Supplement Breeder Performance Age in weeks Total Eggs (%HW) Hatching Eggs (%HW) Mortality (%) % HE (weekly) Total Eggs (HH) Hatch.0 83.8 55.8 59.8 11.4 50.3 47.5 96.2 134.0 2.3 1.7 125.00 6.2 24.6 66.0 76.5 96.30 2.15 4.2 75.40 5.8 77.6 73.0 82.5 96.Cobb500 BMgtSupp FF.0 85.9 61.5 83.3 133.4 69.8 14.9 131.9 33.5 97.5 36.5 89.5 80.5 96.20 6.6 126.0 68.0 84.0 96.75 4.5 68.5 96.0 13.7 167.2 75.2 93.70 40.0 90.70 5.30 5.5 96.8 54.7 88.3 29.0 85.7 169.80 5.8 123.5 83.7 111.20 0.3 107.0 78.0 64.8 107.90 5.30 1.7 83.3 70.5 96.6 57.6 45.2 60.5 96.0 97.30 6.5 96.6 64.5 53.5 96.5 67.7 38.5 96.0 92.0 80.4 115.0 75.4 56.0 81.05 2.30 0.6 65.0 71.8 93.9 116.5 78.9 0.60 4.6 123.5 96.5 96.80 2.0 28.0 96.8 73.0 82.7 58.5 85.8 8.0 78.5 96.5 141.3 74.5 81.0 97.1 0.0 72.4 3.80 4.6 119.5 96.80 3.2 81.0 35.4 68.4 149.0 69.0 66.5 83.5 96.5 34.0 86.5 96.5 86.8 127.0 63.2 47.0 50.4 0.0 24.20 5.60 5.5 143.0 156.40 6.9 28. Eggs (HH) Weekly (%) Hatch Chicks (HH) 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 5.3 153.4 140.7 61.5 79.0 142.0 84.90 1.8 60.1 79.qxp:Cobb500 BMgtSupp FF.30 4.2 163.8 179.7 2.0 75.40 3.3 117.1 111.5 96.0 39.0 97.4 163.3 52.5 43.8 47.7 50.3 153.7 72.0 78.00 5.00 4.9 89.5 96.7 176.8 89.1 160.20 3.3 88.7 62.9 84.5 0.0 87.5 96.0 82.0 82.4 70.3 52.5 120.5 87.3 120.0 47.0 82.00 3.0 55.8 88.5 82.7 139.0 89.6 166.1 170.7 147.7 63.60 6.5 96.5 96.0 53.50 5.3 22.7 160.0 60.2 73.0 85.4 111.8 157.2 41.0 97.0 81.6 129.3 72.5 83.3 73.1 0.2 100.6 76.4 19.0 97.0 62.0 85.0 80.0 70.6 77.0 80.2 146.60 1.5 88.40 1.0 79.4 19.2 49.5 96.5 96.3 79.0 60.0 .8 87.45 4.0 74.5 79.0 97.

2 91.4 95.9 95.5 86.5 97.6 129.1 87.2 90.2 87.7 86.0 95.28 3.8 95.5 89.8 14.5 69.3 95.4 90.8 89.8 87.0 82.5 84.1 87.4 90.5 95.8 89.61 1.5 90.5 95.0 89.8 137.3 107.5 91.5 87.7 91.5 87.3 117.2 95.0 77.7 86.84 2.4 87.5 90.7 Hatch of fertiles (%) Weekly Cum.7 2.8 90.4 85.7 147.1 83.7 38. 81.8 77.0 88.0 86.25 0.46 4.5 91.4 96.0 88.00 3.2 65.1 96.9 61.0 93.10 3.0 95.8 95.0 89.0 87.3 87.0 .2 89.0 92.0 82.8 94.76 2.0 91.9 95.5 96.0 91.0 96.0 94.3 89.6 90.6 90.0 87.38 4.9 87.7 96.9 94.5 96.1 91.9 96.0 81.0 88.4 87.10 0.4 85.2 100.0 89.0 91.4 86.8 90.30 4.7 86.3 95.0 96.7 111.51 3.9 91.5 82.2 90.85 4.0 86.0 87.0 82.6 90.2 88.2 96.0 95.9 89.9 88.0 85.9 90.5 89.0 93.1 91.7 88.8 93.0 86.7 94.8 90./hen housed Weekly Cum. 72.6 123.1 Fertility (%) Weekly Cum.15 4.8 104.0 89.73 4.0 96.4 87.4 87.2 87.8 88.7 87.9 86.4 144.1 80.2 134.0 96.3 72.qxp:Cobb500 BMgtSupp FF.1 89.1 96.93 2.19 3.4 87.0 95.5 94.43 2.4 87.8 94.4 87.1 96.9 89.2 85.4 88.8 85.5 85.0 96.0 80.6 96.35 3.01 2.0 85.6 95.0 78.5 95.5 90.5 88.1 92.2 96.2 88.9 90.4 88.0 91.5 86.8 88.0 94.62 4.4 56.2 24.68 2.34 2.5 81.9 52.0 89.6 92.1 79.0 87.0 78.9 89.1 0.4 86.0 91.7 90.2 94.0 85.3 88.0 90.1 94.0 83.4 88.0 96.59 2.0 87.7 92.2 93.7 96.4 89.0 76.59 3.7 96.1 91.79 4.1 96.1 86.2 94.1 90.4 19.7 84.5 96.0 90.81 4.1 96.9 78.1 93.5 87.0 142.5 90.1 87.8 86.8 87.0 96.6 81.0 79.0 86.1 92.3 90.25 4.9 Chick No.1 96.1 90.0 95.64 4.5 85.3 95.9 88.0 85.2 87.54 4.5 9.6 126.1 86.4 92.5 43.0 90.0 90.8 92.1 114.3 90.5 77.7 85.6 96.51 2.75 3.5 96.7 95.4 140.2 91.1 87.13 4.7 95.83 4.9 86.0 84.Cobb500 BMgtSupp FF.5 87.23 4.08 4.0 84.7 96.8 95.0 93.0 85.1 90.2 92.1 96.1 90.66 3.5 120.0 91.9 89.0 93.5 89.43 3.9 33.4 87. 88.9 95.6 95.5 86.5 83.5 80.8 73. 0.83 4.83 3.1 96.67 3.0 28.5 79.7 82.qxp 28/5/10 08:48 Page 9 Cobb 500 FF Breeder Management Supplement Breeder Flock Fertility and Hatchability Age in Weeks 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 Hatchability (%) Weekly Cum.0 80.0 88.8 93.2 86.8 85.4 132.3 87.4 5.0 83.92 3.7 95.6 86.1 96.2 87.0 88.4 88.7 95.6 90.2 47.

4 32 58.9 25 49.9 46 66.7 57 69.0 28 54.7 63 69.8 30 57.3 47 66.qxp 28/5/10 08:48 Page 10 Cobb 500 FF Breeder Management Supplement Egg Weights Age weeks Egg Weight grams Age weeks Egg Weight grams 24 48.7 55 68.8 Egg weights are dependent on the bodyweight and production level of the hens.5 58 69.7 48 67.4 42 64.2 40 63.1 31 58.7 44 65. as well as the level of nutrition being fed to the flock.2 60 69.1 38 62.3 52 68.3 62 69.1 64 69.3 26 51.qxp:Cobb500 BMgtSupp FF.5 65 69.Cobb500 BMgtSupp FF.5 43 65.5 45 65.4 29 56.7 59 69.7 61 69.0 36 61.8 34 60.7 33 59.9 35 61. These numbers are a guide only.2 51 68.1 50 67.4 56 69. .2 49 67.7 54 68.9 53 68.1 37 62.2 39 63.3 41 64.7 27 52. and could vary considerably according to management conditions.

Cobb500 BMgtSupp FF.qxp 28/5/10 08:48 Page 11 Cobb 500 FF Breeder Management Supplement Recommended digestible amino acid levels based on amino acid/lysine ratios Phase Age (days) (weeks) Pre-Starter/Starter Grower/Pre-Breeder Breeder 155+ 0-28 29-154 23+ 0-4 5-22 Male 155+ 23+ Lysine 100 100 100 100 Methionine 44 45 47 50 M+C 75 85 86 90 Tryptophan 22 25 25 29 Threonine 70 83 75 93 Arginine 105 100 90 100 Valine 67 75 80 75 Isoleucine 70 83 76 83 Leucine 118 130 112 120 Histidine 32 33 34 35 Phenylalanine 65 65 66 65 P+T 115 120 120 120 .qxp:Cobb500 BMgtSupp FF.

221 0.126 0.076 0.143 0.461 0.251 0.312 0.196 0.077 0.216 0.114 0. Total 5. the Starter diet may be used from 15 to 28 days.424 0.286 0.590 0.436 0.338 0.326 0.157 0.220 0.106 0.227 0.160 0.258 0.157 0.171 0.524 0.076 0.048 0.158 0.078 0. In this case.067 0.306 5.087 0.411 0.430 Dig.145 0.173 0.075 0. Crude Protein Calcium Av.137 0. Total Breeder 2 281+ 41+ 0.141 0.252 0.230 0.215 0. *The use of a Pre-Starter feed may be necessary if the required bodyweights cannot be achieved with the Starter diet.377 0.175 0.391 0.228 0.349 Dig.qxp 08:48 Page 12 Cobb 500 FF Breeder Management Supplement .247 0.058 0.067 0.123 0.630 0.065 0.071 0. Breeder 1 155-280 23-40 0.292 0.515 0.048 0.061 0.436 Dig.064 0.053 0.327 0.600 0.192 0.183 0.115 0.203 0.152 0.099 0.299 0.140 0.269 0.066 0.165 0.069 0.264 0.143 0.099 0.240 1.089 0.380 0.190 0.220 0.182 0.158 0.168 0.283 0.058 0.069 0.150 0.359 0.413 5.0.199 0.590 1.067 0.251 0.152 0.232 0.180 0.075 0.169 0.165 0.306 0.216 0.262 0.501 Pre-Breeder** 127-154 19-22 Grower 29-126 5-18 Starter 0-28 0-4 Pre-Starter* 0-14 0-2 Phase Age (days) (weeks) Recommended nutrient levels (% per 1000 kcal/kg metabolizable energy) Cobb500 BMgtSupp FF.286 0.227 0.358 0. assuming a 2796 kcal/kg metabolizable energy diet is 2.169 0.273 0. Total 6.293 0. Phosphorus Sodium Chloride Potassium Linoleic Acid Amino Acid Lysine Methionine M+C Tryptophan Threonine Arginine Valine Isoleucine Leucine Histidine Phenylalanine P+T 0.210 0.255 0.162 0.236 0.306 0.273 0.055 0.225 0.230 0.210 0.173 0.066 0.044 0.314 5.270 0.276 0.796 x 6.086 0.051 0.086 0.183 0.454 Total Dig.187 0.260 0.322 0.073 0.131 0.163 0.119 0.120 0. 0.149 0.152 0.54 % crude protein.199 0.184 0.067 0.104 0. Total Male 155+ 23+ 28/5/10 Example:To calculate Starter crude protein.195 0.458 0.194 0.191 0.230 0.156 0.370 0.114 0.349 0.194 0.190 0.233 0.630 = 18.419 Dig.225 0.qxp:Cobb500 BMgtSupp FF.191 0.175 0.209 0.254 0.066 0.383 0.293 0.225 0.207 0.338 0.219 0.157 0.088 0.066 0.139 0.108 0. Total 6.242 0.216 0. **The use of a Pre-Breeder is optional but recommended for those flocks that are underweight or below desired body composition prior to light stimulation.209 0.182 0.142 0.066 0.276 0.450 0.158 0.262 0.173 0.086 0.210 4.063 0.124 0.194 0.125 0.079 0.066 0.204 0.056 0.158 0.172 0.103 0.717 0.436 Total Dig.096 0.066 0.209 0.117 0.218 Dig.175 0.225 0.241 0.974 0.230 0.260 0.198 0.

03 1.59 0.22 0.81 0.15 0.62 0.47 0.42 0.34 0.29 0.42 0.53 0.33 0.20 0.52 0.95 1.20 0.70 0.05 0.63 1.73 1.75 0.20 0.18-0.44 0.57 0.57 0.28 0.08 0.32 0.21 0.61 0.60 1.15-0. Total 1.15-0.24 0.15 12.79 0. Total 0.64 0.55 0.15 0.74 Breeder 2 281+ 41+ 11.93 0. ***The concentrations may need to be adjusted depending on individual experiences and local climate.60 0.54 1.90 1.69 0.71 11. Metabolizable Energy Pre-Breeder** 127-154 19-22 Grower 29-126 5-18 Starter 0-28 0-4 Pre-Starter* 0-14 0-2 Unit Phase Age (days) (weeks) Example for a Breeder feeding program based on recommended nutrient levels Cobb500 BMgtSupp FF.24 0.64 0.17 0.45 0.45 0.53 0.54 0.87 Breeder 1 155-280 23-40 11.60 0.00 0.00 2868 1301 20.45 0.qxp:Cobb500 BMgtSupp FF.94 0.58 0.90 0.25 0.42 0.84 0.38 0.40 0.51 0.60 0. Phosphorus % Sodium*** % Chloride*** % Potassium % Linoleic Acid % Amino Acid Lysine % Methionine % M+C % Tryptophan % Threonine % Arginine % Valine % Isoleucine % Leucine % Histidine % Phenylalanine % P+T % 11.61 0.31 0.75 0.16 0.65 1.22 0. 0.21 0.42 0.22 Dig.55 0.48 0.29 0.48 0.18 0.15-0.48 0.24 0.63 0.56 0.50 0.20 0.44 1.18-0.11.70 2796 1268 18.88 0.25 Dig.45 0.37 0. the Starter diet may be used from 15 to 28 days.78 1.78 1.46 0.99 0.59 0.55 2761 1252 15.27 0.59 0.16 0.40 0.58 0.20 0.18 0.29 MJ/kg kcal/kg kcal/lb Crude Protein % Calcium % Av.00 0.20 0. Total 0.24 0.15-0.25 0.45 0.56 0.73 0.24 0.49 0.15-0.49 0.12 0.72 0.63 0.24 0.41 0.31 0.43 0.50 0.20 0.46 0.25 1.84 0.15 0.71 0.45 0.43 1.12 0.18-0.53 0.80 2581 1171 14.49 0.27 0.41 0.14 0.31 1.60 1.15-0.84 0.00 0.18-0.20 0. Total 0.67 0.50 2749 1247 14.76 0.72 0.65 0.72 0.97 0.45 0.89 0.68 0.55 2761 1252 15.36 0.15 0.20 0.60 0. Total 0.18 0.41 0.50 2749 1247 12.77 0.96 Dig.62 0.32 0.60 Total Dig.60 1.58 Male 155+ 23+ 28/5/10 *The use of a Pre-Starter feed may be necessary if the required bodyweights cannot be achieved with the Starter diet.32 0.38 0.35 0.70 0.47 0.18-0. **The use of a Pre-Breeder is optional but recommended for those flocks that are underweight or below desired body composition prior to light stimulation.49 0.20 0.43 0.39 0.51 0. 0.22 0.16 Total Dig.39 0.49 0.49 0.00 1.40 0.46 0.27 0.55 0. In this case.48 0.55 0.86 10.25 Dig.61 0.15-0.24 0.63 1.06 1.70 1.48 1.32 0.79 0.51 0.19 0.qxp 08:48 Page 13 Cobb 500 FF Breeder Management Supplement .15-0.24 0.48 0.36 0.11 Dig.24 0.18-0.43 0.24 0.43 2.18 0.51 0.58 0.81 0.63 0.40 3.12 0.39 0.88 0.40 0.30 0.

A (Maize Diets) MIU 10 10 12 Vit. KIU = thousand international units. A (Wheat Diets) MIU 11 11 13 Vit. K g 3 3 6 Thiamine g 2 2 2. C g 25 25 50 Choline g 300-350 200-300 250-450 Manganese g 100 100 120 Zinc g 100 120 110 Iron g 20-50 20-50 40-55 Copper g 10-15 10-15 10-15 Iodine g 1.3 MIU = million international units.5 0. g = grams. B12 mg 25 20 35-40 Biotin (Maize Diets) mg 250 250 300 Biotin (Wheat Diets) mg 300 300 375 Vit.5-3.5 1 4 Vit.5 2 Selenium g 0.qxp 28/5/10 08:48 Page 14 Cobb 500 FF Breeder Management Supplement Recommended supplementary levels of vitamins and trace elements per metric ton basis Phase Unit Age (days) (weeks) Pre-Starter/ Starter 0-28 0-4 Grower 29-126 5-18 Pre-Breeder/ Breeder 127+ 19+ Vit.3 0. .Cobb500 BMgtSupp FF. mg = milligrams Supplementary levels of vitamins and trace elements should always be reviewed to ensure total levels do not exceed those set in local legislation.5 Riboflavin g 5-8 5-7 10-16 Pantothenic Acid g 8-12 8-10 25 Niacin g 20-40 20-35 40 Pyridoxine g 3 3 6 Folic Acid g 1.3 0.qxp:Cobb500 BMgtSupp FF. E KIU 75-80 45-50 50-100 Vit. D3 MIU 3 3 3 Vit.

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