Poultry

  • Reduce cost and improve performance

    16 Feb 2021

    Reduce feed costs With some cereal prices currently proving to be extremely cost effective options, our poultry feed prices are extremely competitive.   Improved performance Recent customer results of birds fed on Tropper mixed diets: Eggs/bird: 362 to 74 weeks of age.   Option to use own raw materials The flexibility of the Tropper system means that rations can be designed using home...

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  • Reduce your feed costs

    26 Nov 2020

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  • Achieving quantity of eggs and size well above the breed standard

    4 Sep 2020

    Jonathan Stokes runs a 300 acre mixed farm just outside Shrewsbury. Along with over 100,000 free range hens, Jonathan has 300 ewes and grows a mix of cereals and grass which are used to feed the livestock. In recent years, the business has also diversified into a successful holiday park with a carp fishing lake. The family run a progressive operation, with a clear focus on producing a qualit...

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  • Maximising early egg weight

    17 Jun 2020

      We’ve recently worked with an egg producer in NE Scotland whose goal was to achieve breed standard for early egg weight in order to maximise profitability. Having analysed performance figures and the health of the flock, diets were designed and made by the Harbro Tropper including unique Harbro additives to optimise performance.   Doug Steele, Harbro Poultry specialist comment...

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  • POULTRY - Maximising Output and Profitability to 80 Weeks of Age

    25 Jan 2017

    The cost of a pullet is the second largest input next to feed and Harbro aims to realise the full value of both. The 80 week production cycle of laying hens is widely discussed by the laying industry throughout the UK however, 18 months ago Harbro and one of their producers took on the challenge to implements new techniques,controls and nutrition to see how many quality eggs could be sold from...

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