Broilers are typical poultry birds or live chicken raised in farms for meat production only. At their very infant stage, they are called Day old broilers, growing up for about 6 or 4 weeks, they are known as Broiler chickens as their meat at this stage are mature for sale and ready for eating. There are different breeds of this bird, namely: Roaster Chicks, Cornish Cross, Grinphield Marshall, Rosambro and Red Broilers with Cornish Cross being the best breed in terms of its fast growth rate and cheap feeds conversion rate.
Where to buy Broiler Chicken in NigeriaTheir prices differ according to their weight in Kg, Kilo or in Cartons. For Day olds, their are popular hatchery brands like Agrited, Zartech, Amo, CHI, Obasanjo, Chikun Olam, Agricol, Ajila, Fidan, Yamfy and Sayed among others.
Average Broiler Chicken Prices in Nigeria 2023
|Grinphield Marshall||50 day-old||₦17,500|
|Cornish Cross||50 day-old||₦11,000|
|Roaster Chicks||50 day-old||₦15,000|
|Red Broilers||50 day-old||₦14,000|
|Mayor’s K-22||50 day-old||₦11,900|