This cage stacks 2-3 units high. Each 36"x18"x18" high cage has a 1/2"x1" wire mesh divider to create two 18"x18"x18" high compartments. The cages are stacked in tiers and lined up in rows inside huge warehouses usually without natural daylight. The two-compartment pens have a 1"x1" sloped wire mesh floor and egg tray. This is approximately 90% of all laying hens in commercial production. Tiers of 120 birds layer cage. Saved by Hebei Dingtuo Machinery And Equipment Co., Ltd. 27 The cost of serving per chicken per day is .15 (1/4lb) x 5 chickens = .75/day to feed the girls. The non-organic non-GMO feed that I am switching them from costs .25/chicken per … The terms “broiler” and “fryer” in poultry meat production refer to young and tender meat-type birds. Each cage holds two or four hens. Except when bamboo and mud (for walls) can be used .For layers, cages made out of bamboo can be made to house the bird B. Back-Yard MANAGEMENT Brooding: is the caring of the chicks from day old till 88 weeks of age. laying hens are kept in battery cages. from chickens and ducks. It is done in order to prevent chick mortality and achieve maximum growth by Doors swing out and have a plastic liner on door opening for protection. The battery cage is a wire box with a wire floor and a height of just 40cm. This publication, however, is for layer or chicken for egg production. Each hen has a Body is made of 1"x2" wire. In meat production, the most common birds are frying and stewing chickens, turkeys, ducks and geese. Each cage normally contains four hens. The total cost for the full recipe (in my area–I got my grains at Winco) is $8.31, or .60/lb.