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what does broilers and layers mean here

English translation: broiler/fryers) are those you slaughter; layers are those you raise for eggs.

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English term or phrase:broilers and layers
English translation: broiler/fryers) are those you slaughter; layers are those you raise for eggs.
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19:04 Jun 23, 2004
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English term or phrase: what does broilers and layers mean here
This is regarding a liquid poultry feed supplement.

Dosage

Broilers
0-2 week -- 2ml per 100 birds
For 3rd & 4th Week -- 4ml per 100 birds


Layers

For chicks - 2ml per 100 birds
For growers - 4 ml per 100 birds
For layers - 7 ml per 100 birds

Shake well before use.

Could you explain what does broilers, layers and growers mean here as dictionary meaning does not seem to apply here. Thanks
Patheja
birds bred for different purposes
Explanation:
I was a chicken farmer for years.
Broilers (also called broiler/fryers) are those you slaughter at 4 weeks or so, in order to broil them to eat
Growers are those you intend to grow to full size - aka roasters; more than 4 pounds.
Layers are those you raise for eggs.
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NancyLynn
Canada
Local time: 03:42
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Thanks a lot! It was a great help from a person having practical knowledge of the subject. Thanks again.
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birds bred for different purposes


Explanation:
I was a chicken farmer for years.
Broilers (also called broiler/fryers) are those you slaughter at 4 weeks or so, in order to broil them to eat
Growers are those you intend to grow to full size - aka roasters; more than 4 pounds.
Layers are those you raise for eggs.

NancyLynn
Canada
Local time: 03:42
Works in field
Native speaker of: English
Grading comment
Thanks a lot! It was a great help from a person having practical knowledge of the subject. Thanks again.

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