Definitely. Poultry cage system is much more profitable, user friendly and convenient option available to the farmer compared to floor rearing or deep litter system. Following are the benefits of opting Cage system
- Unlike the deep litter system, in case of poultry cages, the movement of the bird is restricted resulting into conservation of the energy of the bird which in turn results in Higher Feed Conversion ratio.
- In the cage system, the feaces is removed immediately. Where as in case of deep litter system, there is no such immediate separation because of which, birds come in contact with the feaces increasing the chances of infection to the birds. With the use of cages, this possibility is nullified giving healthy birds and also avoiding the cost of medication.
- Unlike deep litter system, in case of poultry cages, the eggs are separated immediately. This prevents breakage and wastage of the eggs resulting in higher yield compared to deep litter system. This improves the profitability of the farm.
- Counting and monitoring is easier in case of cages compared to the deep litter system. Overall, cage system helps to make the farm more organized compared to the deep litter system.
Keeping in view the above points, Poultry cage system is always a more beneficial option compared to the deep litter system.