Feed Conversion Rate (FCR)

Feed Conversion Rate (FCR) in Episcope.

The red area shows the 25% lowest performing broiler producers and the number 1.51 shows the best FCR of these producers.

The green area shows the 25% best performing broiler producers and the number 1.71 shows the highest FCR of these producers.

The latest batch had a farm average of FCR 1.52. The blue line shows the position of the FCR 1.52 compared the to all the other participating SKOV farms in Europe.

The #11 in Europe tells that this broiler farm has the 11th. best FCR in Europe among producers with SKOV systems. The red arrow tells that this broiler producer has dropped down on the benchmarking rank since the second latest batch. 

You can click the link Learn more to get more detailed knowledge of each single of the tree latest batches in case you have such a long production history. Will be explained in more detail further down.


When clicking the link Learn more this graph will appear:

To the left you see the FCR of 1.52 from the latest batch of this farm.

Below this you see the range of FCR measured. The three vertical lines shows the avg. FCR of the latest three batches. The blue line shows the avg. FCR of the farm in question. The dotted green line shows the avg. FCR of the top 25% producers and the dotted red line shows the avg. FCR of the lowest 25% producers.   When crossing the mouse over these vertical lines the exact average FCR of the farm in question, the top 25% and the low 25% will be shown for that batch.

The #11 shows the rank of the farm in question and the red arrow shows that this farm has dropped down on the benchmarking rank since the second latest batch.

You can also see the total number of farms taking part in the benchmarking, which is 46.


This is a visual presentation of the location of this broiler producer on the overall FCR benchmarking among 46 farms in Europe. It shows there are many producers almost at the same level which means that small improvements can lead to a much better position on the benchmarking rank.

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