IS 1374:2007

In this competitive scenario, it isn't easy to survive in the market without a standard quality and certified product. BIS license may also be required to sell products in the Indian market.

To get BIS certification and produce a standard quality product, the manufacturer must ensure that their product must follow the specified Indian standard.

Let's take a closer look at IS 1374:2007 for poultry feeds.

Poultry feeds are covered under IS 1374:2007. This standard specifies the requirements, sampling, and testing techniques for chicken (Gallus domesticus) feeds. The chicken feeds shall conform to the requirements specified in the standard.

Chicken feeds shall be of the fifteen types as given below:

  1. Broiler Pre-Starter Feed (BPSF)
  2. Broiler Starter Feed (BSF)
  3. Broiler Finisher Feed (BFF)
  4. Chick Feed For Layer (CFL)
  5. Grower Feed For Layer (GFL)
  6. Layer Feed For Phase I (LFP-I)
  7. Layer Feed For Phase II (LFP-II)
  8. Breeder Chick Feed For Broiler (BCFB)
  9. Breeder Grower Feed For Broiler (BGFB)
  10. Breeder Layer Feed For Broiler (BLFB)
  11. Breeder Broiler Feed For Male (BBFM)
  12. Chick Feed For Layer Breeder(CFLB)
  13. Grower Feed For Layer Breeder (GFLB)
  14. Breeder Layer Feed (BLF)
  15. Breeder Layer Feed For Male (BLFM)

Requirements: The chicken feeds must also meet the specifications outlined in the standard. Chicken feed must be in the form of Pellets, crumbs, or mash. The feed must be free of rancidity, musty odours, poisonous substances, adulterants, moulds, and insect infestations. The substances listed in Annex B of the standard may only be used to make chicken feed.

In addition, chicken feeds must contain the following vitamins, fatty acids, amino acids, and minerals, derived either naturally or from any additional source, in the amounts stated in the standard. Compound poultry feeds must also meet the maximum limits of a harmful substance specified in the standard. The maximum limit of harmful substances in compound poultry feeds must also be met, as specified in the standard.


Tests shall be carried out as per the prescribed method for determination of the following:

  • Vitamin E
  • Vitamin D3
  • Aflatoxin B
  • Metabolizable Energy (Me)
  • Methionine Content
  • Lysine Content
  • Phosphorus

Packing and Marking:

Packing and marking shall be done in accordance with IS 1374:2007. The material must be packed in plain or polyethylene lined jute or laminated paper bags that are clean, dry, and sound. Each bag's mouth must be machine sewn. Each bag must be appropriately marked with the information specified in the standard. Conforming to the requirements of this standard, the product(s) may be certified under the scheme of the Bureau of Indian Standards Act, 2016 and the Rules and Regulations formulated thereunder, and the product(s) may be marked with the Standard Mark (ISI Mark). The Manufacturer must obtain a BIS license from the Bureau of Indian Standards to use a standard mark (ISI Mark). The BIS grants a license based on a successful assessment of manufacturing infrastructure, quality control, testing capabilities, and production process.

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