Optimization of Broiler Chicken Feed Mix Using Evolution Strategies

Andreas Nugroho Sihananto, Wayan Firdaus Mahmudy, Muhammad Halim Natsir


Mixing chicken feed using some feed ingredients is a difficult task. The process must ensure that the feed mixing fulfill the nutrient requirement and the constraint. Some approaches, such as the Pearson’s Square have been introduced to solve this problem. However, these approaches fail to fulfill the nutrient requirements and desirable price. This study proposed the use of Evolution Strategies to address the negative solutions and fulfill the optimum feed composition requirements. This method resulted in a broiler chicken feed mix that meets the nutritional requirements with the minimum cost with best composition, which resulted in the fitness value of 0.15023 and price Rp. 3,185/chicken/2 weeks.


Evolution Strategies; Mixing Feed; Nutrient Requirement; Pearson’s Square;Q

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