The COBB500 is the most sought-after broiler in the global market. The breed combines high chick numbers with the ability to achieve the lowest cost live weight production, outstanding uniformity and the highest breast meat yield at the processing plant.


Cobb is recognised as the breed of choice with customers worldwide (i.e. leading producers such as Tyson Foods (US), and Rainbow Farms (SA). This is because the Cobb breed provides the ideal bird for both whole and cut-up portions.

All Cobb distributors are supplied with stock that is derived from one common Cobb pedigree population located in the United States – this ensures the consistently high quality of our product around the world.

Great-grandparent operations are strategically located in the US, EU and Brazil which helps to ensure uninterrupted supply of genetic stock to all distributors of Cobb parent stock.

We also have an outstanding reputation for the health of our stock, strong focus on bio-security, commitment to ongoing research & development and constant technical support and guidance to farmers. All these factors combine to ensure the high performance and superiority of the Cobb breed.


The world’s most efficient broiler has the lowest feed conversion, best growth rate and an ability to thrive on low density, less costly nutrition. These attributes combine to give the Cobb500™ the competitive advantage of the lowest cost per kilogram or pound of live-weight produced for the growing customer base worldwide.

The Cobb500™ has lowest cost of live weight produced, superior performance on lower cost feed rations, most feed efficient, excellent growth rate, best broiler uniformity for processing, and is a competitive breeder.