This study examined the replacement value of
maize using varying levels of cassava peel-leaf meal
mixed in the ratio of 9:1 on the economic indicators.
Three hundred (300) day old Marshall breed birds
replicated5 times in a completely randomized design, 10
birds per replicate were allocated to one of six dietary
treatments and maintained for 42 days.Both the growth
parameters and the Cost-Return analysis were
determined to find out the profitability of the test diets as
compared to the control diet. Results show that the Total
Costs (TC) decreased from 899.18 in the control diet to
844.31 in diet 6. The Gross Margin was found to
decrease from 699.68 in diet 1 to 402.55 in diet 6
while the values of 0.80 in diet 1 to 0.49 in diet 6 was
computed as returns per naira invested in the enterprise
Keywords : Economics, Production, Broiler Chickens, Cassava Peel-leaf meal.