Biosecurity in Poultry Farming
Biosecurity in poultry and farm hygiene practices are implemented at breeders ,broiler & layer farms to reduce the risk of disease agents moving on to farms from outside sources the movement of disease agents between sheds on the same farm, carry over of disease agents from one batch to the next in the shed environment, and carry over […]Continue reading
Layer Poultry Farming Guide For Beginners
Layer poultry farming means raising egg-laying poultry birds for commercial egg production. Layer chickens are a particular species of hens which need to be raised from one day old, and they start laying eggs commercially from 18-19 weeks of age. They remain to lay eggs continuously till 72-78 weeks of age. They can produce […]Continue reading
“Layer Poultry Farming Guides for Beginners” Published in Poultry Planner August 2017.
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Vitamins and Minerals for Layer Poultry
Vitamins and Minerals for Layer Poultry is essential for optimum health as well as normal physiological functions such as growth, development, maintenance and reproduction of layer poultry. As most vitamins cannot be synthesized by poultry in sufficient amounts to meet physiological demands, they must be obtained from the diet. Vitamins are present in many […]Continue reading
Vitamins & Minerals for Poultry.
Vitamins & Minerals for Poultry has very important roles for a healthy and profitable poultry business.One of the common issues with regard to poultry relates to poor or inadequate feeding programmes that can lead to vitamins and minerals deficiencies for poultry.As indicated adequate vitamins & minerals for poultry is vital, lack of it produce […]Continue reading
About Poultry Digestive System
Poultry Digestive System in the domestic fowl is very simple but efficient when compared to many other species, such as cattle.In the process of evolution, those avian species that developed simple but effective digestive systems were more able to fly and hence survive, as the simple digestive system would be lighter in weight. It […]Continue reading
Poultry Water Treatment
Poultry water treatment is a very crucial step in a poultry operation and should be effectively carried out because poultry industry uses various water sources such as the municipal water, underground water, and to some extent, surface water and rain water. Regardless of the source, it is highly important that water provided should be […]Continue reading
Managing Heat Stress in Layer Poultry
Heat Stress in Layer Poultry can have a significant impact on layer flocks, but there are measures for heat stress management in layer poultry that can be taken to keep hens healthy and producing more eggs. When summer temperatures rise, egg producers need to be ready or they will see egg output decline, and […]Continue reading