I know you are looking for an excellent feed formula to make your broiler chickens grow faster and bigger. Congratulations! You are on the right page. A lot of poultry farmers are worried about the weight or low growth rate of their broilers. Some are even fed up and have… [Read More]
What is Brooding in Poultry Production? Brooding is defined as the management of chicks from one day old to about 8 weeks of age, and it involves the provision of heat and other necessary care during chicks’ early growing period. Brooding units are designed to house chicks from one day… [Read More]
The objective of this article is to show you how to defeather (plucking or removing the feathers) chickens and other poultry birds.
ISA Brown Chicken Breed is one of the most sought after chicken breeds in the world. Research has revealed that one out of 10 farms keeps ISA brown chickens. The reasons for that are not farfetched. Firstly, the cost of maintaining the ISA Brown breed is low. Secondly, they are… [Read More]
In broiler farming or production, feed and feeding are very important because they determine how well your broiler chickens will perform. One problem of some broiler chicken farmers is that they find it difficult to determine the quantity of feed required to raise broilers from day-old chicks to 8 weeks…. [Read More]
If you want to know the current prices of livestock commodities in Nigeria, you are on the right page. Below are the prices of commodities or products such eggs, live and dressed chicken, live and dressed beef, live and dressed pork, live and smoked fish, Day Old Chicks (DOC), Point… [Read More]
What is Concentrate Feed? According to Association of American Feed Control Officials (AAFCO, 2000), Concentrate feed is a feed used with another to improve the nutritive balance of the total and intended to be further diluted and mixed to produce a supplement or a complete feed. A better explanation of… [Read More]