For many years that I have been a consultant to individuals and farms, the most asked question by my clients is: “What can I do to make my birds grow fast or lay well?” Well, there is no gimmick to achieving this, except they consume the right feed containing the… [Read More]
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]
If you intend to start broiler production or farming now or in the future, then you are on the right page. Starting broiler farming in Nigeria or any part of the world is an excellent idea. Why? A lot of people have become millionaires through broiler farming and other poultry-related… [Read More]
The Ameraucana chicken is a newly recognized breed that lays blue eggs. (To find out where the blue eggs come from, click here). However, it should be noted though that these bearded, muffed, and tailed blue egg layers existed long before the standard was adopted by the American Poultry Association… [Read More]
Feed Conversion Ratio is a topic of great importance in livestock farming, most especially commercial animal farms. Feed takes about 70 percent of the total cost of production in poultry production, hence the feed conversion ratio has considerable monetary importance to a livestock farmer.
Livestock farming is also significant to global food security and the economy. It involves the rearing of farm animals, which include poultry, sheep, goat, cattle and even fishes. In this farming sector, livestock waste is inevitable and can be a thorny issue if not managed properly. It can be a… [Read More]
Feed and feeding are vital in livestock farming. Generally, the cost of feeding is over 70% of the total cost of production. So if you’re thinking of raising and keeping layers or pullets for commercial egg production, it is imperative for you to know how much you will spend in… [Read More]
In livestock farming, floor space is very important. For instance, floor spacing is one of the factors or things that affect growth performance as well as the general welfare of livestock animals. Broilers, for example, will perform poorly if they are kept in overcrowded pens or houses. For laying birds… [Read More]