History of Damascus Goat Breed The Damascus goat breed is one of the dairy breeds of goat. Even though this goat breed is majorly used or raised for dairy milk production, they are also bred for meat. Damascus goats are also called Damascene, Baladi, Shami, Halep and Chami. While this… [Read More]
A lot of Nigerian poultry farmers face various challenges associated with procurement of day old chicks (DOC), poults and point of lays. These challenges include difficulty to find a reputable hatchery or vendor, failure of hatchery or vendor to supply at an agreed date and difficulty to get quality DOC…. [Read More]
What is a chicken coop? A chicken coop is a house where chickens are kept secure from predators or harsh weather conditions. In the coop, nest boxes are provided for the hens to lay their eggs and perches on which the chickens can fly on to sleep.
I know a few people or farmers don’t know (or are confused about) the difference between a cockerel and a cock. Some farmers also find it difficult to figure out the difference between a pullet and layer (Hens). Well, this post would quickly highlight the differences.
No doubt, every poultry farmer wants to sell his or her eggs, chickens or other farm products faster without reducing profits. It is rather unfortunate that a lot of farmers find it challenging to sell farm products quickly. The reason for this might not be attributable to low demand but… [Read More]