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How To Debeak Chickens

What is Debeaking or Beak Trimming? Beak trimming in poultry management is the act of reducing the length of the beak of poultry birds. The purpose of doing this is to prevent feather pulling and...
sizes of eggs

Factors Affecting Egg Size Of Poultry Birds

Egg size is very important to poultry farmers because, the bigger the eggs, the higher the monetary value. Though it is not possible for all chickens to produce eggs of the same size, there...
battery cage chickens

Egg Production Cycle Of Laying Chickens

A laying hen will produce eggs for a number of years, but it is only economical to keep the layers for 18 month. Egg production commences at about 22 weeks of age, rises sharply, reaching...
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How To Detect Pregnancy In Farm Animals

What is Pregnancy? Pregnancy, also known as gestation is the state where a female animal has young(s) developing in her uterus. The period of pregnancy also known as gestation period is the time between conception...
White fulani cattle

Facts About Cattle Farming

What is Cattle Production? Cattle production involves keeping bulls and cows for meat (beef) or milk (dairy) purpose. Cattle feed on grasses, legumes, roughage etc. That is why they are called herbivores and they are...