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List of Various Breeds of Pig/Swine

There are numerous breeds of pig across the globe. Some have been documented while some have not. Below is a list of pig breeds in the world. American Landrace American Yorkshire Angeln saddleback Arapawa...
Android Apps for Poultry Farmers

Top 3 Should-Have Android Apps for Poultry Farmers

This is a digital age where technological innovations and inventions have greatly helped poultry farmers and farmers in other fields of agriculture. The use of smartphones is on the increase and a lot of...

External Parts of a Chicken

Did you know some people don't know all the external parts of a chicken? Don't be surprised. You could be part of them. Well, the external parts of a chicken include the following:   Comb:...

How To Identify Male & Female Guinea Fowls

Spotting or identifying male and female guinea fowl birds is very difficult. In the picture below, the male guinea fowl (cock) is on the left while the female guinea fowl (hen) is on the...

How to Protect Chickens from Snakes

Snakes are one of the deadly and ruthless predators of chickens. They can bite, kill and eat live chickens and also eat their eggs. It means that if a snake enters the pen of...

Terminologies in Poultry Production

These are terminologies commonly used in the Poultry production and management.A – C Addled: an egg where the contents are decomposing. Air cell: the air space usually found at the large or blunt end of an egg. Albumen: the white...

Water Consumption Rates/Levels for Layers & Broilers

Water is a nutrient that is of high importance to 'the life of humans and animals. Water consumption rate or level is affected when water is too hot or has excess minerals. There is...

Coccidiosis in Poultry: Signs, Control & Prevention

What is Coccidiosis? Coccidiosis or Cocci in poultry is an important protozoan disease that is capable of wiping out a large of number of affected chickens overnight. Coccidiosis affecting poultry birds include Eimeria tenella, E....

Nutritional Requirements of Broilers

Nutrition is an important part of poultry farming because the performances of chickens and other poultry birds depend majorly on their nutrition. One mistake some broilers farmers make is giving less focus on what...

Nutritional Requirements of Chicks, Pullets & Layers

Nutrition is an important part of poultry farming because the performances of chickens and other poultry birds depend majorly on their nutrition. One mistake some layers farmers make is giving less focus on what...

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