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]
Do you want to formulate feed for your animals but don’t know the nutritional composition of some of the feed ingredients? Well, recently, I stumbled on a document that contains some of the vital information you need. All thanks to the Nigerian Institute of Animal Science (NIAS). They compiled a list… [Read More]
Taking care of farm animals is already a difficult task, but in recent years the number of farm animals with internal hemorrhages has increased significantly. Detecting hemorrhages isn’t easy, but there are several signs that can help to identify potential hemorrhages. Many cows, for example, exhibit lethargy due to existing… [Read More]
What are Backyard Chickens? Backyard chickens are the chickens that are raised or kept at the backyard of homes. They can either be raised inside cages, coops or free-range. They are presumed to be rugged and healthier. They can be raised organically, fed natural food or diet and treated with… [Read More]
Weighing and measuring livestock is a common practice in a lot of farms, including live poultry farms. While it is not very different from weighing farm animals, let us look at 5 factors to consider while weighing live poultry bird to get accurate weight measurements.