The objective of this article is to show you how to defeather (plucking or removing the feathers) chickens and other poultry birds.
ISA Brown Chicken Breed is one of the most sought after chicken breeds in the world. Research has revealed that one out of 10 farms keeps ISA brown chickens. The reasons for that are not farfetched. Firstly, the cost of maintaining the ISA Brown breed is low. Secondly, they are… [Read More]
In broiler farming or production, feed and feeding are very important because they determine how well your broiler chickens will perform. One problem of some broiler chicken farmers is that they find it difficult to determine the quantity of feed required to raise broilers from day-old chicks to 8 weeks…. [Read More]
Day after day, the world is coming up with great innovations that make farming operations or activities easier to carry out. Some years back, poultry farmers usually make use of the regular plastic drinkers and buckets to serve water to their chickens. But now, we have nipple drinkers and nipple… [Read More]
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 cannibalism and to reduce feed wastage. It is a delicate operation, and if it is… [Read More]