Day Old Chicks or Point of Lay – Which Should I Start With?

Should I start with day-old chicks (DOC) or Point of Lay (POL)? This is a common question asked by most people who want to...
Backyard Chickens

Beginner’s Guide to Raising Backyard Chickens Successfully

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...

How to Weigh Live Poultry Birds Accurately

Weighing and measuring livestock is a common practice in a lot of farms, including live poultry farms. While it is not very different from...

How to Start Ostrich Farming Business

Ostrich Farming Business is very cool, lucrative and profitable. However, those you wants to start the business ask one common question: What Does Ostrich...

Some Amazing Facts About Guinea Fowls

The guinea fowl is a native of Africa and is more or less of a game bird. Although they are commonly kept on farms,...

Starting a Poultry Farm Enterprise: How to Get Started

It is generally accepted that the best way to start a poultry farm is to begin modestly and let the business build its increases....

dark brahma chicken

Everything You Need to Know About Brahma Chicken Breed

One of the most prominent of the breeds of poultry is the Brahma Chicken, and from an exhibitor's, or a fancier's point of view,...

Vital Tips for Building Good Chicken Laying Boxes

Chicken laying boxes differ depending on the layout of the poultry coops or pen. When building your chicken laying boxes it is best to...

Raising Chicken for Meat in Your Backyard

Chicken is a popular food in the world. It’s easy to buy it in the market, but it really isn’t hard to raise your...

Some Common Breeds of Quail

There are numerous breeds of quail in the world. However, these are some of the common quail breeds in the world. Japanese QuailStandard colors: Light...

Sample Feed Formula for Turkey

If you want to formulate a good concentrate feed for your adult turkeys and turkey poults, use the following formulae: Also Read: How to Start Turkey...

10 Alternative Litter Materials to Wood Shavings

Litter in animal production is a term for bedding material. It is also a term for used bedding material. Wood shavings are important in...

12 Common Poultry Diseases and How to Deal With Them

All poultry farmers love to see their chickens doing fine every day. As a chicken farmer, how do you feel whenever you enter the...

How to Start a Hatchery Business

What is a Hatchery? A hatchery is a place where fertile eggs are hatched, most particularly on a business basis. It could be referred to...

4 Things You Need to Know About Eggs for Hatching

Are you thinking of raising poultry birds for business? Or are you just thinking of it as a hobby? No matter the situation, two...

How to Choose the Right Chicken Egg Incubator for Hatching

Hatching eggs, whether as a business or as a hobby, will rely on you and the right chicken egg incubator for its overall success....

Common Types of Egg Incubators for Successful Incubation

Whether you are running a poultry farm or want to demonstrate how eggs are incubated and hatched, or simply hatching a few eggs that...

Poultry Egg Incubator 101: Everything You Need to Know

Which came first, the egg or the chicken? Unfortunately, no matter how much argument we put into this question, we may never really know....

4 Questions To Ask Before Building Chicken Coops

This post will show you how to build chicken coops with ease and give you useful information about housing poultry. There may be questions...
Layers in molting stage

Molting in Chickens: The Facts You Need To Know

What is Molting and Why Do Chickens Molt? Molting is the process where chickens naturally shed of old feathers to regrow new ones. Molting is...

How to Build a Quail House or Pen

Quail eggs can be eaten or sold. Quail eggs are nutritious and fetch more money than chicken eggs. Quails eat less than chickens and...

Brief Facts about Nigerian Indigenous (Local) Chickens

Have you ever attempted to know the local breeds of chicken we have in Nigeria? Yes, we have our local chicken breeds in Nigeria...

Key Equipment Required for Successful Brooding

While brooding is an important management practice in poultry production, it is important to know the required brooding equipment. Remember, the purpose of brooding...

How To Reduce Heat Stress in Chickens During Hot Weather

The hot season is already here and you might have been looking for effective ways to keep your layers cool. Remember, if a hen...

Vaccination Schedule for KARI Improved Kienyeji Chicken

Vaccination is very important in livestock production, especially in poultry production. Poultry farmers should vaccinate their flock (broiler, pullets, layers, kienyeji, turkeys, duck, geese...

Feed Formulae for Improved Kienyeji Chickens (Layer, Growers and Chick Mash)

If you want to prepare feeds for your improved kienyeji chickens and you need great feed formulae to prepare the feeds, you can use...

Effect of Environmental Noise on Poultry Birds’ Performance

Have you ever tried to find out if the performance of poultry birds (broilers, layers, turkeys, quails, geese etc.) is affected by environmental noise?...
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...

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,...

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....

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