Feed and feeding are vital in livestock farming. Generally, the cost of feeding is over 70% of the total cost of production. So if you’re thinking of raising and keeping layers or pullets for commercial egg production, it is imperative for you to know how much you will spend in… [Read More]
In livestock farming, floor space is very important. For instance, floor spacing is one of the factors or things that affect growth performance as well as the general welfare of livestock animals. Broilers, for example, will perform poorly if they are kept in overcrowded pens or houses. For laying birds… [Read More]
There was a period of about a year back in the mid-2000s when we were hearing an awful lot about the bird flu disease. In many ways, it was quite similar to what’s been going on this past year with Covid-19.
Have you recently seen the Point of Lay Chicken For Sale adverts? Do you want to replace your stock with point of lay chickens? Are you new to this whole thing about point of lay chickens? If your answer is yes to any of those questions, then you are lucky… [Read More]
The issue of whether or not to wash your home-laid eggs is still raging on. Some chicken owners insist on washing their eggs upon collection, while others are not concerned about doing the same at all. Most folks are fairly laid back when it comes to eggs from their own… [Read More]