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 Keep Your Chickens Cool During Hot Weather and Summer

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 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...

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....

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...
prolapse in chicken

Causes and Prevention of Prolapse in Layers

Prolapse (pickout) is the turning inside out of the oviduct and rectal organs through the vent, to the extent of not retracting back. Its...

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