The greatest concern of most broiler farmers is if their broilers will attain the desired or target weight at the end of the rearing period, which usually about 2.5 kg and 3.5 kg at 6 weeks and 8 weeks respectively. Of course, the bigger the broilers, the higher the profits…. [Read More]
Should I start with day-old chicks (DOC) or Point of Lay Chickens (POL)? This is a common question asked by most people who want to start layer farming. They are confused and don’t know which option they should go for. If you’re in this situation, this post will assist you… [Read More]
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]
What is Molting and Why Do Chickens Molt? Molting or moulting is the process where chickens naturally shed of old feathers to regrow new ones. Molting is not a strange thing in poultry production. It’s a natural process that all chickens go through every year. The reason for molting is… [Read More]
Have you ever attempted to know the local breeds of chicken we have in Nigeria? Yes, we have our local chicken breeds in Nigeria and this post will provide some brief facts about them.