When your birds are getting to a marketable age, there is need to plan how they will be taken to the market and sell them off to consumers. Most part of poultry bird marketing entails conveying these birds from the farm to the market or consumers’ house. However, due to… [Read More]
Fowl pox is a highly infectious poultry disease affecting the skin of chickens and turkeys. Chickens and other fowl are affected with pox but not the same type of virus. The disease is transmitted by direct contact with affected birds, infected quarters, shipping crates, and other inanimate objects.
A laying hen will produce eggs for a number of years, but it is only economical to keep the layers for 18 month. Egg production commences at about 22 weeks of age, rises sharply, reaching a peak at about 32-35 weeks of age, and then gradually declines at the rate of… [Read More]