When it comes to egg production picking, collection and packaging of eggs comes with a feeling of great accomplishment to the farmer. It’s a payback period for all the care and labor you’ve accorded your laying hens overtime.
As a result any slight drop in egg production could result to frustration to the farmer. Seeing your birds lay is a very rewarding and exciting experience to the farmer who had been laboring and feeding his birds up to (18 to 22 weeks).
Pasty butts is a fairly common sight to most poultry keepers, it can easily be treated and prevented once you identify the underlining cause.
If prompt action is not taken it can lead to the eventually death of the baby chick.
Rabbits are highly prolific, easy to manage, this makes them a better choice when it comes to animal husbandry.
The increase in global population comes with its challenges world over, particularly in developing countries where there is no commiserates increase in food production.
Poultry diseases are a part of every farmers nightmare, protecting yourself and your family from poultry disease that affect humans requires making serious effort on your part to achieve this feat.
People are now looking for alternative source of livelihood and additional source of income to meet their needs and that of their families.
Paralysis or lameness in broiler chicken is one of the top welfare crises faced by many broiler farmers despite improvements in genetics, health, and nutrition associated with broiler farming over the years.
This condition can be very annoying and frustrating especially if you can’t figure out exactly what is responsible for the paralysis or lameness in your flock.
Chickens are one of the most beautiful gift to man. When it comes to the provision of good healthy food, its economic viability to the family, chickens are undisputable the best among poultry birds.
It is economically viable good source of income, and a steady source of nutritious and tasty eggs including meat. You might as well consider raising ducks in your backyards, or as a commercial venture.
The beauty and joy of any poultry farmer is obviously waking up every morning to look at your well feathered, colorful active birds jumping around signaling your arrival and expressing their state of good health.
When it comes to poultry production virtually all poultry farmers especially backyard and small flock homestead owners have had one bitter experience or the other during their learning curve and to a larger extent it has everything to do with cutting corners to maximize profit.