• USES OF BAKING SODA IN POULTRY INDUSTRY

    USES OF BAKING SODA IN POULTRY INDUSTRY

    The food intake and growth rate of broilers kept at high temperatures can be improved by supplementing the diet or the drinking water with sodium bicarbonate. The response appears to be due to the bicarbonate ion and is associated with an increase in water consumption. Measurements of dietary or ...
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  • PREPARATION BEFORE REARING CHICKS

    PREPARATION BEFORE REARING CHICKS

    “A chick never gets over a bad start”. “The actions we take before chicks arrive and the care we provide in the first few days can help set-up our chicks to be happy and healthy long-term.” Pre-heat the house before the chicks arrive. Preheat 24 hours before arrival in warm weather and 48 hours i...
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  • OTHER THINGS TO FEED BROILERS AND LAYERS

    OTHER THINGS TO FEED BROILERS AND LAYERS

    In the wild, insects are natural parts of poultry species’ omnivorous diet. Commercially, however, only birds kept in free-range systems would normally come into contact with them. Insects, though, are a protein-rich food source and have been traditionally used to supplement both the diets of ani...
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  • LAYER CHICKEN BATTERY CAGE

    LAYER CHICKEN BATTERY CAGE

    What is layer cage? Layer cage is also known as battery cage or poultry cage, which is used for rearing egg-laying chickens after growing up to 12 weeks or 16 weeks. The biggest advantage of layer cages is increasing egg production to 98%, and it’s very easy to handle chicken waste and reduce dis...
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  • HYGIENIC STANDARD AND DISINECTION MANAGEMENT OF CHICKEN FARM

    HYGIENIC STANDARD AND DISINECTION MANAGEMENT OF CHICKEN FARM

    Maintaining excellent health of poultry flocks is the primary objective of any producer, since a healthy flock can be translated into a profitable flock. Despite all progress in prevention and control of infectious diseases, it is still difficult to keep a commercial poultry facility completely d...
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  • HOW TO SET UP THE EGG INCUBATOR

    HOW TO SET UP THE EGG INCUBATOR

    Fertile eggs can be hatched by using an egg incubator. An incubator is an enclosed structure with a fan and heater to keep eggs warm during the 21-day incubation period. When determining which incubator to purchase, we recommend using an incubator with some automatic features, such as egg turning...
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  • HOW TO INCREASE CHICKEN SALES

    HOW TO INCREASE CHICKEN SALES

    Every poultry farmer should not be too caught up with the operational aspects of their business so much that they now neglect the sales aspect. If you ask me, I would say that the sales and marketing aspect is even more important after all, you are not rearing chickens for family use. Adequate at...
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  • HOW TO IMPROVE SURVIVAL OF DAY OLD CHICKEN

    HOW TO IMPROVE SURVIVAL OF DAY OLD CHICKEN

    Basic Care for Day Old Chicks: Keep brooder temps at 95 F for the first week, decrease by 5 degrees each week until they are fully feathered. Make sure there is room for chicks to get out of the heat. Provide probiotics in their drinking water to establish healthy digestive systems Keep food and...
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  • HOW TO DISINFECT POULTRY HOUSE OR LAYER CAGE

    HOW TO DISINFECT POULTRY HOUSE OR LAYER CAGE

    When chickens are kept in a poultry house, we use a disinfection sprayer to disinfect the chickens that are raised together in the building. Spraying is the most effective way to disinfect poultry house. Spray the mist water containing disinfectant from the top of the chicken house to successfull...
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  • HOW TO CLEAN NEWLY LAID EGGS

    HOW TO CLEAN NEWLY LAID EGGS

    How to clean farm fresh eggs is a highly controversial, the question of whether to wash egg, the process of solving whether with cold water or warm water? Whether to add soap in washing or not? Washing an egg removes some or all of the bloom (depending on which washing method you use).  That is w...
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  • HOW TO ADMINISTER DRUGS TO BIRDS VIA DRINKING SYSTEM

    HOW TO ADMINISTER DRUGS TO BIRDS VIA DRINKING SYSTEM

    Birds can be difficult to medicate. They do not take pills well; they can find and spit out cleverly hidden tablets in food; and they can be quite a challenge to hold while trying to administer medication. The following are possible methods for medicating your bird. Your vet has determined that y...
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  • HOW POULTRY BREEDER UNDERGO NETWORK SALES

    HOW POULTRY BREEDER UNDERGO NETWORK SALES

    Households, eateries, groceries and meat industries are unable to get the desired quantities of chickens for consumption or production purposes. Surprisingly, even when the market demands for poultry meat have not been met, many chicken farmers still complain of low patronage. Before the current ...
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  • HOW MANURE CLEANER IS USED IN FARM

    HOW MANURE CLEANER IS USED IN FARM

    Manure Dryer can dry poultry manure / Chicken litter moisture. It is suitable for the storage and production of organic fertilizer. It operates a closed system, thus reducing the influence on the environment. The poultry manure dryer machine also can be used to dry other kinds of animal manure su...
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  • ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF MECHANIZED POULTRY FARMING

    ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF MECHANIZED POULTRY FARMING

    High population growth and growing income lead to increasing demand for poultry products in Nigeria. The poultry industry has emerged as the most commercialized and fastest expanding segment in the animal husbandry subsector but still faces many problems. Private investment from foreign countries...
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  • EFFICIENCY OF BROILER CAGE IN POULTRY FARMING

    EFFICIENCY OF BROILER CAGE IN POULTRY FARMING

    The importance of the poultry industry to the national economy cannot be overemphasized. Approximately 10% of the world population is engaged in poultry production, mostly on subsistence and small or medium-sized farms. However, the output level still remains low compared to the input. The purpos...
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  • EFFICIENCY OF BATTERY CAGE IN POULTRY PRODUCTION

    EFFICIENCY OF BATTERY CAGE IN POULTRY PRODUCTION

    Poultry farming which is basically centered on production of eggs and meat has its efficiency in the kind of housing system in which the birds are being kept. For instance, broilers are basically reared for meat consumption while layers are reared for egg production. Now to actualize the aim of k...
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  • DIFFERENCES BETWEEN MANUAL AND AUTOMATIC LAYER CHICKEN CAGE

    DIFFERENCES BETWEEN MANUAL AND AUTOMATIC LAYER CHICKEN CAGE

    Farming is a much broader term that is used for various different kinds of farming methods collectively. Farming is not restricted to the growing of crops only, but even the raising of cows, goat and domestic birds like chicken, ducks; turkey’s etc. Our focus will be chickens that are raised in B...
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  • DIFFERENCES BETWEEN A NIPPLE DRINKER AND A HANGING CUP DRINKER

    DIFFERENCES BETWEEN A NIPPLE DRINKER AND A HANGING CUP DRINKER

    Nipple drinking is a modern way to serve water to chickens without having to carry water around in buckets. The nipple drinking system is fully automated and is probably the most widely used chicken drinking system used by modern poultry farmers. There are different variants of nipple drinkers. ...
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  • DIFFERENCE BETWEEN DEEP LITTERS AND BATTERY CAGE SYSTEM

    DIFFERENCE BETWEEN DEEP LITTERS AND BATTERY CAGE SYSTEM

    There are different housing system used in rearing birds but the major concern here is discuss the differences between the two major and common housing system in poultry farming. It is equally important you observe the type of housing system you can use to attain and maintain high lasting product...
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  • COMPOSITION OF CHICKEN FEEDS

    COMPOSITION OF CHICKEN FEEDS

    Poultry diets are composed primarily of a mixture of several feedstuffs such as cereal grains, soybean meal, animal by-product meals, fats, and vitamin and mineral premixes. These feedstuffs, together with water, provide the energy and nutrients that are essential for the bird’s growth, rep...
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  • CHICKEN THAT CAN USE HANGING CUP AS WATER SYSTEM

    CHICKEN THAT CAN USE HANGING CUP AS WATER SYSTEM

    Water hanging cup is like nipple waterers, have a valve that must be tapped for water to flow, but also feature a small cup beneath the valve to allow for some water to be retained. The water in the cup may be more prone to freezing than nipple waterers or higher-volume traditional waterers. ...
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  • INTRODUCTION OF CHICK REARING

    INTRODUCTION OF CHICK REARING

    A chicken doesn’t appear to be a complicated bird, but the social structure of a flock is complex. A flock’s hierarchy is known as the pecking order and finding where they fit within that order begins on around Day 3 of a chick’s life. It starts with jostling for position, squawking and pushing o...
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  • BREEDING TECHNOLOGY OF EUROPEAN AND AMERICAN COUNTRIES

    BREEDING TECHNOLOGY OF EUROPEAN AND AMERICAN COUNTRIES

    For years, NGOs and politicians opposing modern breeding methods such as gene transfer or genome editing have claimed that these “manipulations” would pose serious health risks, from allergies to cancer or autism. However, after more than two decades of consuming transgenic crops, there is not a ...
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  • Introduction of battery cage in poultry farm

    Introduction of battery cage in poultry farm

    Battery cages are the predominant form of housing for laying hens worldwide. They reduce aggression and cannibalism among hens, but there are restriction of movement, prevent many natural behavior and increase rates of osteoporosis. Currently, approximately 95% of eggs in the world wide were prod...
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  • What is automatic feeding machine in poultry farm

    What is automatic feeding machine in poultry farm

    The automatic chicken feeding machine takes feed from a central hopper or bin out to feed the birds continuously all day. In place of having to fill the score of separate feeding troughs, the poultry man fills just one – the hopper – and does it just this process once a day. There is also a manpo...
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  • What is the daily working of poultry in chicken layer cage

    What is the daily working of poultry in chicken layer cage

    Rearing poultry is one fun and productive activity to engage in if people are made aware of some simple routine care tasks to be carried out when rearing poultry. These tasks can be grouped in segments which are; daily and monthly, However, inadequate knowledge of the routine for these duties mak...
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  • The development history and basic structure of broiler chick cage

    The development history and basic structure of broiler chick cage

    Now broiler are using broiler chick cage in poultry farm Broilers as birds being reared for meat consumption for the sustenance livelihood of mankind can be reared in diverse ways which include: rearing ‘off the ground’ and ‘on the ground’ but our major focus here is the broiler reared ‘off the g...
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  • What poultry farm with chicken cage is in Thailand

    What poultry farm with chicken cage is in Thailand

    Although there are a several types of poultry raised and consumed in Thailand, chicken is the most important. There are three main types of chicken in Thailand: broilers, layers and native chickens. Broiler cage and layer chicken cage are different and specially design. From an economic perspecti...
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  • How to realize the modernization of poultry breeding with chicken cage in poultry farm

    How to realize the modernization of poultry breeding with chicken cage in poultry farm

    There is increase of 16.8% in the poultry population which represents increasing interest of livestock farmers toward poultry farming year by year. That meaning the market of chicken cage and poultry equipment are higher than before. Most of the poultry farms are present in rural areas which is g...
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  • What is the efficacy of feed on broilers in poultry farm

    What is the efficacy of feed on broilers in poultry farm

    Avoid hot spots in feed silos: Moulds consume valuable nutrients and produce my cotoxins. Mouldy feed is not only unpalatable, but also toxic as well. Quite often, feed is delivered into silos that are never cleaned. In humid and warm climates, mould growth is easy to occur, and even in apparentl...
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  • What is the result of too much calcium on young layers in battery cage system

    What is the result of too much calcium on young layers in battery cage system

    Calcium supplements for chickens can help you avoid shell quality issues in your flock, and it’s easy to feed. Farmers have been adding calcium to the diet of layers for generations to improve shell quality, and consequently, we’ve learned a few things about it. Calcium is an essential nutrient i...
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  • Where in Nigeria can I buy chicks suitable for battery cages system

    Where in Nigeria can I buy chicks suitable for battery cages system

    Perhaps you know that many people use their own bamboo baskets or cartons to feed chicks, which are suitable for raising dozens of chicks. When raising tens of thousands of chicks, consider using a battery cage system. A lot of Nigerian poultry farmers face various challenges associated with the ...
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  • How do farmers who raise chickens in poultry cages attract customers

    How do farmers who raise chickens in poultry cages attract customers

    Today’s food system is safer, more available and more affordable than ever before, yet consumers have more questions than ever before because new communication technologies are taking away the industry’s ability to control messaging and tell its story. Instead of being defensive and providing sci...
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  • How to sell chicken and eggs from poultry cages in Nigeria

    How to sell chicken and eggs from poultry cages in Nigeria

    It is uncommon to find a household that does not consume poultry meat, most especially chicken meat. However, despite the high demand for poultry meat across the globe, the quantities produced have not met the market demand. This is also the case in Nigeria and some African countries. Households,...
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  • What are the benefits of raising chick in battery cages in Nigeria

    What are the benefits of raising chick in battery cages in Nigeria

    Chick cage is also known pullet cage. It is so designed for chick with all necessary accessories to feed and at the same time supply water. Below are the advantages of pullet battery cages in Nigeria: Galvanized low carbon steel cold drawn steel wire has high tensile strength and extension rate. ...
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  • How to buy a battey cages for layers in nigeria

    How to buy a battey cages for layers in nigeria

    Nigeria as a nation where are populace are venturing into poultry businesses on daily basis because of the high demand in chicken meat and egg is short of factory that produces poultry equipment which could aid and help their poultry businesses. Here are some pictures of  our battey cages for la...
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