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Antibiotics (Introduction and Classification)

What are antibiotics ?  These are chemical compounds may be of natural origin or synthetically formed and are used to kill or stop the growth of bacteria. Mechanism Based Classification 1-Bacteriostatic: These antibiotics are used to stop the growth of bacteria. 2-Bactericidal: These antibiotics are used to kill the bacteria. Spectrum Based Classification 1- Narrow

By |2020-12-19T04:59:17+00:00December 17th, 2020|Short Articles|1 Comment

Mycotoxins in Poultry (Major Types and Effects)

What are mycotoxins ? Mycotoxin is derived from two words "Mykes" means - Mould "Toxicum" means - Poison Mycotoxins are secondary metabolites produced by fungi or we can also say that mycotoxins are by products of fungi. These metabolites are very harmful to poultery even in lowest levels. We measure mycotoxin levels in parts per

By |2020-12-11T09:27:51+00:00December 11th, 2020|Short Articles|1 Comment

Artificial Insemination In Poultry – Technique and Advantage

Why Artificial Insemination ? If you are a backyard chicken or turkey farmer whose hens are not producing chickens, artificial insemination with a proven rooster or tom can save you surgery. According to the Food and Agriculture Organization, “If done correctly, fertility rates can be higher or higher than those obtained through natural insemination. “Insemination

By |2020-06-03T11:39:16+00:00June 3rd, 2020|Techniques|22 Comments

Drinking Water Vaccination – a few simple rules

Introduction Mass vaccination of a flock via drinking water is a simple and quick method of vaccine administration. It is less stressful for the birds as it does not require individual catching, handling and vaccine administration. However, mass vaccination methods require careful management if they are to be as effective as individual vaccination methods. This

By |2020-05-28T11:55:29+00:00May 28th, 2020|Knowledge center|1 Comment

The hen and Her Environment

Good management requires thinking about things from the hen’s point of view and looking out for them properly. Cage or floor: there is a world of difference between the two.  With caged chickens, the birds have no choices and it’s mainly the farmer who calls the shots. In floor systems the hens can decide for themselves

By |2020-05-28T09:55:33+00:00May 28th, 2020|Short Articles|10 Comments

Rural Poultry Farming _ Hatching And Raising Chicks

Hatching eggs We select those eggs which are produced by tolerated healthy laying hens. Of course, they must be fertilized. The eggs should be of the standard size, weight, shape and color of the shell corresponding to the breed. Therefore, they should not be too large, they cannot have cracks or a special surface. When

By |2020-05-22T20:14:46+00:00May 22nd, 2020|Knowledge center|6 Comments

Organic Poultry _ Breeding and Farming Techniques

Organic Poultry Farming In domestic chicken farming, organic farming can focus on either the production of organic eggs or organic chicken meat. In both cases, the animals must be provided with access to an outdoor enclosure. Due to different weather changes, it is necessary that the chickens have access to the enclosure for at least

By |2020-05-21T22:42:15+00:00May 21st, 2020|Knowledge center|33 Comments

Pre Brooding Management of chicks.

Introduction: All the management practices before brooding or before receiving the chicks in other sense various measures, which we provide in preparation for new-hatched chicks arriving at our farm. We will discuss various factors, which play very important role in the process of pre-brooding management and main purpose of this process is to avoid different

By |2020-03-30T12:41:27+00:00March 30th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Poultry Health Management

The best fed and housed stock with the best genetic potential will not grow and produce efficiently if they become diseased or infested with parasites. Therefore good Poultry health management is an important component of poultry production. Infectious disease causing agents will spread through a flock very quickly because of the high stocking densities of commercially housed

By |2020-03-26T11:23:02+00:00March 26th, 2020|Knowledge center|10 Comments

Cannibalism in Poultry : Prevention and Treatment

Cannibalism in fowl is a costly and vicious habit that poultry producers cannot afford to ignore. Cannibalism usually occurs when the birds are stressed by a poor management practice. Once becoming stressed, one bird begins picking the feathers, comb, toes or vent of another bird. Once an open wound or blood is visible on the

By |2020-03-26T08:10:20+00:00March 26th, 2020|Short Articles, Uncategorized|0 Comments