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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

Red Hocks in day old Chicks or Poults

A day old chick is considered to be of good quality if it has the capacity to grow and mature in line with its genetic potential. The chick is alert and active, with a closed  navel and well developed legs that are soft and well hydrated when the toes are extended or stretched. In addition

By |2020-03-19T16:31:41+00:00March 19th, 2020|Knowledge center|0 Comments