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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

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