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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

Care of the Hatching Egg: From Nest to Farm Store

  A healthy, well managed breeder flock, receiving a balanced feed ration, will produce good quality hatching eggs. At the moment an egg is laid, it contains an embryo of 30,000 - 60,000 cells. At that point in time, each cell is already programmed for its future function. With the best of care, the hatching

By |2020-01-06T15:29:46+00:00January 6th, 2020|Knowledge center|0 Comments