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INPUT PRICES (4TH APRIL 2019.)

BROILER DOC -CHI ₦240 Agrited ₦265 Fidan ₦240 Zartech ₦250 Amo ₦250 Farm Support ₦250 Sayed ₦255 Nastech ₦250 Bestline ₦250 Vertex ₦240 Supreme ₦225 PULLET DOC (Isa Brown) –CHI ₦250 Zartech ₦250 Amo ₦250 Agrited ₦250 Bestline ₦250 NOILER : ₦210 COCKEREL White cockerel - ₦35 Black Cockerel DOC - ₦150 TURKEY Turkey (foreign) Day Old - ₦ 1,650…

INTEGRATED FARMING

Poultry-Fish CulturePoultry raising for meat (broilers) or eggs (layers) can be integrated with fish culture to reduce costs on fertilizers and feeds in fish culture and maximize benefits. Poultry can be raised over or adjacent to the ponds and the poultry excreta recycled to fertilize the fishponds. Poultry housing, when constructed above the water level using bamboo poles would fertilize…

USING ALOE VERA TO TREAT COCCIDIOSIS DISEASE IN POULTRY

Poultry farming has rapidly grown in the country and across the world, with thousands of people keeping birds for commercial purposes.However, as the venture grows, consumer tastes are changing, with many now going for indigenous chicken reared on free-range. The birds kept under free-range are mainly fed on natural vegetation, grains (mixture of sorghum, sunflower seeds, crushed maize and millet),…

How to stop your chicks from dying !! By Thomas lukungu – Tanzania

Every farmer desires 100 per cent survival of chicks once he or she has bought and put them in a brooding house. Losses will, however, almost always occur especially during the first two weeks of life.A mortality of 1-5 per cent may be considered normal, but anything above 5 per cent is abnormal and requires immediate intervention to stop further…

Critical Factors on the FIRST SEVENTH DAYS OF DOC By Emmanuel Jacob

 Critical Factors include 1. Temperature 2. Lightning 3. Feed, feeding and water 4. Housing- spacing 5. Drugs and vaccination[ For today we shall be handling the first one Temperature Note that once you miss it on the first seventh days, the error will continue with that batch throughout their rearing period It's an experience TEMPERATURE Very critical factor to the…

How to Control Rodents

Rats and mice have long been a problem on farms where food and nesting sites are plentiful. These animals consume and contaminate food destined for livestock and other animals, as well as humans. Each rat on a farm will eat, spoil or damage approximately N9,000 worth of grain per year. The adaptability and agility of these animals make getting rid…

UPDATED PRICES OF DOC FOR 7TH JANUARY, 2019

NOILER #145 BROILERS: NPG-#240, Zartech- #255, Fidan -#245, Globus # 255, Sabtech #255, vatex - #255, Dahmas- #255, Chi - #265, Amo- #265, Sayed #270, Agrited #275 for now. NPG-#240, Zartech- #255, Fidan -#245, Globus # 255, Sabtech #255, vatex - #255, Dahmas- #255, Chi - #265, Amo- #265, Sayed #270, Agrited #275 for now. PULLETS: Amo #225, Zartech #220,…

Upcoming Poultry training in Nigeria

We are pleased to invite you to the forth-coming poultry training program (coupled with hands-on demonstration of key farm operations & management practices) holding between Tuesday 27th-Thursday 29th November, 2018 ( last training for the year) at the prestigious FIPAMAT Complex, Animal Care, Ogere-Remo, Ogun State by 9am daily. Registration fee: N30, 000 /participant. Early made made up to a…

Formulating a 70 kg bag of broiler feed

Broilers have different feed requirements in terms of energy, proteins and minerals during different stages of their growth. It is important that farmers adapt feed rations to these requirements for maximum production. Young broilers have a high protein requirement for the development of muscles, feathers, etc. As the broilers grow, their energy requirements for the deposit of fat increase and…

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