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How to spot common diseases in your chicken

Causes of disease vary from bacterial, viral, fungi, protozoa, nutrition deficiencies, parasites to poisoning. The cause of a disease is a salient factor in determining how the disease will be managed. Viral diseases are not treated with antibiotics and as such vaccination is the only effective option of preventing such infections. Viral diseases Diseases caused by viruses include New Castle…

The importance of natural sunlight & good ventilation to poultry birds:

light and airy ventilation in appropriate amount help bird to grow and has a way of stimulating vitamins and anti-oxidants in their body. To allow normal light morning sunlight from a poultry coop window or an opening has a way of stimulating their growth hormones and make them strong, instead of closing them up in a dark room in a…

Poultry feed formulation …By Apia Smart

is one of the fastest growing and lucrative business in the agricultural sector.. with so many Nigerians diving into feed production for extensive or intensive purposes.. What is feed formulation? This is the mixing or matching the nutrient requirements of a class of animal with the nutrients contents of the available ingredients (raw material) Domestic birds have different stages of…

Effects of excessive dehydration in layers

Someone asked a question recently, "Why don't birds pass out urine". There is only one answer to the question, fecal excrete of birds has a higher percentage of water compared to any other animal and the anatomical make up make them perspire through the skin. This answer gives a clue to what stress a bird with much hours of water…

UPDATED PRICES OF DOC FOR 16TH AUGUST, 2018

UPDATED PRICES OF DOC FOR 16TH AUGUST, 2018 NOILER #145 BROILERS: Fidan - #245, Zartech - #235, Chi -#250, Amo- #255, Crown- #245, Globus # 245, Sayed #265, Sabtech #240, Agrited #280 for now. PULLETS: Chi - #220, Amo #218, zartech #215, yammfy #215, Black RTO - #195 White Cockerels - #25, black #150 Local Turkey - #550, Foreign/ Exotic…

If Africa Learnt to Feed its Chickens it could Feed its people

Africa, which imports nearly 83% of the food it consumes, has a real chicken and egg problem. The continent is caught between pressure from imports in some countries and an inability to meet demand in others. Africa’s chicken crisis is an expression of overall weaknesses in its agricultural system. If Africa cannot raise its grain production it cannot expect do well in increasing its…

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