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AuthorAyodeji

A Poultry farmer who loves to impact the Poultry world with his vast knowledge of the industry.

Broodiness in chicken and how it can greatly affect Egg production

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Hello everyone, today’s topic will be dealing with a very sensitive issue in poultry farming that most farmers tend to over look Chicken Broodiness {and how it} can crash your egg production by almost 79%   Many at times a whole lot of farmers have never taken into cognizance the fact that chickens are naturally predestined to want to hatch their eggs all by themselves. Observing local...

How to sell off your matured broiler chickens at a higher market price

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My suggestion to  broiler farmers is to include other means of selling off the birds and also think about value addition and invest in some form of publicity or Advertisement. You can not continue to rely on the purchase coming from the middleman/market women who buy at your farm at ridiculously low prices. Infact some of their prices are not just low, they are also annoying and discouraging to...

Should I purchase point of lay or I brood myself?

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Should I purchase point of lay or I brood myself?   I will say this question is a battle between Source and experience. When it comes to this issue, the decision mainly lies on the experience of a farmer as regards brooding chicks and the quality and source of the point of lay birds with respect to purchasing POLs. More expressly put, brooding is a technical sequence of proper management...

How to tackle lice infestation in your chicken

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The infestation of lice can cause a lot of losses to the farmer in terms of egg production drop if not properly managed. In this write up we will discuss the best probable way to tackle lice infestation in your chicken before it gets out of hand. The issue of lice (an ectoparasite) starts with just few birds and then with time spreads and multiplies across other birds in the flock. But in most...

What goes on in the hatchery ; How your day old chicks are hatched

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Many at times, we as chicken  farmers usually have little knowledge about how our chicks are hatched.   The dearth of information about the series of activities on how chicks go through the different stages of handling before being Sold after hatching is the reason for coming up with this enlightening article. As poultry farmers, we all buy day old chicks but some who have never had the...

A comprehensive analysis of a Poultry business proposal

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We perused and analysed the business plan of an intending poultry farmer  to ensure that the right thing to do was done so as to prevent avoidable challenges in the course of eventual set up and operations. Below is the content of the review that was sent as a reply  to the investor. Details For the structure, I will advise you to rent a poultry farm, but if you  cannot see anyone to rent, you...

Importance Of The Respiratory System To Poultry Birds

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Genetic improvement and consistent research to always improve on previous results gotten from researches has really made it possible to attain higher body weight in Broilers and longer egg laying cycles in layers by farmers.  Industry standards in broiler production have seen average Feed Conversion Ratio gradually increased by up to 20% from what they used to be in the late 90’s while the...

Importance of Record Keeping In Poultry Farming

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        If you are a serious poultry farmer who means business when it comes to raising chickens, then one of the indispensable practice of poultry farming business that you should possess is a good record keeping habit. Apart from just having records, it has to be frequently updated capturing almost every single activity that occur on your poultry farm. It could either be in form of hard copy...

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