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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...

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...

How to Set Up and Raise Parent Stock birds – Diary Series II

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Still On Day 1 activities Summary of activities ….Vaccination, medication, Seromonitoring , weighing Back to our farm , we ensured th the feed had already been served and also vitamins had been introduced in water to stimulate the appetite of the chicks . Some thousands of female parent stock of Isa brown layer breeder Chicks  with  about 11 percent male ratio to the female(though we will need...

Setting Up A Parent Stock Poultry Breeding Farm – A Diary

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            I once wrote some general poultry farming articles in a public forum some couple years ago on nairaland,and i received a couple of mails, calls , comments and the likes from people who were specifically interested in knowing about the art of parent stock farming in poultry. i.e Production of hatchable eggs/day old chicks . Infact one of them successfully set up his Parent Stock...

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