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How to Hatch Your Own Eggs: Incubation Tips for DIY Chicken Breeders


As a chicken breeder, hatching your own eggs can be an exciting and rewarding experience. Not only does it allow you to selectively breed your own flock, but it also gives you control over the entire hatching process, ensuring the best possible start for your chicks. However, successful incubation requires a solid understanding of the process, from selecting the right eggs to caring for your...

Day old chicks market news for Week 1 Jan 2nd- Jan 5th 2023


Day old chicks market news for WEEK 1 JAN – JAN 5TH 2023 To start the New Year 2023, we would be giving out the latest information regarding the activities going on at the Oluyole Ibadan day old chicks market on a weekly basis. This will give you an insight into how prices of day old chicks are trending before, during and after every sales day. Each sales day can be so dramatic, and the...

A review of Day old chick prices for year 2022


2022  was a dramatic year for day old chicks marketers and buyers in the poultry industry as the demand  and supply forces came to play in determining who was the king between the sellers and the buyers. As it as always been in the industry over the years, there are many unpredictable factors that could tilt the price to favor either the sellers or the buyers. In previous years, where...

Setting Up A Day Old Chick Farm


This is a continuation of the question and answer series of questions I was asked across the various poultry farmers’ platforms where I interact with other like minded farmers.     Question Which breed of parents stock is easy to raise ? In terms of maintenance, feeding, marketing ? As regards the breed of parent stock to raise it’s either you are going for layer breeder...

More Poultry Questions Answered


Fumigation of hatchery and egg dipping what is it about, advantage and what could be used? What is the use of of formalin and Gentamycin? Fumigation of hatchable eggs is necessary to ensure that any microbial contaminant on the egg shells are decontaminated so as to prevent the infection of the embryo(potential chick) with diseases. There are some diseases that can be transmitted through...

Poultry Questions Answered


As an expert in the area of parent stock poultry farming, I have taken it up on myself to treat a lot of begging questions that  requires answers in this aspect of poultry that very few people have deep understanding as well as technical expertise. Without any further delay, in this first series of questions and answers to parent stock breeding know how, I have answered some begging questions...

Should I purchase point of lay or I brood myself?


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


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...

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