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Recommendations for Minimizing Heat Stress in Caged Layers

Ventilation Provide a minimum of 3.5 L/s (7 cfm) per bird of exhaust fan capacity. This may require two air changes per minute in...

Effects of heat stress to layers

Layers occasionally die as a result of heat stress others adapt to the stress. Above the temperatures of 27°C, the bird’s body temperature rises and...

How caged layers aerate in a herd

A caged layer, one in relatively good health condition, devouring its feeds and laying at a rate of 80%, produces about 180 kilocalories of...

Zimbabwe Government rolls plan to up-lift households through poultry farming

The government of Zimbabwe has launched countrywide plans to introduce the Presidential Rural Poultry Scheme. In this project, households will receive indigenous birds known as...

Keeping your flock strong with betaine supplements

Research has shown that bone quality in egg-laying hens benefits from betaine as well as from traits that help their skeletons store calcium. Betaine, a...

A farmer’s guide in fighting feed passage syndrome

The passage of undigested feed in the faeces of broilers, shortened to feed passage is reported to be an improvement compared to earlier years. During...