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Feeding management for better yields

Today’s breeder pullets are budding faster with 6% less feed than 20 years ago. Feed management, therefore, poses a challenge due to fast feed...

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...

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...