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New research indicates slower-growing broilers healthier

Research undertaken by a commercial farm and an educational institution has discovered that slow growers are healthier compared with fast ones. FAI Farms and the...

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...

Nutrition, biosecurity key in boosting poultry immune systems

Vitamins A, B6, B12, C, D, E and folate; trace elements like zinc, iron, selenium, magnesium and copper and Omega 3 fatty acids, are...

An expert review for identifying and controlling rodents in chicken farms

Rodents are a major setback to chicken farm. They can transmit many kinds of diseases such as Salmonella, Pasteurella, Yersinia and Leptospira. A single rat...

Heifer and Cargill to support small scale poultry farmers in Kenya

Heifer International and Cargill in partnership with the National and County Governments announce the expansion of Hatching Hope into Kenya. Hatching Hope Kenya will reach 10 million people...

Tanzania leads in affordable poultry feeds

Researchers from Wageningen University and Research and the Netherlands Africa Business Council (NABC) have identified that the cost of feeds directly governs the price...