How to Fumigate a Brooding House & Pen

Fumigation is a method of disinfection or destruction of harmful disease organisms in an environment by using fumigants. Fumigants are chemicals that are released...

[DIY] How to Build a Chicken Coop

What is a chicken coop? A chicken coop is a house where chickens are kept secure from predators or harsh weather conditions. In the coop,...

The Differences between Cockerels, Cocks, Pullets and Layers

I know a few people or farmers don’t know (or are confused about) the difference between a cockerel and a cock. Some farmers also...

How to Identify good and poor layer chickens (Physical Features)

Distinguishing between a good layer and bad layer could be quite difficult for inexperienced poultry farmers. For example, you may be interested in buying point...

Standard Growth Rate and Feed Intake for Layer Chickens

As a poultry farmer, it is important that you know if your layer chickens are performing according to standard. That is, knowing if they...
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Feed Formula Sample For Broiler Starter Mash

In case you need a feed formula sample to produce broiler starter feed for your broiler  chickens, use the one below: Disclaimer: Livestocking or its authors...

Causes and Cure of Egg Eating in Poultry

One of our readers complained on Livestocking WhatsApp Group about his hens eating their eggs. He further stated that the farm has done everything...

Where to Buy Cheap & Efficient Egg Incubators

What is an egg incubator? This is a device used to hatch fertile eggs of poultry birds. Incubator users usually make use of it to...

FAQs on Broilers and Broiler Farming

I have decided to publish some of the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on broilers and broiler farming/production. The list would be updated as I...
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7 Causes of Decline in Egg Production

It is obvious that poultry farming have become so popular in different parts of the world. It is a promising agribusiness enterprise but poultry...

How to Identify Cockerels and Pullets in a Flock

When you procure your chicks from a hatchery, there are possibilities that both males and females. If you want to tell the difference between...

[Ebook] How to Start a Profitable Kienyeji Chicken Farming

Are you interested in starting a profitable Kienyeji Chicken farming business and you do not have the right and sufficient information on the Kienyeji...

What is Kuroiler Chicken Breed? Key facts and features

What is a Kuroiler Chicken Breed? Kuroiler chicken breed is a hybrid chicken produced after successfully crossing leghorn cocks with Rhode Island Red hens, or...
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Top 6 tips on how to effectively market your chickens

It is uncommon to find a household that does not consume poultry meat, most especially chicken meat. However, despite the high demand for poultry...
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Top 4 advantages of using poultry cages in your farm and where to buy

A lot of farmers are making enquiry on how to get poultry cages for their birds. Did you know the reason for this? Well,...