Submitted by theorganicfarmer on Tue, 11/01/2016 - 08:37
Unlike in the past when most consumers in urban areas preferred to eat broilers, today consumers both in rural and urban areas have a high demand for local chicken more than broilers. Most food outlets in both urban and rural areas are often flooded with consumers demanding local chicken.
Submitted by theorganicfarmer on Thu, 02/11/2016 - 06:08
Foot Pad Dermatitis is a common problem of chicken reared under intensive housing systems but farmers ignore it due to lack of knowledge. Foot Pad Dermatitis (FPD) also known as foot burn is a common condition amongst commercially reared turkey poults (young turkeys) and broilers.
Submitted by theorganicfarmer on Wed, 01/28/2015 - 22:29
Chickens are very vulnerable to diseases. Farmers can, however, keep away diseases through proper feeding, housing, hygiene and regular vaccinations. Some poultry diseases can wipe out an entire flock or reduce the chickens' production potential.