How to Increase Egg Production in Commercial Layers

Layers or Broilers which One is More Profitable in Poultry Farming? Find Out!

Before you can think of increasing your egg production, you first need to be aware of how to handle and understand the following factors on your commercial layers: You need to have a clear knowledge about the production capabilities of your flocks. You must be aware of how to gauge the number of eggs that your flocks can produce and obviously the factors that are affecting the egg production rate. You have to identify the hens, which are egg laying chickens, which are not laying hens. And when you have…

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PROPER WAYS OF FEEDING PIGS

PROPER WAYS OF FEEDING PIGS

Today we are going to look at the proper ways of feeding your pigs. Dry sows and gilts should be fed 2.5kg a day of sow and weaner meal before they are mated. Those being prepared for mating should be given an extra kilo per day one week before mating and one week after service. This helps in ensuring maximum fertility. Lactating sows should get 2.5kg of sow and weaner meal for maintenance and 0.25kg a day extra for each piglet being suckled. Boars should get 2kg a day of…

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Reasons why Bitter-Leaf is good for you

Bitter-Leaves (Family Name: COMPOSITAE, Botanical name: Vernonia amygdalina, English Name: Bitter leaf,  Igbo Name: Olugbu, olibi, olubu, onugbu. Hausa Name: Chusar doki) as popularly called in different languages can usually be found on various gardens and even in bushes but a lot of people despise that leaf and refuse to even add it to their meals due to it’s bitter taste. In this article, we are going to be discussing about the Amazing Health benefits that are associated with bitter-leaf after which am sure many people will start consuming it…

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Basic things you should know about Poultry Farming

Introduction to Profitable Poultry Farming Business In this article, we are going to be looking at poultry farming as a profitable business to venture into, how to set up and operate a profitable poultry farm in Nigeria or other countries and can be making over 10 million Naira or more yearly. Poultry farming has become one of the most important aspects of agriculture in Nigeria for some reasons. 1. It create business opportunity for Entrepreneurs 2. It provides employment for job seeking citizens 3. It is the kind of business that…

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Ways to obtain High Yield from your Maize Farm

According to statistics, it has been proven that Nigeria for example produces approximately 8million metric tonnes of maize per year. Maize is one of the most versatile emerging crops having wider conditions. Globally, maize is known as queen of cereals because it has the highest genetic yield potential among the cereals. It is cultivated on nearly 150m ha in about 160 countries having wider diversity of soil, climate, biodiversity and management practices that contributes 36% (782MT) in the global grain production. Soils Maize can be grown successfully in variety of…

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Step By Step Guide on How to make Home-Made SoyaBean Powder

Soybean is one of the foods that are rich in protein. Many things can be extracted from it. Things like oil, adhesive substances, etc. Without much processing of soybean to get all these and more, we can eat the whole soybean when cooked, fried or even roasted. On this post, we will see how you can easily make soybean powder which is used as sweetener with pap or taken in the same way tea or coffee is taken. Freshly ground homemade soy flour. Add soy’s nutrient by replacing up to…

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