How to Increase Egg Production in Commercial Layers

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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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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Facts about Quails you should be Aware of

A) Management of quails 1. At the age of six- weeks , female Quails usually weight ‘’ 175- 200 gms.’’ And the males weight about ‘’125-150 gm.’’ 2. Females start laying eggs at 7 –weeks of age and continue up to 22-weeksof ag 3. Usually egg laying happens during the evening time of the day 4. The Quails egg usually weight about ‘’ 9 to 10 gm.,and also goes to 12gm. With properly nutrition- care. 5. The breast of the male is usually narrow , and covered with equally distribute…

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10 Things You Should Know About Noiler Birds

1. Noiler is an hybrid of broiler and cockerel. 2.  It has the high resistance of cockerels and the meat characteristics of broilers. 3.  It matures for meat consumption at 3 to 4 months up to 2.6kg, depending on whether you feed them like cockerels or broilers. 4. They can feed or eat any feed or food given to them. 5. In India, they are known as Kuroilers, a dual-purpose breed producing meat and eggs, and can live on a diet of kitchen and agricultural waste, and produce around 150…

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Selecting the Best Quality Layers at Point Of Lay

1.Check their Body weight: Upon settling to purchase some point of lay pullets from your chosen source, make sure that you know the strain or breed of bird that you are buying. This is important because the recommended weights at which you stimulate the birds into production varies according to breed or strain. For instance Lohmann Brown Classic layers attain reproductive maturity at 1.6 -1.7kg whilst the Hy-line Brown layer’s target weight at commencement of production is 1.4-1.6 kg live-weight. Armed with that information a farmer should check if the…

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