When layer hens are confined to a chicken house, farmers generally trim their beaks to prevent them from pecking (and possibly hurting) one another. While the term debeak implies that the entire beak is removed, in fact usually less than a third of the upper beak is trimmed, and not the whole beak.
The environmental conditions in which chickens live are as important as those required by humans. Both ventilation and optimal heating, as well as light and the composition of the air are all essential to ensure that chickens are comfortable and content. If conditions aren't right, and the chickens aren't happy, this [...]
Hightop Poultry Equipment will take part in The 19th Davao Agri Trade Expo in Philippines, from September 21-23, 2017. Our booth number is S17, main products are poultry cage, poultry plucker, egg incubator, poultry feeding machine & other poultry equipment, so we welcome you to visit our booth and discuss the products directly.
To farm healthy chickens, you need to feed them good quality poultry food and plenty of potable water. You can buy commercial chicken feed for chicks, layers, and broilers, or you can mix your own. The question is not so much what to feed, but rather how to feed your poultry, [...]
If you're thinking of starting a chicken farm business you're going to need good quality equipment to get started. Of course you will also need chickens, as well as fresh water and the right food to feed them, and at least some basic knowledge of how to rear them either for [...]
The hardness of metal wire depends on its carbon content. The metal wire we use for our layer cages comes from a large steel factory in China and it is very tough and hard, as well as ductile and malleable so that it is not damaged under stress. Cages generally have a lifespan that is at least three years more than the common factory-made types.
Poultry lighting system can be used to promote the growth of poultry and animals such as pigs, cattle and sheep. It can promote the absorption of vitamin D, increase calcium, enhance immunity, promote growth, shorten the growth and maturity period by about 15 days
Chick cages are used for baby chicks, because the mesh size of adult cage is too large for these babies. The chick cage can hold the little hicks for two to four weeks.
Our poultry feeding machine has a number of features that specifically solve the problems of feeding poultry on small and medium chicken farms. This machine allows automatic feeding, has automatic moving systems without manual push, and uses a DC motor to drive it.
A manure removal machine or manure scraper is used to clean a variety of sheds and to remove manure from farm barns, including those used to house chickens. They do an amazing job in terms of reducing the amount of labor required and help to maintain a good indoor air environment so that the animals have a good living space.