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 [...]