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Do you know that environmental noise affects the performance of poultry birds?

On December 15, 2014, Posted by , In Blogpost, With 4 Comments

Do you know that environmental noise affects the performance of poultry birds? It causes reduction in:

Wood Shavings are Essential in Poultry Deep Litter…..BUT

On December 1, 2014, Posted by , In Blogpost, With 9 Comments

Wood shavings are essential in deep litter system of management; it is however important we note the following: Wood shavings is preferable and not sawdust Saw dust are finer and often cause respiratory problems Wood shavings are best not introduced before 4 – 6 weeks of brooding Newly hatch will…

Are your birds showing signs of leg weakness/problems?

On November 25, 2014, Posted by , In Blogpost, With 7 Comments

Are your birds showing signs of leg weakness/problems? These are the basic causes; Genetics Management: Insufficient bedding material, broken cage floor, overcrowding, improper equipment. Nutrition: Mineral deficiency (Calcium, Phosphorus, Zinc, Manganese, Selenium etc), Vitamin deficiency (Vit. A, D, E, B2, Biotin etc), Ca: P: Vit. D imbalance Health Issues: Newcastle…

Tackling the issue of poor feed consumption in birds

On November 20, 2014, Posted by , In Blogpost, By , , With 2 Comments

Tackling the issue of poor feed consumption in birds; 1. Use correct feed formulation 2. Ensure right particle size of feed based on the age of the bird are served 3. Serve the feed in smaller quantities and more number of times 4. Avoid usage of mouldy feed 5. Maintain…

CAGE BROODING & REARING- A TOOL FOR EFFICIENT EGG PRODUCTION

On September 27, 2014, Posted by , In Blogpost, With 5 Comments

By –Dr. Anand Burra, General Manager- Amo Farm Sieberer Hatchery  Ltd. A recent study has revealed that about 75% of the farms are inefficient around the world. Nigerian commercial layer poultry population is about 60mill. And national average Hen Housed egg production is about 260 eggs/bird against the Bird potency…

PRACTICAL APPROACH TO COCCIDIOSIS CONTROL – Dr. Anand Burra

On September 27, 2014, Posted by , In Blogpost, With 1 Comment

PRACTICAL APPROACH TO COCCIDIOSIS CONTROL – Dr. Anand  Burra, General Manager- Amo Farm Sieberer Hatchery Ltd. Coccidiosis is a disease of poor management and is of great economic importance to the poultry farmers. Coccidiosis is thought to cost the poultry industry US$3 billion worldwide each year, making it the most…

PELLET FEED- FOR BETTER EFFICIENCY

On September 27, 2014, Posted by , In Blogpost, With 4 Comments

By: Dr. Anand Burra, General Manager – Amo Farm Sieberer Hatchery Ltd. Poultry industry, throughout the world is propelled by feed manufacturers and large companies concentrating on procurement, formulation, research & development, marketing or integrated production. In Nigeria about 60%of the total feed is produced by farmers and 40% by…

EGG SIZE AND SHELL QUALITY- AN OVER VIEW

On September 26, 2014, Posted by , In Blogpost, With 12 Comments

Dr. Anand Burra, General Manager – Amo Farm Sieberer Hatchery Ltd. In Nigeria, the table eggs are sold by numbers unlike the developed countries where eggs are sold by weight. So the farmer has to decide whether he wants more number of medium size eggs per bird or lesser number…

CAGE BROODING & REARING- A TOOL FOR EFFICIENT EGG PRODUCTION

On September 26, 2014, Posted by , In Blogpost, With 4 Comments

By –Dr. Anand Burra, General Manager- Amo Farm Sieberer Hatchery  Ltd. A recent study has revealed that about 75% of the farms are inefficient around the world. Nigerian commercial layer poultry population is about 60mill. And national average Hen Housed egg production is about 260 eggs/bird against the Bird potency…

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