De Haasenjagt Boerdery: Chicken farming done right

When a chicken farm sells all the eggs their 1 600 chickens lay per day within 24 hours, it is proof that they are doing something right. Reyno Colyn and Belinda Hattingh farm with chick...

8 Dec 2022 · 7 min read

Biosecurity on your poultry farm: Maintain your broilers in good health

Biosecurity is a set of preventative measures designed to reduce the risks of infectious disease transmission to and among livestock. Biosecurity is important because the set of preventi...

9 Nov 2022 · 5 min read

Tips to maximise the vaccination success against Infectious Bronchitis in broilers

Physical properties of Infectious Bronchitis Virus (IBV) Infectious bronchitis virus (IBV) infects exclusively birds, with different clinical presentations depending on factors such as ...

17 Oct 2022 · 6 min read

Five vaccination tips to successfully control Gumboro Disease in broilers

In our previous two articles (ProAgri Zambia 71 and 73), we have described the basis of Infectious Bursal Disease (IBD) (or Gumboro Disease), the dynamics of antibodies in chickens, as w...

31 Aug 2022 · 7 min read

Poultry farming Chapter 5.1: Broilers and layers

Raising broiler chickens to sell as meat can be a profitable addition to your present small-scale farming. Chicken meat is a popular source of protein in diets everywhere in the world. ...

18 Aug 2022 · 9 min read
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