Chicken health

Tiger Chicks shares knowledge on effective broiler vaccination

A broiler health strategy starts with the broiler breeder, includes broiler management, and is fine-tuned by the judicious use of vaccines. Vaccination is an integral part of any chicken...

22 Dec 2022 · 4 min read

Preventing early IBV variant 2 infections in pullets

Infectious Bronchitis virus (IBV) variant 2 has been detected in Zambia by PCR and genetic sequencing. Although the number of cases is on the rise and the number of flocks sampled is inc...

21 Dec 2022 · 5 min read

Poultry farming part 6.2: Biosecurity

Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) is one of the deadliest diseases for poultry throughout the world, and some strains may affect humans, who might die from it. AI, or bird flu,...

28 Sep 2022 · 9 min read

Poultry farming Part 6.1: Poultry health

Chickens get sick very easily. Disease can kill your whole flock overnight, so it is important to make sure that you do everything you can to keep them healthy. The two most significa...

27 Sep 2022 · 12 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
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