Disease that targets broilers in highlands
By Dr Watson Messo 25th Jul, 2021
Low temperatures in the flock units as frequently seen during cold weather will increase oxygen demand to keep the birds warm


Six ways to boost brooding during cold
By Dr Watson Messo 18th Jul, 2021
Continuous lighting should be provided for the first three days for the birds to locate feed and water.


Fowl typhoid: Why you must give birds a jab
By Dr Watson Messo 11th Jul, 2021
Vaccination is the better option of controlling fowl typhoid.


Quick ways to manage pecking in your layers
By Dr Watson Messo 08th Jul, 2021
Poorly ventilated units are a precursor to pecking and prolapse among laying flocks housed in congested and small units.


One chicken and six ways to slice profits from it
By Dr Watson Messo 01st Jul, 2021
The bones, together with meat trimmings, feet, heads and blood can all be minced together and sold as pet food.


How to control flea infestation
By Dr Watson Messo 28th Jun, 2021
The adult flea lives on the soil and is very difficult to see them but very easy to kill using the right disinfectant or insecticide


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