Feed Pelleting And Effect On Animal Nutrition

Feed pelleting improves the performance of livestock and when compared with mash feeds, there is good returns on investment. I Use of pelletized feed to animals promotes higher feed intake, better conversion ratio and feed digestibility which is linked with the structure of pellets because all nutrients are available faster to the animals after consumption. …

Poultry Association of Nigeria Stakeholders Meeting Held In Oyo State, Nigeria

The forum is targeted at discussing present challenges facing Nigerian Poultry‚Äé industry and the way out at Poultry Association secretariat Ibadan, Oyo State, it attracted a large turnout of poultry farmers. The turbulence the Nigerian Poultry industry is facing has resulted into closure of many farms and the existing ones are battling with egg glut. …

Reducing Infertility In Sows

The reproductive performance of sows largely determine the farmers turnover , therefore management program and environment play a vital role in reproductive performance. ¬†Reproductive performances in pigs have shown steady improvements in the last two decades and fertility in sows has improved tremendously due to selection for litter size, a sex-limited trait, expressed only in …

Weed Management

Proactive weed management is a key driver for profitability in farming business and that is why every farmer must protect their crops from the highly competitiveplant called weed. Weed must be controlled within the first 3 to 6 weeks after crops planting in order to avoid competition for soil nutrients which will lead to low …

Impact Of Gut Health In The Livestock Performance

The gastrointestinal tract (GIT) is a highly complex system which acts differently across livestock species. Feed, water, microorganisms and contaminants ingested by the animals exert their impact in the GIT. Therefore, intestinal immunity and intestinal barrier function play a crucial role, covering around 70-80% of the total immune system. Animal performance directly correlates with health …

Efficient Flock Management For High Profitability

Poultry farmers must be familiar with basic management factors that can improve their profitability, factors to be considered are health management, stocking density, lightning, biosecurity and others will be discussed Health management Poultry houses should be sited in areas isolated from other poultry farms and be protected against entry of wild birds or stray animals. …