You should provide at least 80 nipples per 1,000 birds.
There are several options to measure the chicks' temperature and to see whether it's normal.
The cause can be genetic, but it may also have other reasons.
Find out why red hocks on beaks occur, and what you can do about it.
Don't get fooled by colour.
Certain brands of chick paper do not need to be removed after use, as they decompose.
High-sided feeding pans are difficult for chicks to reach.
What to do in case of a fly infestation?
Beetles spread pathogens and they damage insulation.
Find out why it's so important to prevent rodents from entering your birds' housing.
Supplements and medicine that are not properly stored, lose their effectiveness.
A feed silo that is not properly closed and which is leaking feed can have serious implications for your flock.
When there are not enough feeders/drinkers in the poultry house, this can cause anxiety among the birds and have...
Make sure that the birds are evenly distributed in the poultry house so they each have enough space.
Dry litter can be a result of the birds not drinking enough water.
Leaking drip trays can cause wet litter.
The litter on your boots could tell you something about your broilers' health.
Drip trays can be a source of infection.
Dirt will accumulate at the lowest point, increasing the risk of biofilm developing and leaking.
The risk of health problems can increase when the water contains too much bacteria.