Why Hens Lay Eggs Outside their Nest

When one or more hens do not use the nests, it can be due to different factors, both environmental and behavioral, or habits. In some cases, a hen that begins to lay her eggs in places outside the nest can be very difficult to correct. However, there are factors that must be taken into account …

Why do chicks die inside the egg

Nowadays, more and more people are interested in chicken production, because this is a highly profitable activity in the poultry industry. However, during the egg hatching process, there are those who have problems, as the chickens die inside the egg. If you want to know what are the causes of the death of chicks before …

7 of the Deadliest Young Chicken Diseases, Treatments, and Preventions

In birds, most diseases occur in the first weeks of the chick’s life, when the chick is a newborn. Therefore, it is necessary to know which are the most frequent infections, such as being able to eliminate pathogens and treat baby chickens to avoid their death. From the first day, until after week four, it …

5 Natural Home Remedies for Chickens with Diarrhea

There are various digestive diseases that can affect chickens and one of the most common being diarrhea. This disease can be caused by several conditions and in some cases, they do not present serious risks in the life of your birds. However, it is important that you learn differences when it comes to a normal …

5 Natural Antibiotics for Chickens

Like any other animal, chickens are not immune to diseases, so it is important that you are prepared for any discomfort that your birds may present. Generally, poultry farmers tend to treat the diseases of their birds with chemical or synthetic antibiotics, which if used indiscriminately, the meat of these birds can present a risk …

Assisted Hatching: How to Help Chicks Get out of Eggs

The time it takes for a chick to hatch is 21 days. However, it sometimes happens that the chick has difficulties hatching from the egg. This problem can be due to different factors and it is essential that the breeder is prepared to be able to intervene in time and help save the animal’s life. …

What is Cornish Chicken Breed

The Cornish chicken is one of the most widely used breeds in the poultry industry for the production and marketing of meat. This is because it is a fairly heavy and muscular bird, and its meat is known to be quite soft and juicy. If you are interested in raising chicken for fattening, the Cornish …

Rooster Dubbing: What You Need to Know

If you are a breeding fighting cocks or are interested in this type of activity, you have surely heard that birds should be cut off their combs, earlobes, and wattles. This process is called dubbing. Dubbing is not just for fighting cocks but is an activity that is carried out for the health of the …

What is Black Star Chicken

The black star hen is a species of layer chicken that is raised mainly for its ability to produce eggs. This species adapts very well to any type of handling and feeding, for this reason, it is one of the most used birds on free-range egg production.  The article addresses all the characteristics of the …

What is Cochin Chicken Breed

The Cochinchina chicken breed (or simply Cochin) is poultry native to China. its name refers to its large size and the country where it originated. It is considered a heavy breed of meat chicken. One of the most important characteristics of the Cochin chicken, in addition to its large size, is its legs completely covered …