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Interview: Matthew Macdonald, Founder, New Macdonalds Farm

Matthew Macdonald and his wife, Lou – along with their three young sons – set up New Macdonalds Farm on 15 acres in Box, Wiltshire in 2009. Having built up

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Antibiotic-free Poultry Production

The use of sound management practices, appropriate dietary adjustments and good vaccines and vaccination practices could go a long way in reducing producers’ reliance on antibiotics for disease prevention. GlenneisKrielmeetsDr

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A HERBAL APPROACH TO KEEP CHICK COOL IN SUMMERS ‘COOL-A-CHICK’

INTRODUCTION Spring has now past and we are creeping forward into the summer. Whilst this is great for most of us as it means holidays and great weather, spare a

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TRADITIONAL PRACTICE AGAINST POULTRY DISEASE

Introduction: Growth in poultry sector can contribute to enhanced nutrition and poverty reduction in India, because a large share of the rural poor is dependent on poultry for food and

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How to Rear Parent Flocks for Peak Production

Broiler breeds such as the Cobb500 are selected to efficiently convert feed to body weight. Therefore, it is important in rearing parent flocks to understand how to feed the birds

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Preventing Disease Spread in Backyard Flocks

Backyard flocks are generally healthy, like the people who keep them. Just like their keepers, though, illness can strike. You can minimise the damage by protecting your flock from disease

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How to Raise Red Worms as a Chicken Treat

Raising Red Worms is Good for Your Chickens and Your Soil Do you know how to raise red worms as a healthy chicken treat? It’s no secret that backyard chickens

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Modern Birds Have Expensive Tastes

Poultry Live India: While great strides have been made in improving commercial traits of layers and broilers, the difference between the cost of production and the returns realised still governs

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जाड़े के मौसम में मुर्गीपालन

जाड़े के मौसम में मुर्गीपालन करते समय कुछ विशेष ध्यान रखने की आवश्‍यकता होती है।अगर हम जाड़े के मौसम में मुर्गीपालन से अधिक से अधिक लाभ कमाना चाहते हैं, तो निम्नलिखित बातें ध्यान

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The Battle Against Campylobacter – Are We Winning?

Consumer research by the UK’s Food Standards Agency (FSA) released in August showed that show that two thirds of consumers think the industry should continue to reduce Campylobacter levels beyond