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Antibiotics as Growth promoters –is a bane or a boon?

Antibiotics as Growth promoters –is a bane or a boon?

To answer this question it is important to develop an understanding about, what is the function of an antibiotic and how it does exactly promote ...

How to improve milk production in cattle using natural supplements.

How to improve milk production in cattle using natural supplements.

A high yielding animal requires a customized diet formulated after understanding the highly integrated metabolic pathways that ensures better qualitative and quantitative yield. Milk composition ...

Significance of Volatile Fatty Acids (VFA) in Lactating Cow

Significance of Volatile Fatty Acids (VFA) in Lactating Cow

Bacterial fermentation of organic matter like carbohydrate in the rumen produces Volatile Fatty Acid (VFA) that is readily absorbed and serves as a source of ...

A holistic approach to bovine rumen health

A holistic approach to bovine rumen health

The rumen of bovine can also be called “the seat of production” which governs the extent of production by the animal. Rumen is a dynamic, ...

Look into your Poultry Feed…

Look into your Poultry Feed…

As the Monsoon has arrived, high humidity in an environment and feed exposed to such environment can easily retain moisture. This results in the degradation ...

Phytoremedie for Coccidiosis

Phytoremedie for Coccidiosis

Coccidiosis… That single word strikes fear in every poultry farmer’s mind- and it should be, as coccidiosis is one of the heights mortality causing pathogen ...

Problems of Indian Dairy Industry

Problems of Indian Dairy Industry

The world’s largest milk producer and consumer of dairy products are in India, consuming almost 100% of its own milk production. Milk products are a ...

What is the role of Hepatoprotectant in poultry?

What is the role of Hepatoprotectant in poultry?

The liver is the central laboratory of a chicken’s body. It is essential that this organ is kept in an excellent condition in order to ...

‘Raising ABF Birds’- a challenge?

‘Raising ABF Birds’- a challenge?

There are certain convincing scientific evidence available claiming the use of antibiotic in food-producing animals can contribute to resistance of certain antibiotics relevant to human ...

IS GOAT NUTRITION OPTIMAL?

IS GOAT NUTRITION OPTIMAL?

Goats are animals belonging to the browsers (herbivore) category and prefer eating brushy plants and some other woody, weedy plants found in the ranges. Nutritional ...

Essentiality of good management practices in livestock production

Essentiality of good management practices in livestock production

The Livestock industry is an important component of the agricultural sector of any country producing meat, eggs, beef, pork and other quality products of animal ...

How to increase SNF in Milk Production | Know about SNF – Solids Not Fat

How to increase SNF in Milk Production | Know about SNF – Solids Not Fat

Solids Not Fat (SNF) consists of everything except milk fat and water. That means total solids content in the entire residue left after complete evaporation ...

Ventilation Management in Poultry Houses

Ventilation Management in Poultry Houses

Ventilation Systems Depending on different ventilation requirements, ventilation systems are generally divided into two types: 1) Natural Air Flow System 2) Mechanical Air Movement (Fans) ...

How to Control Humidity in Poultry Houses

How to Control Humidity in Poultry Houses

Acquiring satisfactory humidity levels in the environment in which eggs are hatched makes embryos lose water from their inside to the outside through steady evaporation. ...

Good Farm Practices & Factors Leading to Stress in Birds

Good Farm Practices & Factors Leading to Stress in Birds

Poultry farming is the process of raising domesticated birds for the purpose of farming meat or eggs for food. Poultry farm management refers to techniques ...

How to Manage Air Velocity to Enhance Broiler Performance?

How to Manage Air Velocity to Enhance Broiler Performance?

Fast travelling air increases wind chill to the birds, reducing its actual temperature that should have been experienced. Due to this, birds tend to group ...

The Embryonic Development Of Chicken

The Embryonic Development Of Chicken

The development of the chick starts in the single cell formed by the union of two parental cells, egg and sperm, in the process known ...

Problems Faced By The Laying Hens

Problems Faced By The Laying Hens

DECLINING DAY LENGTH Hens are delicate to day length, and especially for the course in which day length is changing, with regards to laying eggs. ...

Poultry Fly Life Cycle

Poultry Fly Life Cycle

There are four distinct stages in the life of a fly: egg, larva, pupa and adult. Based on the temperature, it takes from 6 to ...

Monitoring Chicken Feed for Enhanced Productivity and Performance

Monitoring Chicken Feed for Enhanced Productivity and Performance

An essential part of raising chickens is nourishing – feeding makes up the significant cost of production and great nutrition is reflected in the bird’s ...

Natural Insect Repellent in Poultry Farm

Natural Insect Repellent in Poultry Farm

Despite the fact that your chickens might be precious to your farm, once a pest strikes the coop, supporting them back to health can be ...

How to Manage the Temperature in the Poultry House

How to Manage the Temperature in the Poultry House

Right litter and surrounding temperatures are fundamental to guarantee chick activity. Preheating is essential and starts no less than 24 to 48 hours preceding situation, ...

How to manage present day Birds

How to manage present day Birds

Consistently, we endeavor to convey innovative solutions to each aspect of the poultry industry, including genetics. And as birds keep on evolving, so too do ...

Tricks to Optimise Feed Intake in Young Broilers

Tricks to Optimise Feed Intake in Young Broilers

Today, feed represents up to 70% of aggregate generation costs. That is the reason productivity of utilization is a standout amongst the most vital elements ...

Cause of unwanted problems – May be a Mycotoxin?

Cause of unwanted problems – May be a Mycotoxin?

Mycotoxin is a secondary metabolite produced by molds and fungi, normally at a stationary phase. In order for fungi to produce these secondary metabolites, they ...

Is It Necessary To Premix?

Is It Necessary To Premix?

A premix is a blend of minerals, vitamins, feed supplements and diluents. The premix business is charged of the obligation of assembling a fantastic premix ...

The Science of Feed Formulation

The Science of Feed Formulation

Feed formulation requires top to bottom information of animal nutrition, especially the supplement necessities and the nutritional composition of the animal feed. It requires nutritionist ...

What factors cause or predispose to respiratory disease in poultry?

What factors cause or predispose to respiratory disease in poultry?

Respiratory physiology of poultry is unique. Unlike human respiratory anatomy the avian lungs do not expand or contract on breathing. The direction of the flow ...

Microbiological Significance of Poultry Litter

Microbiological Significance of Poultry Litter

Chicken litter consists of a mixture of feces, wasted feeds, bedding materials, and feathers. Poultry manure contains critical measures of nitrogen on account of the ...