Poultry production: Feeding the modern broiler

Small- to medium-sized poultry producers should keep a close eye on production costs - particularly on how much feed, and what type, they’re using – without compromising optimal nutrition. Feed is one of a poultry producer’s biggest expenses, contributing 60% to 70% of total broiler production costs. Although feed prices…

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Poultry production: Manage chicken litter for profit

Decent bedding material and well managed chicken litter in the broiler house can make a real difference to profit. Chicken litter consists mainly of bedding material with waste feed, waste water, chicken manure and feathers added. Water holding capacity is an important quality to look for when choosing bedding for…

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