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HENS AND LAYING

19.February 2024

The popularity of raising chickens in household conditions has been rising in recent years. This trend may be due to several factors, one of these surely being the search of high-quality foods, a more sustainable lifestyle and desire for greater independence. Breeding chickens at home also allows owners to control the animals’ living conditions and quality of feed they provide. For some people, it is important to know what their animals eat, and they prefer foods produced under their own supervision. In this article, we will focus on hens, eggs laying and egg quality.

Breeds of hens

26.October 2022

Chickens are the most numerous bird species ever, with 26 billion breeding representatives. Unsurprisingly, they are divided into several groups according to different aspects. Which division is the most common, and which breeds of hens should you definitely be familiar with?

From the life of a hen or how long a hen lives

03.October 2022

When keeping chickens, one may wonder how long a hen actually lives. There is no clear answer to this question. It always depends on several factors - some you can influence, some unfortunately you cannot. How can you contribute to the long life of your hens and how does the life of a fowl work?

Restriction of rabbit feeding

07.July 2022

Nutrition is a very important influence on performance and subsequent meat quality. In terms of rabbit nutrition, feed restriction is a frequently used manipulation. By restriction we mean a feeding technique in which the feed ration is restricted in some way. A distinction is made between qualitative and quantitative restriction.

How to deal with bumblebees in hens

17.June 2022

The health of your hens is one of the most important things you should look after in your breeding. If a flock is lacking something or has a health problem, it will show up in a drop in laying or a change in behaviour. One such situation is an infestation of bumblebees. How do you identify and banish this parasite from the lives of your feathered friends?

Rabbit Coccidiosis

25.May 2022

One of the most common and widespread parasitic diseases of rabbits worldwide is coccidiosis, which is encountered by most breeders in their lifetime and often has high negative economic impacts. It is most commonly found in intensive farms but can also occur in very well cared for rabbits or in wild rabbits.