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Feeding mixtures with various structures are available on the market, each with its own advantages. We will explain these to you in the following text and it will be up to you to decide whether granulated or loose form will suit you better.
High ambient temperatures raising significantly above 30°C or a lack of shady places for hiding away from direct sunlight are common problems for egg laying chickens in smaller farming operations. The body temperature of poultry is generally around 41 degrees and egg laying chickens tolerate summer temperatures well in shade with ample access of fresh air. However, what can be done to provide these conditions?
Pecking feathers or soft tissues to the point that the injury draws blood or exposes muscles or even innards is not uncommon in chickens. However, solutions are available.
If you are new to breeding turkeys, be sure to read the following text, which summarizes what you should watch out for when fattening these animals.
If you want your rabbit to perform its best at an exhibition, it must have an optimal condition, weight and perfect supple and shiny fur. Only then the animal can show its beauty conditioned by the genetic makeup in a range of external signs including color and texture. "Perfect" nutrition is one of the core measures.
Hens may eat their eggs for several reasons and before you resort to killing the hen that eats eggs, you can try various methods for eliminating this problem.
As guinea pigs are unable to create vitamin C in their bodies similarly to humans, this vitamin must be provided in the fodder.
When feeding and fattening ducks and geese, it is important to be aware of the differences between the main nutritional requirements. Experienced breeders are familiar at least with the basic differences between geese, ducks and Muscovy ducks.
Over the last decade, Japanese quail has become the poultry type with the greatest increase in its numbers in small farming operations. This may be due to the increasing popularity of quail eggs produced in limited spaces, fast development before the start of egg laying and relatively modest nutritional demands.
The feeding and watering technology needs to be protected against adverse weather conditions throughout the year. Poor care for the technology may lead to health problems and/or reduced effectiveness of rabbit breeding.