March 13, 2018 | Author: King-king Caballero | Category: Poultry Farming, Poultry, Chicken, Animal Feed, Broiler
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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Poultry_farming Poultry farming is the raising of domesticated birds such as chickens, ducks, turkeys and geese for the purpose of farming meat or eggs for food. Poultry are farmed in great numbers with chickens being the most numerous. More than 50 billion chickens are raised annually as a source of food, for both ; their meat and their eggs.[1] Chickens raised for eggs are usually called layers while chickens raised for meat are often called broilers.

http://www.roysfarm.com/poultry-farming/ Poultry farming means ‘raising various types of domestic birds commercially for the purpose of meat, eggs and feather production’. The most common and widely raised poultry birds are chicken. About 5k million chickens are being raised every year as a source of food (both meat and eggs of chicken). The chickens which are raised for eggs are called layer chicken, and the chickens which are raised for their meat production are called broiler chickens. The UK and USA consume more meat and eggs of chicken than other countries of the world. On an average the UK alone consumes more than 29 million chicken eggs everyday. However, in a word commercial poultry farming is very necessary to meet up the demand of animal nutrition (eggs and meat). Commercial poultry farming is also very profitable. And commercial poultry farming business is one of the traditional business ventures. Benefits of Poultry Farming Poultry farming business has numerous benefits. As a result many farmers prefer to invest in this business. People generally establish poultry farm for the purpose of producing eggs, meat and generating high revenue from these products. Billions of chickens are being raised throughout the world as a good source of food from their eggs and meat. However, here I am shortly describing the main benefits of poultry farming.  The main benefit of poultry farming is, it doesn’t require high capital for starting.

You need just basic capital to start raising poultry. And most of the poultry birds are not costly enough to start raising. Poultry farming doesn’t require a big space unless you are going to start

commercially. You can easily raise some birds on your own backyard with one or numerous coops or cages. So, if you are interested in poultry farming, then you can easily do it on your own backyard with several birds. Commercial poultry farming business also ensure high return of investment

within a very short period. Some poultry birds like broiler chickens take shorter duration of time to mature and generating profit. Poultry farm structures do not require high maintenance. You can minimize

diseases and illness in poultry by following proper hygiene and care. Diseases are less in some poultry birds like quails, turkeys etc. In most cases, you don’t need any license. Because almost all types of poultry birds are domestic. Although, if you need license from the relevant authority it is also easy for poultry.

Poultry provides fresh and nutritious food and has a huge global demand. Global

consumers of poultry products prefer them due to their nutrients and freshness. Poultry products are not much expensive and most of the people can afford those. Marketing poultry products is very easy. There is an established market for

poultry products in almost all places of the world. So, you don’t have to think about marketing your products. You can easily sell the products in your nearest local market. Poultry farming creates income and employment opportunities for the people.

Unemployed educated youth can easily create a great income and employment opportunity for them by raising poultry commercially. Women and students can also do this business along with their daily activities. Almost all bank approve loans for this types of business venture. So, if you want

to start this business commercially, then you can apply for loans to your local banks. There are many more benefits of poultry farming along with the above mentioned

benefits. Start raising and you will gradually learn everything. http://www.roysfarm.com/broiler-poultry-feed/ Broiler poultry birds are raised for commercial meat production. They convert foods to meat within a very short period of time. They have a good feed to meat converting ratio. So quality feeding is very important for maintaining a profitable broiler poultry farming business. Broilers require more energy and protein in their food. The main difference between layer poultry feed and broiler poultry feed is that ‘broiler poultry needs more nutrient ingredients than layer poultry’.

Adequate amount of protein is also very important. Broilers are very fast growing birds, and they require more protein enriched food than layer poultry. And adding adequate amount of protein to broiler poultry feed is the most important and expensive part of broiler poultry feed. You can add both animal and vegetable protein in their food. Fish meal, meat meal, meat, milk, liver, dried animal blood etc. are great source of animal protein. Various types of corn, vegetables, grains etc. provide required protein for the poultry birds. Also ensure the availability of sufficient amount of vitamins and minerals in their food. Add adequate amount of required minerals and Vitamins in their food. Adequate amount of clean and fresh drinking water is very important for poultry. Usually broiler poultry birds drink more water than layer poultry. So along with quality poultry feed, always ensure availability of adequate amount of fresh and clean drinking water according to their demand.

http://www.roysfarm.com/broiler-poultry-farming/ Broiler poultry farming is a lucrative business. Generally highly meat productive birds or poultry breeds are called broiler poultry. But broiler chicken is a special species of poultry, which is a great secret. Only four countries of the world knows about this secret and they supply and maintain all the demand of broiler chickens. Broilers are like other common poultry birds. But this broiler is made in a scientific way for producing more meat in a short time. Basically, broilers are only for meat production.

Housing The broiler house should placed east-west direction. Ventilation system must be well accompanied. The regular distance from one house to another house will be 11-12 meters (35-40 feet). The house should be cleaned well before bringing the chick to the farm. The insects like lice, mosquito, etuli should run off with blow lamp. Heating system of the space of baby chicken should observed well 48 hours before the chick reach the farm. The temperature of the house should 350°. 7 squire inch of space per chick is required. Always keep a moderate number of chick, it will keep the chicken healthy.

Feed and Water Proper and high quality feed is the main thing to success in broiler poultry farming. Broiler poultry consume feed and convert them to meat. So, to be successful the farmer should conscious in feed management. Broiler poultry needs high ratio of protein in their feed to grow well. They should also provide proper vitamin like A, B2, D3, B12 and K to meet their needs. Provide some disinfectant to keep them free from poultry diseases. Broiler poultry eats feed and water whole day and night. So, make sure the supply of feed and water all time. Along with feed, fresh and clean water is very important. Broiler poultry takes a lot of water everyday. Make the water available all time to their cage.

Temperature Temperature is very important in broiler poultry farming. You should check the temperature of the broiler chicken house 48 hours before bringing the chick to the farm. For the first week the temperature of the rood would be 350°c and it will reduce at the rate 2.80°c per week, it mostly depend on the outside temperature. The litter of the chicken would be between 5-6 inch depth. If possible keep some straw in the chicken bed. The chicken bed should be cleaned twice a week with spade. If the condition of the bed is very wet then you can use lime because it absorbs the ammonia gas.

Marketing There is no problem about the marketing of broiler chicken. It has a great demand throughout the world. Almost all people like to consume it. So, the farmer should not take any tension about the marketing of broiler chicken.

http://www.roysfarm.com/broiler-poultry-housing/ Broilers are raised for commercial meat production and they gain maturity within a very short period of time. They are genetically improved and have a great meat production efficiency. But for proper growth and maximum production from your birds, you have to make a suitable house for them and ensure good environment. Modern fast growing broilers are more dependent on suitable environmental conditions than any other poultry birds. So suitable broiler poultry housing is very important for commercial and profitable production.

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