The Big Book Project Blog by Temi Cole
Poultry farming in an egg-shell is a game of:
That’s the root aim of the discipline.
And certainly nothing less.
However, feed conversion has limits.
And also its factors of influence.
The primary limit of poultry feed conversion is genetic [Read more…] about Collecting Data for Feed Conversion Ratio on Your Poultry Farm
Do You ‘Agri’? Join the debate…
Egg production vs. Meat production: Which is more rewarding?
In this first instalment of the layer vs. broiler debate, I offer up a quick comparison for your attention O’ poultry enthusiast.
Simply, a side-by-side comparison of output, egg vs. carcass: [Read more…] about D.Y.A. Layer vs. Broiler Production
The FAO projects that “…world demand for animal-derived protein will double by 2050.”
And compared with alternative land-based options like cattle rearing, chicken farming for meat and eggs has distinct start-up benefits.
But what are the benefits of poultry farming?
And are there any drawbacks? [Read more…] about Benefits of Poultry Farming
I received a recent email question: “I need help in starting a small project of free range chicken…”
I thought, “..surely, they can’t be alone.”
Free range chicken rearing appeals to many poultry beginners.
Mainly because it’s the picture perfect ideal for our image of poultry farming. [Read more…] about How Do I Start A Free Range Poultry Farm? (Beginner’s Guide)
What’s your leaning on the free-range vs. caged debate?
Which side do you support?
Whilst we are aware of most points of contention on the matter,
Here are some considerations that might NOT have crossed your mind before.
The results in this document prove our current understanding [Read more…] about Does Free-Range Rearing Have Any Drawbacks On Egg Quality?