chicken Archive

Pasturing White Chickens

There are a number of reasons why you should try pasturing white chickens. First, the prices of white chicks are far lower than those of colored chicks. If you get them by volume from commercial hatcheries, the price really drops. They are easy to find in poultry supply stores in your area. Accessibility and lower

White Chickens Now Free-Ranged

[Re-Posted from 2012] As per the experience of Dr. Rey and Sandy Itchon, the white birds are just as tasty as the free-ranged colored fowls by following a management technique that is not really hard to follow. For sometime now, they have been raising the white birds in their Isabela farm. There are a number

Improving the Native Chicken Breed

Majority of small and marginal farmers raise native chicken in their backyards. The native chicken are nondescript, mongrel birds that have evolved from jungle fowls interbred with domesticated ones brought into the country by early Chinese, Spanish and Dutch traders and settlers. The native chicken have adapted themselves to adverse conditions in small farms –

Enhancing Your Pasture for Sustainable Native Chicken Production

Native chicken is commonly raised by most of the households in rural areas. It constitutes 46% of the total chicken population (76 million head). The native chicken industry allows participation of the rural poor in the production of high-quality chicken products that are paid premium prices. The Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources

How to Build a Homemade Automatic Chicken Feeder

For farmers who have a large amount of chickens, it can be a difficult task to keep them fed all the time. Automatic chicken feeders can be purchased, but they are often costly. Fortunately, it is not very difficult to make your own feeder, and it is a much cheaper alternative. Take the plastic jar