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Blog - "Feedmaster Advice"

Posted by Feedmaster Advice on 29 Nov 2018
Small scale flocks - Common questions asked and answered - SOURCE:-Poultry Pluimvee Bulletin Sept Vol 7/9- My chickens aren’t laying eggs. Why? While there are a number of reasons that could be responsible for hens not laying eggs, some are more com- mon than others. The small-scale farmer should first consider these when trying to fix the problem. Declining day length Short day lengths are one reason why birds may stop laying eggs. Poultry typically need 12 to 14 hours of light per day to stimulate egg production. For flocks on natural daylight, egg production will decline in the… Read More