Key points for management of chickens during the rainy season
The characteristics of summer are not only high temperature but also frequent rain, which will cause the house to be wet. If it is not well ventilated, it will have a certain impact on the growth and development of the chicken, causing the chicken to catch a cold and sometimes lead to the death of the chicken. So what should the management of chickens in the rainy season be like?
1. Feed storage, prevention and control of mildew, and relatively high air humidity during the rainy season. Therefore, it is important to pay attention to the storage of feed. According to the needs of chickens, a certain amount of feed is purchased and used in a certain period of time. It is necessary to clean up in time to reduce the probability of breeding chickens feeding into moldy feed. The canal must be cleared in advance to prevent the house from immersing in water. As the temperature rises, mosquitoes will increase rapidly. In order to prevent the occurrence of diseases, weeding should be carried out in advance to reduce the accumulation of water in the canals and reduce the breeding of mosquitoes.
2, due to the humid weather, breeders are prone to respiratory and intestinal diseases. After the temperature rises, the feed intake of the breeder is significantly lower than that of winter and spring. Therefore, we must pay close attention to the changes in the weather during production and do a good job in anti-stress work in advance. In a humid environment, bacteria are easy to breed. Therefore, chicken farmers should strengthen the sanitation and disinfection work, pay attention to the washing and disinfection of water lines and troughs, and reduce the growth of pathogens in the house. Before using the longitudinal ventilation equipment for the first time, the wet curtain must be done well. Cleaning and disinfecting work. Due to the increase of environmental humidity, the ammonia smell in the chicken house will become very heavy. In daily management, the ventilation in the house should be increased to keep the air in the
house fresher, and at the same time increase the frequency of clearing and reduce the chicken. The accumulation of feces.
3. The chicken house will be affected by the weather during the rainy season. It is necessary to turn on the lights in time to ensure the stability of the chickens. In the rainy season, chicken farmers must strengthen ventilation and epidemic prevention work. At the same time, it is necessary to improve the physical condition of the chickens, reduce the incidence and avoid unnecessary losses in Poultry Farming Machinery in Kenya