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by antonis
Sun Nov 01, 2015 10:04 pm
Forum: Chicken's Health
Topic: One bird laying thin eggshells
Replies: 9
Views: 2673

Re: One bird laying thin eggshells

Hi Henrietta, I think that your bird needs to rest, until the hours of the day start to augment again. At 18mths Naturally there is fatigue in the body is expressed in different ways and different in each bird. You must let the hen to change feather normaly. You must change the nutrition by trying t...
by antonis
Fri Oct 16, 2015 11:58 pm
Forum: Chicken Houses, Runs & Equipment
Topic: Artificial Lighting
Replies: 2
Views: 1173

Re: Artificial Lighting

Hello my friend You're right when you say that the pullets react differently from older hens. Within the all pullet brain there is a pituitary gland, like microchips, beginning to mature at the age of 15 weeks. This is achieved by increasing the length of the light. So we have to buy pullets or chic...
by antonis
Fri Oct 16, 2015 10:39 pm
Forum: Chicken Houses, Runs & Equipment
Topic: Artificial lighting
Replies: 8
Views: 2712

Re: Artificial lighting

Hello Topbird

How old is your flock?
by antonis
Fri Oct 16, 2015 4:26 pm
Forum: The Dustbath
Topic: Hello and Welcome
Replies: 15
Views: 18395

Artificial Lighting

Hello 0:-) :Artificial Lighting: It's a topic which interestred every one who wants better egg production. I think that it isn't a problem and its very simple, but I'd like to listen your opinion about this. What happen to young chickens, or to older.
by antonis
Thu Oct 15, 2015 4:19 pm
Forum: Any Other Discussion About Chickens
Topic: First contact
Replies: 8
Views: 1173

Re: First contact

Hi my friend I am fanatic of entensive farming breeds. If you have good management these breeds are ideals efficient. At last 3 years I prefere Hi-Line. It's a strong and healthy breed. Minimum mortality and very high production. The only disadvantage is that the form of the eggs is a little elongat...
by antonis
Thu Oct 15, 2015 7:52 am
Forum: Any Other Discussion About Chickens
Topic: First contact
Replies: 8
Views: 1173

Re: First contact

Hello Antonis and welcome to the forum. People here keep chickens mainly as pets, as a hobby, so do things very differently to farmers. You may learn a lot from us about chickens but the knowledge may not help your business. We have 33 which are 4 different breeds, each has their own characteristic...
by antonis
Thu Oct 15, 2015 4:54 am
Forum: Any Other Discussion About Chickens
Topic: First contact
Replies: 8
Views: 1173

First contact

Hi everyone :-)99 My name is Antonis and I'm from Greece. Sorry but my English maby is not good enough for you. I'm chicken farmer the latest 22 years. When I was small boy, my father had a chicken house with 300 hens. I keep going this activity. All these years I learned several things about the ch...

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