Monthly Archives: October 2017

Coriander (Dhania) Diseases

A look at some of the problems encountered when growing coriander are pests and diseases; Armyworm Symptoms Singular, or closely grouped circular to irregularly shaped holes in foliage; Heavy feeding by young larvae leads to skeletonized leaves; Shallow, dry wounds on fruit; egg clusters of 50-150 eggs may be present on the leaves; egg clusters […]

Poultry Disease Management

What causes diseases? Microorganisms Parasites (Internal and external) Malnutrition Injuries Chemical ( eg Sodium chloride poisoning). 1. Fowl Pox If you notice that your chickens develop white spots on their skin, scabby sores on their combs, white ulcers in their mouth or trachea, and their laying stops then you should grow concerned that your chickens […]

Poultry Farming

Poultry farming means ‘raising various types of domestic birds commercially for the purpose of meat, eggs and feather production’.It is the process of raising domesticated birds such as chickens, ducks, turkeys and geese for the purpose of farming meat or eggs for food. Poultry are farmed in great numbers with chickens being the most numerous. […]