Chicken breeds

Chicken breeds part 2: Layer hens

Why are hybrid chicken layer breeds so popular among farmers? This article will seek to provide the answers. The creation of hybrid chickens requires the mating of two or more pure chicken breeds, with additional matings possible in the future. In some cases of hybridisation, meat or egg-laying birds[...]

Chicken breeds part 1: Broilers

The production of meat for human consumption typically involves the use of broiler chickens in breeding programmes within the poultry industry. Because broiler chickens are bred to mature at a younger age and produce more meat per animal, they are frequently used in the production of meat for commercial[...]

By Natasha Pansegrouw|24th July 2023|Categories: Articles, Artikels, Stock and breeds|Tags: , , , , , |
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