water supply of poultry farm

Forum: Six Top Tips we must know on water supply of poultry farm

Published on: 06/21/2011
Author/s : Ganesh Kumar Dahal
Profitability in poultry production can only be optimized when everything goes right, and that includes keeping the birds healthy. Hygienic Water supply system is one of the most important key factors for good health and growth of poultry. It is important for water to remain hygienic all the way until it reaches the birds, and so water & drinker lines hygiene must be a focus of attention for ...
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Ganesh Kumar Dahal Ganesh Kumar Dahal
Managing Director MDH Pharmaceuticals Pvt.Ltd.
June 17, 2013
Dear Bibek Ji !

You should use acidifier in your feed as a routine feed formula as you are aware that poultry GI system is acidic by nature & maintaining natural values are utmost important. Since poultry diets have high alkaline characteristics and alter pH of GI tract of normal bird; Ideally acidic pH is must for better nutrient absorption & disease free GIT.

Similarly contamination of drinking water in poultry is formidable.
Water source get contaminated with various organic and inorganic substances resulting in high pH thus chances of growing pathogens including salmonella sp., E. coli and fungi is high.
Generally it is recommended that optimum pH of drinking water of poultry should be around 4 to 4.4 and B value of feed should be low to maintain normal gastric pH of birds.

Banani Gantayat Banani Gantayat
September 18, 2014
can we use water acidifier in Reverse osmosis water??
Tawfik Tawfik
September 18, 2014
I want a program through which I can work chicken fattening diets
Ganesh Kumar Dahal Ganesh Kumar Dahal
Managing Director MDH Pharmaceuticals Pvt.Ltd.
September 18, 2014
Dear Mr.Banani,

You can use Acidifier into reverse osmosis water as per the requirement of pH of water for animal like poultry birds, fish & pigs accordingly.


Prashanth D' SOuza Prashanth D' SOuza
Research and Development Director
February 14, 2015
Never make stock solutions of acidifiers and vitamins in the same container before pouring into main tank .
May 9, 2015
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August 26, 2020
Water is an important part of everyone's life, it is a critical component of broiler-farming success. Water has a great impact on biosecurity. Some of the top ways to manage water are-

1. You must ensure an adequate supply
2. Design water-efficient houses
3. Choose the right cooling system
4. Make use of an efficient drinker system
5. Manage water quality and temperature
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