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Broiler Chickens

Forum: Stunted growth in Broiler Chickens

I would like to find out what are the causes of stunted growth in broiler chickens? How can this be controlled in a flock once it happens, what are the remedial measures to save the flock?

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October 23, 2016

What is probiotic?

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OBIORA ONONYE OBIORA ONONYE
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November 28, 2016

Please, I am having a challenge with my birds, which are broilers. They are having this challenge of stunted growth, they are in their 7th week. Please, advise me on what to do.

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January 16, 2018

One of our big farmers complained of stunted growth late last year. As usual, the first suspect is the feed always. I reformulated thinking maybe it could be due to my Soybean content in the diets. Still no change. Eventually, I told him to get a new lot, divide into 2 and put one batch on our feed & the other on our competitor. Our feed did better. He had no choice but swallow his pride and do what I recommended before. Shut down the farm & do an all-in all-out system. He reopened the farm after 2 months and the performance was excellent as expected.
Hygiene & management plays a critical role in achieving a good flock performance.

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January 24, 2018
Kevin Mwambi..
Hi Kevin can you please advice what is the best detergent and disinfectant to sterilize and wash water drinking lines?
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Joseph Akayi Nammonywa Joseph Akayi Nammonywa
Animal Health
January 29, 2018
To sterilize water drinking lines try Lupromix from BASF
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June 3, 2018

Is this platform still available?

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July 20, 2018

Interesting contributions from colleagues on stunted broilers.

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November 29, 2018
Can coccidiosis attack 7 days old broilers chickens? Please i need an urgent answer either in this platform or through my email...tersooaka6@gmail.com
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December 18, 2018
What should be done to the already stunted broiler chickens for them to improve?
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December 21, 2018
Experience the stunted in the broilers 6 weeks they look like 3weeks and how can boast them I'm depressed
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May 19, 2019
Does the stunted growth happen only in winter?
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May 29, 2019

What can be used to cure stunted growth in boiler chicken when it occurs?

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January 25, 2020

I was recruited in a poultry farm where I met the broilers not doing well at all and right now they are eight weeks no change. I learned they weren't given adequate feed. Can the situation be corrected?

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March 14, 2020

You need to share more information on your flock. i.e Initial placemment weight, weekly weight gains, house disinefection etc etc.

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May 5, 2020
What is this reovirus and probiotics? New poultry farmer
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November 16, 2020
This is a very nice topic, but please in case it happen what should someone do and what is effective medicneto be use. Thanks
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November 25, 2020
Mostly from the parents stock & poor management.
Thanks
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December 23, 2020
why is that during winter we do experience stunt in broilers and most commonly blood in stool. What could be the best remedy for these?
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April 5, 2021
Although I just realized the importance of amoxicillin of recent, I must accept the fact that I have learned a lot here. Thanks.
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July 10, 2021
I would like to know about the stunted chicken I have some 5 week old an they look like 3 week old is there anything that can be done to make them get bigger
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October 4, 2021
My birds of 4 weeks looks like 2 weeks old broiler I think it's due to low temperature during brooding
Please what's the remedy
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