Discussion created on 11/11/2016

Prolapse vent pecking

We have a layer poultry farm here in the philippines. 2 bldg. with a population of 9,400/bldg. The breed is lohman white. Age is between 20 - 28 weeks old with a production of 70% and 90%. The problem is our mortality is ranging from 10 - 15 heads per building per day. primary cause of death is prolapse and egg bound. we fed them with a high enery feeds, does the high energy feeds contributes to our chicken prolapse? Temperature is around 28 to 30degree celcius.

Steven tan
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Ali Tosun Ali Tosun
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November 11, 2016
The number of animals per square meter lot
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