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A List of Poultry Farming Equipment and Their Using

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As well know poultry farming is a very lucrative aspect of agriculture under livestock farming. But How to achieve maximum results in your business, some poultry equipment using is very necessary.

1. Poultry waterer equipment

Pan and jar type

poultry waterer equipment

This type of chicken waterer is circular in nature, install with two compartments, a jar bottle for filling water and a pan base for delivering water. The chicken water drinkers can be easily assembled and disassembled with the base using its simple screw-on design. You can use it anywhere you need it, such as in the chicken cage or the house's backyard. According to this versatile water tank is made of heavy-duty polystyrene that is designed to withstand heat, cold, and cracks, also the capacity level is always visible as it.

Bell type automatic poultry drinkers

Bell type poultry drinkerThese Bell type chicken drinkers are made of high-impact plastic in a bell shape usually suspended from separate pipelines for the purpose. Also, the type of poultry drinkers has control over the water flow and maintains the required water level always. There will be a continuous flow of water so as to ensure water available for the poultry birds throughout the day. Its Height at which the water is available can be easily adjusted by a simple clamp mechanism and the rate of flow of water is adjustable by a spring valve. And the bright color of drinkers for chickens will attract hen layers and chicks to water.

Chicken nipple drinkers with drip cup

nipple drinker with drip cup

It can be used both in deep-litter and in poultry cage drinking systems. When used in the deep-litter system, it is attached with a cup under the nipple to prevent the wetting of litter material. These Broiler Nipple drinkers look like a nipple and water drops comes out when they are pressed. They can be used for all types and classes of birds, but are most commonly used in hens laying cages. One poultry nipple drinker in each cage housing 3 layers is sufficient.

Manual chicken drinker

manual chicken drinker

In case of chicks during first week of brooding, manual drinkers are popularly used. They also referred as "Chicken fountain drinkers" because water comes out of the holes like that in case of a fountain. The main advantage of manual drinkers is the ease of giving vitamins and other probiotics/medicines/vaccines through water. Manual drinkers with stand made of high-impact plastic in bright colors (red or blue) are available. Arrangement of drinkers at an equal distance of 0.6 m between any two chickens feeders or a feeder and a drinker.

2. Poultry house feeding equipment

Feeders are equipment used for poultry birds feeding. The food is deposited in the feeder and the birds feed from it. The amount of feeders provided for a poultry farm should be according to to amount of birds available. It is important to keep the poultry feeders clean to ensure the chicken birds health safety.

Circular feeder

circular feederThis chicken farm are semi-automatic feeders and can hold up to 9 kg poultry fodder in its cone at a time. The poultry feed is slowly delivered to the bottom by gravity. It can also be attached with feed grills to prevent wastage. It's made of high plastic and usually suspended from roof/ roof-truss or from separate pipeline for the purpose.

These poultry farm chicken feeders are also called as 'hanging feeders'. These chicken feeders are available in different capacity and when completely full, the feed will suffice 4 to 7 days, depending upon the age and number feeding on them. The height at which the feed is available can be easily adjusted by simple clamp mechanism. Plastic feeders will be brightly colored (red or blue, generally) and hence are expected to attract layers, especially chicks to feed.

Quantity of the poultry farming hanging feeders = 1.3* (Circumference ÷ Feeder space) with all measurements in cm.

Shell grit box

It is used to provide shell grit to the chicken house layer birds as a supplemental source of calcium.

Automatic feeder

feeding-line-6In case of poultry automatic feeding system breeding is supplied to the entire length of the poultry house by specially designed feeder troughs with auger type or chain type devices to move the feed from the feed bins to the other end. These are operated with electricity and the height of the chicken feeder can be adjusted depending upon the age of the birds.

Heaters or brooders

It is essential that the temperature of the poultry farm be regulated especially during cold weather. The heater or brooder is an equipment used in regulating and increasing the temperature of the poultry farm. These helps to keep the birds warm when the weather is cold. They are used in places where electricity is not available or costly and where power failure is quite common. The stoves are covered with plates or pans to sustain the heat in the brooding area.

Gas brooder

Natural gas, LPG or methane is connected to heating element which is hanged 3 to 5 feet above the chick to provide heat. It is attached with canopy type reflectors to reflect the heat towards the chicks.

Infra-red bulbs

It is a self reflecting bulb and hence no need of reflector over the bulbs.

3. Other poultry farming equipment and their using



The incubator is an instrument used in hatching eggs. Egg hatchery with an incubator can be described as a means of hatching of eggs in an unnatural way. These means can be employed when there are many eggs to be hatched.

Chick nesting box

chick nesting box

The chick nesting box is an equipment where the poultry birds are kept for egg laying. It has a roll away egg tray attached to it so that when eggs are laid, they roll away and the birds will not trample on the eggs. This particular equipment help in preventing egg damage.nesting_box

Chicken egg tray

egg tray (1)This is an equipment used in setting the eggs. Just like the name, it is a tray-like equipment where the eggs are place for sampling.

Poultry incubator controller

Poultry incubator controller is an equipment used for controlling the incubator and timer counter. It displays the temperature and humidity condition of the incubator.

Ventilation fan

ventilation fans 1

The ventilation fan is an equipment used for ensuring maximum ventilation in the poultry farm. It is also an equipment used in reducing the temperature of the poultry farm during a hot weather.

Poultry crater and chicken coops

Plastic Transport Cage

This poultry equipment is used for keeping poultry birds. Chicken coops and chicken cages are poultry equipment suitable for small scale poultry farming.

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