Buffalo fly are small blood sucking pests that cause stress on animals…
Buffalo flies can cause production losses due to lowered weight gain, lowered milk yield and permanent hide damage. One Queensland study showed that steers protected from buffalo flies had a 14% Continue reading →
Fleas and Ticks seem to be still annoying pests even at this time of year… So here is what you need to know about one of the latest products that has been circulating the market over the last few months.
Coccidiossis is a disease of birds and mammals that chiefly affects the intestines, caused by coccidia. It is one of the most common diseases to affect chickens and as such should be in the vocabulary of every backyard chicken keeper.
Coccidiossis is species-specific, which means if you have livestock around with coccidiosis they won’t infect your chickens and vice versa. However, coccidiosis doesn’t discriminate amongst the avian species – ducks, turkeys, geese can all pass the disease on to chickens and vice versa.*