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Is your chicken coop crawling with red mites?
Are you sure?
Red mites create havoc in the feathered flock’s life. Due to this, they are the most feared parasites in a poultry farming community.
You might be wondering why you have an extra amount of fallen feathers around the coop. Are we right?
You may have figured it out already; moulting is a natural process that causes birds to lose their feathers. You see the reason behind this strange process lies in the fact that feathers are essentially ‘dead structures.’
Keeping chicken in backyard is quite common, mainly in rural areas. Whether you run a poultry farm, or have some chickens in the backyard of your home, you need to maintain a healthy environment for them. You can keep them from getting sick by taking some preventive measures. You can reduce the risk of illness and increase egg production with some minor improvements.