What is layer cage? Layer cage is also known as battery cage or poultry cage, which is used for rearing egg-laying chickens after growing up to 12 weeks or 16 weeks. The biggest advantage of layer cages is increasing egg production to 98%, and it’s very easy to handle chicken waste and reduce disease transmission. There is an advancement in the poultry practice in Nigeria today as people now going into battery cages system which create comfort and stability for the birds, there are cages for the day old to adult birds that is from brooding to point of lay. However without good knowledge of cages and its specification comparing it with the pen dimension which will determine the capacity of birds a pen can accommodate, that is why we are here not just to sell but to give rightful information.
Battery layer cage has become a widespread practice in the last three to four decades. Today, more than 99% of all chicken meat and eggs produced are from battery cages. It is fair to say that battery cages has replaced free range farming or what was the natural way of growing, managing and nurturing livestock. Chickens raised for eggs or some other reason are all bred and raised through battery cages. There are many battery cages advantages which include:
Other advantages include:
1 Less feed consumption and wastage
2. Feed efficiency and conversion rate will be more
3. Less labour cost
4. Cost of medication will be less and accurate dosage of drug will be determine
5. Record keeping will be easier
6. Pen space requirement will be reduced
7. Identification of individual bird
Features of Layer Battery Chicken Cages:
Our China broiler chick cage and poultry equipment Factory
Hebei Best Machinery And Equipment Co., Ltd.,found in 1996, 360KM from BEIJING city, from raw materials to finished products, strict implementation of ISO 9001:2008 quality management system.
Our Nigerian branch broiler chick cage and poultry equipment Factory
Rose of Sharon Plaza by Oko filing bus stop, Igando road, opposite Oando filling station, Lagos, production line is from our Chinese factory directly, 3 to 5 years longer using than local battery cages.
If you have any plan on poultry farm, please free to contact me, I supplying farm equipment and automatic rearing battery cage since 2009.
Anny Wang, Whatsapp/Wechat +86 13663282016
BEST company manages a farm of 500,000 layers with 98% egg production rate and 200,000 broilers and 20 years poultry equipment manufacturing with supporting of advanced German production technology, please try to supply all following information and by it BEST company will customize your economical and manageable farm plan.