Important equipments used in Poultry Farming

1. Incubator: Incubator is such a poultry equipment which is used for hatching the bird’s egg in artificial ways. Generally in natural condition, the poultry birds hatch the egg, but they can maintain and hatch a limited number of eggs.

So, when it is necessary to hatch a large number of eggs then you must have to use an incubator. There are many types of egg incubators in the market.

2. Egg Tray: This is an equipments used in setting the eggs. Just like the name, it is a tray-like equipment where the eggs are place for sampling.

3. Ventilation Fan: The ventilation fan is an equipments used for ensuring maximum ventilation in the poultry farm. It is also an equipments used in reducing the temperature of the poultry farm during a hot weather.

4. Laying Nest: Laying nest is another equipment that help the birds for laying of eggs. One of the advantages of this equipment is that it increases the egg productivity of the poultry birds.

5. Egg Washer: Egg washer is an equipment  that makes use of a powder called the egg washing powder. Water is added into the egg washer and then the egg washing powder is added also. It is used for washing the eggs before delivery.

6. Feeder: Feeder is such an equipment which is used for feeding the poultry birds. Generally some foods kept in the feeder and the poultry birds starts eating food from there. Plastic or metal feeders are used mostly to feed the chickens.

7. Water Pot: Water pots are of various types. Water can be served by a simple water pot or through pipe line. In pipe line system you can keep an pipe from one corner to another corner of the house or use drop water system.

8. Heater: Heat management is very necessary for poultry farming. Bulb, heater or other heating equipment can be used to warm up the poultry cage.

9. Egg Handling Nest: Egg handling nest or cages are used for transporting eggs from one place to another places. It reduces the risk of damages of eggs while transporting for marketing purpose.

10. Brooder Machines: Brooder machines provide warmth and lightning to the chicks.

In brief, In a Poultry Farm, We may categorize it under which these above equipments comes which are as follows-

  • Water Equipments
  • Feeding Equipments
  • Egg Handling Equipments
  • Vaccination Equipments
  • Incubation Equipments
  • Brooder Equipments

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