Parasite control does much to keep birds both comfortable and in a thrifty, productive condition. The birds can be affected by a number of different internal and external parasites. Fortunately, the options for their treatment and control have broadened dramatically in recent years.
Immunity to worms usually starts becoming effective at about 12 months of age.
“Clean and dry” are cardinal terms for the keeping of livestock.
If your soil is not yet in good condition, or if the weather isn’t cooperating, and your plants are under stress and are attacked by a disease or pest, all the Utopian theories in the world will not help. You have to save that crop!
I have tried many different tactics to keep the mice out of my trays, but the only thing I have found that really works consistently is reemay (row cover).
The degree to which crops are damaged from drift depends on the level of the susceptibility of the crop, its growth stage, environmental conditions, herbicide formulation, droplet size and the spray height above the target.