Hens in danger of heat exhaustion

PETALING JAYA: Heat and a prolonged drought can affect chickens as they end up with poor appetites, which in turn, impact the production of eggs, said Federation of Livestock Farmers Associations Of Malaysia adviser Datuk Jeffrey Ng.

“The production of eggs will be reduced because when it is hot, the chickens don’t eat. Even under the shade, they get uncomfortable due to the heatwave,” he said.

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