Purpose Built Infrastructure
Standard Farm Islamabad boasts of a fine building along with aligned facilities purpose built for handling fancy poultry. The shed is about 30 feet wide by 130 feet long with a main office, incubation area, brooding area, our own feedmill, feed storage area, grower pens and breader pens. There is also a facility to separate and quarantine single birds upon need.
Breeding Pens at Standard Farm Islamabad
Standard Farm Islamabad has over 30 standard size breading pens equipped with automatic waterers and feeders along with 20 grower pens for younger birds. Each pen houses around 5 to 8 breeding birds depending upon the breed size, availability and demand. Each pen has one or multiple nest boxes. We use standard purpose built nest boxes as well as empty crates as per need and requirement. Wood shavings are the bedding of choice but we also use rice husk at times if the wood shavings are not available in desired quality, chip size or are not dust free.
Grower Pens at Standard Farm Islamabad
Standard Farm Islamabad has 20 grower pens. The pens are of different sizes meant to facilitate in separating and rearing chicks of different breads and sizes. Some grower pens are dedicated for larger older birds are equiped with automatic waterers while others for smaller chicks have the on ground water dispensers. We have also designed our own waterers made from clay to keep the water cool in hot summer days.
Chick Brooders at Standard Farm Islamabad
Standard Farm Islamabad has 8 brooders at the moment and another 6 new brooders are on the way. The brooders are used for one day old chicks till they reach 8 weeks of age. The brooders are temperature controlled and have the option for the chicks to move to cooler size or club together underneath the heat source.
Incubators at Standard Farm Islamabad
Standard Farm Islamabad can very proudly boast of a fine line of incubators ranging from a 1200 egg English made Western incubator to smaller size imported incubators and our own designed and created incubator. All incubators are backed up with UPS power backup keeping in view the energy situation in Pakistan. The most successful and most frequently used is one designed and created by Mr. Asad Awan himself that is a hand turned manual incubator. Please see the pictures for more insight into our wide range of incubators.
Feed Mill at Standard Farm Islamabad
At Standard Farm Islamabad we do not compromize on quality which includes making our own feed for our birds that is of good quality and contains halal feed items. Special feed is prepared for breeders and growers to meet their specific needs containing the exact amount of vitamins, protiens, glucose, salts, calcium etc. Standard Farm has a proper feed mill area with storage silos, grinder mill, feed mixers, weighing machines all to ensure that the exact compositions are maintained that are needed by the birds. .