Bird caging is a form of building a sanctuary or chicken run to keep the birds under stringent control that tends to restrict their movements to a particular place or cubicles.
In Nigeria, many poultry farmers are into bird caging to protect them from destroying other valuable things at home as well as disallowing them from flying out of the house or getting themselves injured.
Whatever the reason could be, keeping the birds in captivity is like a death sentence on them, as they deserve the freedom to move freely unhindered in the farm or houses .
Lack of physical or phycological space for Hen can result in higher metabolic disorder.
Lack of nesting creates acute frustration for the birds any time they are laying eggs.
Dust bathing is one of the physical characteristics that enhances their good health.
Stories by Ademu Usman Idakwo, Africa Animal Media.