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Cattle Tick Removal and Management Tips

Ticks are bad for cows.They are small creatures that suck the blood of animals. Ticks cause skin diseases and other illnesses, and may permanently damage the cow’s teats. The teats become painful and infected....

Tips to Prevent Coccidiosis and Colibacillosis in Rabbits

Rabbits or bunnies are fragile and suffer from diseases. Coccidiosis is a dangerous, contagious disease of rabbits. Colibacillosis is even more dangerous. The signs of these diseases are diarrhoea, weight loss, belly swelling, and...

How to Build a Local Rabbit Cage or Hutch

Rabbits are good to eat and to sell. Rabbits can be sold to earn money. A family that raises rabbits can always kill one to eat. Rabbits need a cage or hutch. Rabbits may become...

How to Build a Quail House or Pen

Quail eggs can be eaten or sold. Quail eggs are nutritious and fetch more money than chicken eggs. Quails eat less than chickens and do not get sick as often. Quails grow fast and...
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How to Control Worms & Flukes Effectively in Sheep, Goats and Cattle

Worms and flukes attack sheep, goats and cattle. Animals gain less weight, give less milk and may die. Roundworms, Tapeworms and Liver Flukes Roundworms cause animals to lose body condition. The animal loses appetite and grows...

List of Cattle Breeds

Cattle are one of the most important sources of animal protein in the world. Beef (meat of cattle) is consumed in virtually all the countries in the world. There are numerous cattle breeds across...

What is Hydroponic Fodder & How Can It Be Grown?

What is hydroponic fodder? Reduced availability of grazing land and scarcity of water to cultivate fodder makes it hard to produce green fodder throughout the year. Hydroponic fodder is animal feed grown from seeds without soil,...

Brief Facts about Nigerian Indigenous (Local) Chickens

Have you ever attempted to know the local breeds of chicken we have in Nigeria? Yes, we have our local chicken breeds in Nigeria and this post will provide some brief facts about them. Before...

Recommended Nigerian Cattle Breeds for Smallholder Dairy (Milk) Production

There are three types of cattle breed. They are Beef Cattle Breeds; Dairy Cattle Breeds; and Dual Purpose Breeds. Beef Cattle are raised or bred mainly for meat (beef) production. Dairy Cattle are raised...

Vaccination Programme / Schedule for Goat, Sheep & Cattle

The vaccination schedules or programmes for goat, sheep and cattle are presented in the tables below. Administer each vaccine according to what is on the table.  

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