Snakes are one of the deadly and ruthless predators of chickens. They can bite, kill and eat live chickens and also eat their eggs. It means that if a snake enters the pen of your chickens, the aftermath would definitely be a financial loss because you will lose a good… [Read More]
Fumigation is a method of disinfection or destruction of harmful disease organisms in an environment by using fumigants. Fumigants are chemicals that are released into the atmosphere in the form of gas or fume. The purpose of fumigation is to destroy disease organisms that could infect chicks, poults, or ducklings,… [Read More]
A lot of calves (offspring of cattle) are increasingly dying of preventable deaths, which according to Dairy Research Centre, could be prevented through better or enhanced management practices. The primary reasons that calves die are oxygen deprivation or poor handling during calving.
Breeding is an important topic in livestock production and farming. Though some livestock farmers don’t value breeding, it remains the tool to improve the animals on your farm. Breeding is a very broad topic, but for this purpose of this post, everything will be made brief, but inbreeding and crossbreeding… [Read More]
Successful livestock farmers have some qualities in common, but some unsuccessful farmers don’t know some of these qualities. I was opportune to give a presentation to a particular group of individuals. During the question time, a young man asked, “How can one become a successful livestock farmer?”