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...
Goat Farming business

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...

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...

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...

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...

Factors Affecting the Quantity of Milk (Milk Yield)

There are a number of factors that affect the quantity of milk produced or milk yield in animals. They include:Species Breed Individuality of...

Newborn Calf Livestocking

7 Common Mistakes Made by Cattle Farmers at Calving

A lot of calves (offspring of Cattle) are increasingly dying of preventable deaths, which according to Dairy Research Centre, could be prevented through better...
a pastureland for grazing

Recommended and Nutritious Forage Grasses and Legumes for Ruminants

My previous post on how to efficiently feed ruminants at a lower cost suggested the establishment of pastures. I further explained that it is...
White fulani cattle

Facts About Cattle Farming

What is Cattle Production? Cattle production involves keeping bulls and cows for meat (beef) or milk (dairy) purpose. Cattle feed on grasses, legumes, roughage etc....

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