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 the globe. There are beef cattle; dairy cattle; and dual-purpose cattle.
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 or bred mainly for milk production. Dual Purpose Cattle are raised or bred for both beef… [Read More]
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.
There are a number of factors that affect the quantity of milk produced or milk yield in animals. They include:
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 major reasons that calves die are oxygen deprivation or poor handling during calving.