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.
In the article I wrote on how to efficiently feed ruminants at a lower cost, I suggested the establishment of pastures. I further explained that it is necessary to consider the type, class and nutritive characteristics of the grasses and legumes to cultivate on the intended pastureland for the feeding… [Read More]
What is Cattle Farming? Cattle farming involves keeping bulls and cows for meat (beef) or milk (dairy) purposes. Cattle feed on grasses, legumes, roughage, etc. That is why they are called herbivores and they are also known as ruminants (because they have one stomach with four compartments). In Nigeria (West… [Read More]