3 Factors to consider to run a thriving feedlot agri-business

3 Factors to consider to run a thriving feedlot agri-business

Factors to consider to run a thriving feedlot agri-business Feedlots are premised on the idea of feeding high-energy diet to attain a desired market weight within a given time. Feedlots require great capital investments and therefore can also mean lots of losses when not well planned and managed. The time taken to gain this weight …

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Dairy goats production

Diseases that Give Goats Sleepless Nights

Here are diseases that give goats sleepless nights Mastitis Just like in dairy cow production, mastitis is the mother of challenges in dairy goat production. This is the swelling of the mammary glands and is caused by bacteria. Mastitis causes decreased milk production, veterinary costs, premature culling and sometimes death of affected animals. It can …

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Goat Fattening

7 Best Goat Fattening Guidelines Tips

What is Goat fattening? Well, Goat fattening is nothing but “intensive feeding of goats in feedlots to slaughter weight with an adequate fat deposit (finish)”. More goat farmers showing interest in this as it generates quick income. Advantages of Goat Fattening:- The following are the main advantages of goat fattening. Goat Fattening Guidelines Goat fattening …

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Beef cattle

The Best 6 tips To succeed in beef farming

Beef cattle production is certainly a daunting undertaking, especially for beginners, perhaps the reason why many people opt for dairy farming, which they consider easy as they can readily learn from other Beef farmers. To succeed in beef farming, arm yourself with these tips Beef cattle production is certainly a daunting undertaking, especially for beginners, …

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Triatix to control ticks

Best Tips to CONTROL OF TICKS IN Animals using Triatix 2021

Triatix Stock Spray is ticks (an ectoparasiticide) for use in Dips or as a Spray for the control of ticks, mange and lice on cattle, sheep, goats, camels, pigs and dogs. CONTROL OF TICKS Presentation Each litre of Triatix contains 125 g of Amitraz. Triatix is a straw-coloured emulsifiable concentrate (EC) liquid used for ticks …

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Poultry farming

How Can I Start Poultry Farming? 5 Best Tips You Could Give

How can I start poultry farming? Requirements to Start Poultry Farming in Africa. Poultry farming is a wide industry. Basically, there are two types of farming you can choose from – broilers and layers. Broilers are chicken that you raise for meat. Layers are chicken that you raise for eggs. Then, there is the business …

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What is Peste des Petits Ruminants (PPR) in goats?

Peste des Petits Ruminants (PPR), also known as sheep and goat plague, is a highly contagious animal disease affecting domestic and wild small ruminants. It is caused by a virus belonging to the genus Morbillivirus, family Paramixoviridae. PPR (Peste des petits ruminants) is a most important viral disease of goat capable of heavy mortality and commonly called …

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Environmental Requirements for effective fish farming

Generally speaking, any person seeking to establish a fish farm will require as the case may be, a number of separate approvals from different government agencies, such as an aquaculture licence from the Department of Fisheries, possibly a water use permit from a local or central authority to abstract water, structures (for materials, etc.) approval …

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