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Milking Profits from the Carabao

Milking Profits from the Carabao. Pasteurized carabao’s milk, choco milk, pastillas de leche, kesong puti, condensed milk, cheese spread, ice cream, or rennet

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Swine/Hog Raising Investment Guide

Hog Raising Guide. Swine Raising is a popular enterprise such that there is a proliferation of backyard hog raising which dominates the swine industry. Hog Raising made easy

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Chicken Poultry Raising Guide

Chicken broiler and egg production are the most progressive animal enterprises in the Philippines today. The poultry industry in fact began as a backyard enterprise but has shifted to the formation of very large integrated contract farming operations. The growth of tile poultry industry in the Philippines has indeed been impressive but its problems including […]

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Project on Quail Raising Shows Promising Results

The Bureau of Agricultural Research (BAR) funded a project on quail production titled, “The Economics and Impact Evaluation of Quail Raising”, a 24-month undertaking conceptualized by the Bureau of Animal Industry-National Swine and Poultry Research and Development Center (BAI-NSPRDC) based in Tiaong, Quezon. Image: BAR The project aims to institutionalize quail raising in a village-level […]

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Indigenous Feed Resources for Livestock

The rapid development in recent years of Asia’s livestock industry has been matched by the huge increase in the importation of livestock feed. Feed costs are not only a burden on the national budget of nearly every Asian country, they are also a burden on the budget of livestock farms, where they are often 60% […]

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How to Start a Goat Raising Business

Goats are very popular among Filipinos because they require low capital investment, fit the smallhold farm condition, and multiply fast. Culturally, goats are integral to every special occasion such as birthdays, baptisms, weddings, and fiestas. Hence, they command a higher price compared with other meats in the market. Goats require low maintenance because they eat […]

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Low Cost Feeds and Feeding Methods for Livestock

Different kinds of trough, different local feed resources and feed supplements, 1999-12-01 Practice: Feed and Water Troughs Location: Philippines Technical Description There are many indigenous fixtures derived from the use of light materials and recyclable industry wastes. These fixtures are commonly used by farmers in livestock and poultry production. Bamboo and used tires are common […]

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San Miguel Foods Inc.’s Poultry Contract Growers Business Opportunity

San Miguel Foods Inc.’s Magnolia’s contract grower, Ofel Dator and her husband Serafin Dator, owners of Ofel’s Poultry Farm, began breeding chicken in 2005 with just minimal capital on hand. Today, Ofel’s Poultry Farm is earning well over P2.5 million a year. Being a San Miguel Foods Inc’s poultry contract grower, you can assure the […]

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Raising Goats for Milk

Raising Goats for Milk – Simple and Profitable Way To Start Goat Farming By: Ted Allen Raising goats for milk is a simple and profitable way to start an animal farm. If you have enough number of goats, you may sell their milk for a certain price or turn them into cheese. Even better, raising […]

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How to Start a Poultry Farm Business

Chicken broiler production is one of the most progressive animal enterprises in the Philippines today. The poultry industry began as a backyard enterprise but has shifted to the formation of very large integrated contract farming operations. This “how to raise chickens” article will guide you to start your own poultry farm business. I. Estimated Investment […]

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Goat Raising Tips

Goats can be reared in the pasteurland, but rearing them in cages has more advantages such as: 1. Cage-reared goats are less exposed to parasites. 2. They are better fed, and so the mother goat gives more milk. 3. Less field space is necessary for growing fodder and grass. For every six (6) females and […]

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