Livestock Archive

Simpler Way to Find Out Feed Deficiency

Experts suggested an easy way of finding out whether the chickens are being fed correctly. This is by looking at the floor of the pen to find out whether there are too many or too little feathers scattered around, or looking at the chickens to see whether some of them are already bald due to [&hellip

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Unlocking the potentials of goat dairying through S&T

At the moment, there is a very small dairy goat inventory, which is barely 6,379 head or 0.17% of the total goat population. Of this meager herd, only about 600 head are in the milk line, 70% of which are suspected to be harboring subclinical mastitis. As a result, the production of quality milk decreases. [&hellip

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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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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 Raise Pigeons for Money

Raising pigeons is not only a hobby but a good earner too. They multiply fast if proper care is given, and almost every part of a pigeon has use. For instance, the feathers and bones, after flesh meat has been removed, can be used as feed for chicken; its manure is feed for cows. At

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Quality breeders for a bountiful egg harvest

In 2010, the duck industry was very profitable and vibrant, with an estimated population of 10.8 million head. Now, challenges are weighing it down. Decline in the number and quality of breeders and lack of stable supply of ready-to-lay pullets are among the major factors contributing to the duck industry’s downtrend. Application of various new [&hellip

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How to Raise Cattle in the Backyard

Backyard cattle fattening has gained popularity as an important business project of the livestock industry in the Philippines. Raising cattle in the backyard gives the farmer year-round work and provides him with extra income. How to Raise Cattle Types of Cattle Raising 1. Cow-Calf Operation 2. Breeder Farm Operation 3. Growing-Fattening Operation Cow-calf Operation Cows [&hellip

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A science-based approach in raising native chicken

Raising native chickens is an income resource generator. Traditionally, raising native chicken is a backyard practice wherein the chickens can roam freely with minimal interventions in terms of feed supplementation, proper housing, health care, breeding, selection, and handling, among others. To institutionalize a science-based approach to raising native chicken that will lead to a better [&hellip

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Know Your Equipment: Proper Installation and Commissioning is Essential to Machine Reliability

Cabuyao, Laguna—Nov 04,2020— In almost any industry, machines and equipment play a critical role in any process whether it’s in the manufacturing of products or operating services. Without these, progress will either be slow or quality severely compromised.  For Jay Marzan, Chairman of JP Marzan Project Ventures Inc., one of the leading logistics providers in [&hellip

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