Natural Mating vs Artificial Insemination: Find out which is Better

Natural Mating vs Artificial Insemination: Find out which is Better

Often times, Ruminant farmers always want to know which method is better between Natural Mating and Artificial Insemination. Well, if the semen to be used in Artificial Insemination are well preserved and handled, it could be better because a single ejaculate can be used to mate as much as 20 or more females while in natural mating, it is a male to a female at a time. Also the fertility rate is higher with Artificial Insemination (A.I) than with Natural Mating because in Artificial Insemination (A.I) one is also 100%…

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The Top Global Trends Driving the Fourth Agricultural Revolution

Co-written with Deepthi ShankarTechnological innovations are beginning to transform every link in the food chain, from seed to fork. In developed countries, digital technologies and analytics are making farm operations more insight-driven and efficient. Here are the five global trends catalyzing digital transformation in agriculture.Rising population and resulting increase in food demand. According to a…

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Major Production Constraints of Cattle

Systems of Cattle Production

Below are the major production constraints of cattle production with regards to feed supplies, Breeding, Diseases and Land Tenure as well as how to handle the problems according to their level of problems as to maximize profit in cattle production using Nigeria as a case study. 1) Free Supplies The provision of feed that is adequate both in quantity and quality are available all years round countries to be one of the major problems of cattle production in Nigeria. Communal grazing of the natural range is the primary source of…...

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Will coronavirus affect food supply? First problem: A possible shortage of workers

California’s nearly $50-billion agricultural industry is bracing for a potential labor shortfall that could hinder efforts to maintain the nation’s fresh produce supply amid the widening coronavirus outbreak.The immediate concern centers on a backlog in the recruitment of foreign guest workers because of the virus-related shutdown of consul offices processing agricultural H2-A visas in Mexico.The…

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15 Amazing Dog Facts

Our dogs have always been our most loyal companions, so it’s only natural that we want to know as much as we can about them. Keep reading for our top 15 dog facts that you won’t believe!Our dogs have always been our best friends, our loyal companions and most importantly, our family. So it’s only…

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