Herbs and Spices Growing Guide

Herbs and Spices

Herbs and spices consist of herbs, such as basil and mint, and spices such as coriander. Herbs are grown for fresh cut leaves or soft plant parts, usually harvested fresh but may be used fresh or may be dried and used later. Spices are ground, crushed, or processed parts of seed, bark or root parts of herbal plants. Additionally, some commercial vegetable growers also include herbs in their production program. Production is primarily in the Lower Valley and Winter Garden area. Some herbal plants, such as aloe vera, dandelion, garlic,…...

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Factors to consider when purchasing Ruminant Animals

Factors to consider when purchasing Ruminant Animals

There are certain factors to consider when purchasing ruminant animals and below are some of the things you should look out for in a ruminant animal before purchasing them. When you want to purchase a male ruminant for instance, the general health status of the animal must be critically examined. The animals must be free of ectoparasites and any physical deformity. Ruminants with any sign of ill-health must not be bought. For male check the testicles to be sure you are not buying a castrated animal. The animal must have…

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