Introduction to Fish Farming

Fish

The term fish is mostly used to describe animals with a backbone that has gills that lives in water. Many types of aquatic animals commonly referred to as fish are not fish in this strict sense; examples include shellfish, cuttlefish, starfish, crayfish and jellyfish. Fish farming is an act of rearing fish for commercial purpose. This involves building the earthen, tarpaulin or concrete pond, fertilizing the pond, stocking the fingerlings in good water and feeding the Mackerel, Tilapia or catfish till market size. While there are thousands of fish species…

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Introduction to Rabbit Rearing

Rabbit (s) are being reared for meat and they are being raised on nests or housed. Rabbits (or, colloquially, bunnies) are small mammals in the family Leporidae of the order Lagomorphs, found in several parts of the world. Cuniculture is the agricultural practice of breeding and raising domestic rabbits as livestock for their meat, fur, or wool. There are eight different genera in the family classified as rabbits, including the European rabbit (Oryctolaguscuniculus), cottontail rabbits (genus Sylvilagus; 13 species), and the Amami rabbit (Pentalagusfurnessi, an endangered species on AmamiŌshima, Japan).…

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Pig Farming Step-by-Step Beginners Guide

Regarding pig farming, Pigs are omnivore’s animal, which means that they consume both plants and animals. In the wild, they are foraging animals, primarily eating leaves, grasses, roots, fruits and flowers. In confinement pigs are fed mostly corn and soybean meal with a mixture of vitamins and minerals added to the diet. They are reared for meat and production of some snacks, the baby pigs are called piglets. Pig rearing is one of the lucrative businesses in agriculture under livestock husbandry because pigs give birth to piglet’s at large numbers.…

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Snail Farming Step-by-Step Beginners Guide

HOW TO PREVENT OTHER PREDATORS IN A SNAIL FARM

Snail is a common name for almost all members of the molluscan class Gastropoda that have coiled shells in the adult stage. When the word is used in a general sense, it includes sea snails, land snails and freshwater snails. Otherwise snail-like creatures that lack a shell (or have only a very small one) are called slugs. Snails survive best in about 27ºc to 28ºc temperature with high humidity of over 80%, the soil of the snail house must be loose with good calcium high in organic matter and water…

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Different Breeds of Poultry Birds and Their Uses

Poultry birds is a category of domesticated birds kept by humans for the purpose of collecting their eggs, or killing for their meat or feathers. Types of Poultry Chickens Many different breeds of chickens have been developed for different purposes. For simplicity, you can place them into three general categories: Laying, meat-producing and dual-purpose breeds. Laying Breeds: These breeds are known for their egg-laying capacity. Popular laying breeds include the White Leghorn, Red Sex Link and Black Sex Link breeds. A healthy hen will lay eggs for several years. Hens…

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10 HEALTH BENEFITS OF RABBIT MEAT

According to nutritionists*, rabbit meat is good for you! It’s both succulent and flavoursome, and the meat combines both healthy eating and good flavors. With its qualities of tastiness and good nutrition, rabbit has everything to satisfy gourmets who are concerned about their health. It is especially recommended for pregnant women and nursing mothers, for the young, the elderly and even sports enthusiasts… Rabbit meat is very delicious, healthy, and full of nutrients. Our body needs many proteins to work usually and it has many easy digestible proteins that help…

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Research says: Calves conceived in winter perform better? Find out why

Research says: Calves conceived in winter perform better? Find out why

Cows (Calves) and humans have something in common: If you take better care of the mother during pregnancy, her children are likely to be healthier and this impact should last a lifetime, a University of Florida scientist says. Therefore even as a farmer you now know exactly what to do when your cows are pregnant in order to achieve better result so take good care of your pregnant cows. In the case of cows, cool conditions are key. A new UF/IFAS study shows calves conceived during winter went on to…

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CONSIDERATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS FOR RABBIT HOUSING

CONSIDERATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS FOR RABBIT HOUSING

Today we are going to discuss about the considerations and requirements for rabbit housing. But first let us give more insight about rabbit housing including their different type of hutches: the indoor rabbit hutch or the outdoor rabbit hutch. Introduction to Rabbit Housing Good rabbit housing for rabbit farming is very important. because rabbits always stays in their house. As the rabbits can’t tell you about their problems and needs in housing so you have to fulfill all their requirements in housing. It would be better for commercial rabbit farming…

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BENEFITS OF RABBIT PRODUCTION

Processes involved in Rabbit Marketing

In Rabbit Production, capital requirement is minimal, with some wire mesh, nails and wood a hutch can be constructed. Spacing is also minimal and It can be set up at backyard. Feeding rabbits is very cheap. Though supplementation with concentrate or grain is sometimes necessary and definitely will increase growth rate. Feeds of no direct value to humans can provide the main feed at almost no cost. Rabbits can be tended by women in Rabbit Production, children or men unlike bigger animals for it needs no force to be restrained.…

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THE IDEAL FEEDING PATTERN FOR RABBIT KITS

THE IDEAL FEEDING PATTERN FOR RABBIT KITS

The feeding pattern of newborn rabbits is imposed by the dam. A Rabbit doe feeds her young only once every 24 hours (although some does will nurse their young twice). Suckling lasts only two or three minutes. If there is not enough milk the young try to feed every time the doe enters the nest-box, but she will hold back her milk. This behavior signals insufficient milk production in the doe. Diet for Young / Baby Rabbits What you feed you rabbit has a big impact on their health and…

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