New study finds clear differences between organic and non-organic milk and meat

For how long can Ruminant Animals be starved? Find out

In the largest study of its kind, an international team of experts led by Newcastle University, UK, has shown that both organic milk and meat contain around 50% more beneficial omega-3 fatty acids than conventionally produced products. Analyzing data from around the world, the team reviewed 196 papers on milk and 67 papers on meat and found clear differences between organic and conventional milk and meat, especially in terms of fatty acid composition, and the concentrations of certain essential minerals and antioxidants. Publishing their findings today in the British Journal…

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The Effect of giving Smaller or Bigger Size of Feeds to Catfish

The Effect of giving Smaller or Bigger Size of Feeds to Catfish

The effect is that if the size of the feed is smaller for the catfish size, it will cause feed wastage as the fishes will consume more than they would have consumed if given the right size of feed as smaller size of feed will not give them satisfaction on time. However, serving the fishes with bigger size of feed can choke them up in the throat and may lead to their death. There will be low consumption of feeds as swallowing will be affected. Therefore it is better to…

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The Sizes of Feeds to give Catfish at a Particular Age

The Effect of giving Smaller or Bigger Size of Feeds to Catfish

I want to assume that your catfish are juveniles. If yes, they will be around 6-8weeks of age. At this age, 2mm of imported feeds is recommended. As they keep growing and from experience, I have come to conclude with the sizes that correspond to their age especially if they are from good source and are responding well to their feeds. For instance: 2mm at 2months, 3mm at 3months, and 4mm at 4months etc. However, the type of feed should also be considered, for instance the size of 8mm coppens…

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The Quantity of Feed CatFish Eat at a Time

The Quantity of Feed Fishes Eat at a Time

The quantity of feed to feed your catfish at a time varies from time to time based on their age. The older they grow, the more the quantity of feed they take. Averagely, to reach 1 kg weight, it is expected that a fish would have consumed 1 kg of feed. Thus, to know the amount of feed to give at a time, you have to divide 1 kg of feed into the number of months you want to raise them and then spread it into each day bearing in…

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Recommended number of times to feed Catfishes daily

The Effect of giving Smaller or Bigger Size of Feeds to Catfish

Well this depends on how busy you are if you are the one feeding the catfishes yourself. However, feeding them three times in a day is ideal. Create a feeding time for them and adhere to it. In any case, if it will be anything less, feeding them less than 2 times a day will not bring out the best in them. So, in a nutshell, feed them for a minimum of 2-3 times per day and expect a better result but be careful not to overfeed or polute their…

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Advantages of Imported Catfish Feeds over Local Feeds

Advantages of Imported Catfish Feeds over Local Feeds

Imported catfish feeds have some advantage over the local which includes: most imported feeds are floating feeds and thus do not contaminate water easily compared with local feeds which are mostly sinking feeds/pellets. Also, being floating pellets, imported feeds are not usually wasted as most of them can stay on the surface of the water for more than two hours, thus making them to have access to it unlike sinking pellets. In terms of nutrient value, imported feeds are more nutritious than the local feeds. Thus may be due to…

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How to Care for Newly Weaned Rabbits Properly

How to Care for Newly Weaned Rabbits Properly

Before weaning baby rabbits (kits, or baby bunnies) from their mother, they should be eating commercial rabbit food pellets. These small bits are designed specifically for the rabbit’s sensitive gastrointestinal system. With kits, it’s a matter of feeding just the right amount, neither overfeeding or underfeeding the developing rabbits. Watch the babies carefully for signs of illness after weaning. Call the vet if a kit stops eating or develops diarrhea. Weaning Avoid weaning the kits from their mother before the age of 4 weeks. Before that time, they still rely…

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Layers or Broilers which One is More Profitable in Poultry Farming? Find Out!

Layers or Broilers which One is More Profitable in Poultry Farming? Find Out!

Now let us first take a close look at their unique characteristics before deciding which one among layers or broilers is more profitable in poultry farming below. 1) LAYERS They are birds that basically focus on the production of eggs, so if you’re going into Layers production in poultry farming just know you are going be focusing more on egg production. It can either be fertilize eggs or non-fertilize eggs. If you’re going into hatchery and incubation of eggs to chick, then you will have to consider fertilization, and this…

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How to Make Good Money from Africa’s love of Poultry Chicken and Eggs

How to Make Good Money from Africa’s love of Poultry Chicken and Eggs

According to Research, Poultry farming in Africa is one of the biggest business opportunities on the continent. Africa’s love for poultry meat and eggs has grown at a staggering pace. Every year, the continent imports more than two million metric tons of poultry products valued at nearly US$3 billion to meet domestic demand. In 2012 alone, more than five million tons of poultry meat and two million tons of eggs were consumed in Africa. Africa’s love for chicken and eggs is increasing with the size of its rapidly growing population.…

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