Major Production Constraints of Cattle

Beef cattle are primarily raised for meat (except dairy cattle, used for milk production). The meat of mature or nearly

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Strategies for Improving Cattle Production

The Situation: Communal cattle production grazing of the natural range is the primary source of herd nutrition and there is

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Best Systems of Cattle Production

Cattle production’s long history and milk production was not always the ultimate goal. Keeping cows and oxen for droughting purposes

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Guide to Proper Housing in Cattle Production

Housing is an integral part of management, hence it is of great importance in cattle production. Housing must be well

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Management of Breeding Stock in Cattle

The success of any farm animal production in cattle lies in the ability to reproduce good quality traits which form

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The Different Breeds of Cattle (Cattle Breeds)

Each group of animals including cattle breeds exhibit characteristic features that makes them stand out or easily identifiable. These characteristics

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Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) in Cattle: Causes and Symptoms

Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) is a severe, highly contagious viral disease of cattle and swine. It also affects sheep,

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Why Cows Can’t Expel Placenta After Delivery and the Solution

This condition is common with some cows. In fact, I have seen a cow that has to be helped to

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Cattle Salt Lick: Importance and How often it should be used

Salt lick is usually given to ruminant animals to supplement for essential minerals needed by their body. Most of the

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Cow Milk Production Complete Guide

Cows only produce cow milk after they have given birth, and dairy cows must give birth to one calf per

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Risks in Purchasing a Pregnant Cow

When some ruminant farmers ask if I can advice their buying a pregnant cow, well I won’t really say is

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The Reproductive Rate of Cattle

With regards to the reproductive rate of cattle, as a ruminant farmer or an intending ruminant farmer, you need to

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How to Prepare a Cow for Calving

There are certain techniques that must be followed when preparing a cow for calving and below are some of those

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Breeds of Sheep and Breed Characteristics for Selecting Sheep

There are about four main breeds of sheep. These are the West Africa Dwarf, Yankasa, Uda and Balami. All are

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Strategies for Improving Cattle Production

The Situation: Communal grazing of the natural range is the primary source of herd nutrition and there is an inverse

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Major Production Constraints of Cattle Production

Cattle Feed Supplies: The provision of feed that is adequate both in quantity and quality are available all year round

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The Principles of Cattle Production

Cattle resources are mainly concentrated in the Sudan, Southern Guinea, Northern Guinea and the Sahel ecological zones in a descending

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