Category: Livestock Business

28
Oct
2019

Grow Livestock under Coconuts

Small farms in the Philippines need not be disadvantaged in terms of productivity and earning power because of their size. To get the most out of a tract of land, a farmer can use his land as pasture for raising livestock or poultry while growing crops at the same time....

27
Oct
2019

Duck Raising Guide

Duck Raising is a lucrative livestock industry in the Philippines because of its egg. Its most important product, the balut (boiled incubated duck’s egg), is sold daily throughout the archipelago for its delicious flavor and nutritive value.

23
Oct
2019

Start a Poultry Contract Growing Business with Vitarich

What is contract growing? Simply put, you rear the chicks. Vitarich harvests the flock and markets the chickens. If you think about it, contract growing is easier to manage than any other poultry or livestock venture. Vitarich take care of the feeds, chicks, and technical services. They even take care...

17
Oct
2019

Tips in Raising Turkeys

Turkeys are easier to raise than chicken and turkey meat is more expensive and easily sold in hotels. According to those with experience in raising turkeys, the following may be used as guides: 1. Turkeys may be allowed to roam about, and gather in barn at night. 2. Since turkeys...

09
Oct
2019

Project on Quail Raising Shows Promising Results

The Bureau of Agricultural Research (BAR) funded a project on quail production titled, “The Economics and Impact Evaluation of Quail Raising”, a 24-month undertaking conceptualized by the Bureau of Animal Industry-National Swine and Poultry Research and Development Center (BAI-NSPRDC) based in Tiaong, Quezon. Image: BAR

03
Oct
2019

Baboy-ramo: A good source of food and bucks

Barrel-like body balanced on top of four long slender legs. Black hair arranged in bristles. Tusks curling out of its mouth, kept sharp and nice. Growl Just hearing its grumble shattering the silence, one would instantly feel the cold air pressing into his body knowing that this creature is in...

29
Aug
2019

Goat Raising Tips

Goats can be reared in the pasteurland, but rearing them in cages has more advantages such as: 1. Cage-reared goats are less exposed to parasites. 2. They are better fed, and so the mother goat gives more milk. 3. Less field space is necessary for growing fodder and grass. For...

24
Aug
2019

Probiotic-based Swine Raising Guide

Probiotics-based Swine Raising Guide. Peñalosa Farms is a model for integrated natural swine raising business practice that includes a no-bath system and low-cost housing with flooring made from natural compost ingredients.