Category: Livestock Business

25
Jul
2019

Raising Dairy Cattle

Temperate breeds of dairy cattle that have been raised successfully in the Philippines are the Holstein Friesian, the Jersey, and the Brown Swiss. TheHolstien-Friesian has an average daily milk production of 22 kilograms with an average butterfat content of 3.6 per cent. The Jersey produces an average of 13 kilograms...

20
Jul
2019

Quail Raising Tips

Lack of information, particular on feeding, inhibits investors from raising quail commercially. Here are some tips on doing it. Selecting stock. Start with 30-35 day old quail pullets. They must have tidy and neat feather with no streaks of white or black. This could be a sign of in-breeding. Choosing...

18
Jul
2019

Raising Inland Ducks Varieties

Duck-raising and balut production are often associated with Pateros and other bayside areas. But, inland duck raising can be as profitable as riverside duck-raising, especially with some duck varieties that prefer land to water. Ducks are easier to raise than chickens; they gain weight easily and are more resistant to...

raise chickens white and brown chicken on green grass during daytime
12
Jul
2019

How to Raise Chickens

Chicken broiler production is one of the most progressive animal enterprises in the Philippines today. The poultry industry began as a backyard enterprise but has shifted to the formation of very large integrated contract farming operations. This “how to raise chickens” article will guide you to start your own poultry...

six quail eggs on grey cloth
04
Jul
2019

Quail Raising Guide

Quail Raising Guide – How To Raise Quail. The quail, locally known as pugo, is a small game bird found in temperate and tropical regions throughout the world.

08
Mar
2018

Raising Pigeons for Money

Raising pigeons is not only a hobby but a good earner too. They multiply fast if proper care is given, and almost every part of a pigeon has use. For instance, the feathers and bones, after flesh meat has been removed, can be used as feed for chicken; its manure...

poultry raising guide white chicken on green grass field during daytime
13
Jun
2017

Chicken Poultry Raising Guide

Chicken broiler and egg production are the most progressive animal enterprises in the Philippines today. The poultry industry in fact began as a backyard enterprise but has shifted to the formation of very large integrated contract farming operations. The growth of tile poultry industry in the Philippines has indeed been...

15
May
2017

Trichantera gigantea as Feed Supplement for Swine

WHAT IS TRICHANTERA GIGANTEA? Trichantera gigantea, a fodder tree, also known as Nacedero or Madre de Agua. It was introduced into the country some years ago from Latin America (Columbia and Venezuela) and adapts well in local tropical conditions. It can be planted to a wide range of soil types...

15
Oct
2016

Goat Farming Business

Goats are very popular among Filipinos because they require low capital investment, fit the smallhold farm condition, and multiply fast. Culturally, goats are integral to every special occasion such as birthdays, baptisms, weddings, and fiestas. Hence, they command a higher price compared with other meats in the market. Goats require...

28
Jun
2016

Goat Farming – Essential Tips For Beginners

Goat farming is not an all new endeavor. These days, a lot more people are seeing the benefits and potential profits to be gained from goat farming. This form of animal-raising has been practiced since time immemorial, and there are a lot of people from other parts of the globe...