Category: Livestock Business

06
Apr
2015

Low Cost Feeds and Feeding Methods for Livestock

Different kinds of trough, different local feed resources and feed supplements, 1999-12-01 Practice: Feed and Water Troughs Location: Philippines Technical Description There are many indigenous fixtures derived from the use of light materials and recyclable industry wastes. These fixtures are commonly used by farmers in livestock and poultry production. Bamboo...

31
Jan
2015

Raising Free-Range Chickens

Free-Range system is best adapted to small-scale farmers who raise chickens for household and commercial consumption. This low-cost free-range system increases the commercial value of poultry products. Chicken Breeds Suitable for a Free-Range System. * Local chickens or crossbreds of Rhode Island x local chickens. * Chinese chickens such as...

30
Jan
2015

Darag Native Chicken Production Guide

Darag Native Chicken Production Guide by Joselito Pudadera. To start the darag native chicken project, it is necessary to select breeders to be used. The performance of darag chicks that will be produced depends on the kind of breeder the raiser has.

27
Jan
2015

Indigenous Feed Resources for Livestock

The rapid development in recent years of Asia’s livestock industry has been matched by the huge increase in the importation of livestock feed. Feed costs are not only a burden on the national budget of nearly every Asian country, they are also a burden on the budget of livestock farms,...

31
Oct
2014

A Useful Guide to Keeping Goats

One needs to be very well prepared before keeping goats. This guide will show you various information about goats and how you can raise them in your farm. Basic Terms These are a list of common terms that are used in goat farming. You will find them necessary in the...

25
Oct
2014

Raising Sheep in the Philippines

Raising sheep in the Philippines can be as profitable as raising goats in local farms. Sheep contributes to food production, rural employment and gross national product by converting roughages into meat, wool and skin. Although Filipinos do not generally eat meat lambs, there is a growing demand for mutton and...