Tagged: Livestock

21
Feb
2020

Low-Cost Livestock Technology

Farmers are often gifted technical innovators. The technology they develop is very useful because it uses low-cost resources available on local farms. However, knowledge of these innovations is often restricted to a small area. FFTC is surveying and collecting this technology so it becomes more widely known. This survey had...

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....

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...

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,...