Estrus Detection In Cows (Heat detection)

Estrus Detection In Cows (Heat detection): Do you know that you can detect the heat period of cows just by observing? Cow’s reproductive cycle has 4 phases; proestrus, estrus, metestrus and diestrus. Estrus is the period that cow is fertile and it lasts around 24 hours. Heat periods occur every 21 days. The hormone levels … Read more

Rumen Acidosis

Rumen Acidosis: Rumen acidosis is a metabolic disease of cattle. Like most metabolic diseases it is important to remember that for every cow that shows clinical signs, there will be several more which are affected sub-clinically. Acidosis is said to occur when the pH of the rumen falls to less than 5.5 (normal is 6.5 … Read more

Facts about Eating a Dead Chicken

Fact about eating a Dead Chicken Must you eat a dead in your Farm? Is it good for health? Am not a Pastor and so i would not tell you what to do. But am a Farmer and we are looking at it from a science perspective. Dead and Live chicken that you kill are … Read more

Ringworm infection in Animals

Ringworm infection Ringworm is one of the commonest skin diseases animals. Ringworm is a transmissible infectious skin disease caused most often by Trichophyton verrucosum, a spore forming fungi.  The spores can remain alive for years in a dry environment. It occurs in all species of mammals including cattle and man. Although unsightly, fungal infections cause … Read more

Nutrient Analysis of Coconut Water

Nutrient Analysis oF Coconut Water We would drop the importance and effect of coconut water on broilers.  Many people are still missing the fact that coconut water had a significant importance in poultry.  But lets look at the analysis of Coconut Water. Nutrients Quantity Calories 45.6 Sugars 6.3 grams Vitamin C 5.8 mg Dietary Fiber … Read more

Warts (Skin Tumours

Warts (Skin Tumours): All domestic animals can get skin tumours. Humans are not affected by skin tumours from animals. Some viruses e.g. the papilloma virus, may cause skin tumours. There are two types of skin tumours:  1️⃣benign (warts) and  2️⃣malignant (skin cancer).  Benign tumours are not life-threatening, do not spread to other areas of the … Read more

Constructing a Poultry House

Constructing a Poultry House This article is not for professional, it is simply for people who are novice or people who could not understand big grammar in some text and books. We are not all big scale Farmers, so i am not going to be dropping anything relating to length, breath, dimensions etc. All these … Read more

Dystocia in Cows

Dystocia in Cows: Dystocia is when it becomes difficult or impossible for the cow to deliver the calf without assistance. This can happen due to a number of reasons which are: 1.Too small of a cow 2. Big Calf 3. Wrong Position of  calf at calving 4. Poor body condition of the mother 5. Cow … Read more