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Place Your Bookings and Advertisements Here With Us!! For your Banners and Advert Placements, Kindly email [email protected] for more information. Thank you. Acceptable Adverts include: Agriculture and Agro-Allied Products and Services, Seeds and Seedlings, Poultry Equipment’s and Services, Fish and Fish Products, Agricultural Produce etc. Kindly contact the email address above for more information. Booking Placements (For Nigerian residents only): You can also book for your Crops and Animals like Day Old chicks, Point of lay birds, Plantain Suckers, Pineapple Suckers, Catfish (Fingerlings and Juveniles), Eggs and other Agricultural Products.………

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Comprehensive Guide on How to Grow Broccoli

Introduction Common name:Broccoli, Italian broccoli, Calabrese, brocks. Botanical name: Brassica oleracea italica Origin: Mediterranean Broccoli is a hardy biennial grown as a cool-season annual. It grows 18 to 36 inches tall and has broad, thick leaves and a thick main stalk. Broccoli forms single or multiple flowers “heads ” of tiny blue-green flower buds. The flowers heads are eaten before they bloom; buds open to tiny yellow flowers. Broccoli will bolt and go to seed in warm temperatures or when daylight hours lengthen. Broccoli is a cool-season crop yjerefore it…

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7 Natural Medications in Poultry Rearing (Ethno-Veterinary Methods)

7 Natural Medications in Poultry Rearing (Ethno-Veterinary Methods)

Misuse of antibiotics among poultry farmers is rampant and this is dangerous to both animals and human beings. Misuse of antibiotics leads to antibiotic resistance. The remains of antibiotics are left in animal products like eggs, poultry meat and milk. Now fasten your seat belt and travel with me to the school of poultry studies. We normally use food and spices in our day to day lives but have we ever known that these foods are cure to ailments in your poultry flock? Food and spices like: ginger, pepper, salt,…

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Feasibility Study on Standard Catfish Farming using Nigeria as a Case Study

Feasibility Study on Standard Catfish Farming using Nigeria as a Case Study

This feasibility study prepared for a catfish farm capacity of 10,000 and juvenile catfish where to be stocked. The expenses from pond construction to marketing is considered. The farm is to have 10 concrete ponds of flow through system and each pond is to contains 1,000 stocked catfish. Cost of Constructing Each Pond is as Follows:Each pond is 3m x 2.5m by 1.4m, each pond consumes 210 blocks and each bag of cement for 30 blocks. Hence 210 x 10 = 2,100 blocks. 2,100/30 = 70 bags of cement needed.…

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7 Things to Consider when Starting up a Piggery Project

7 Things to Consider when Starting up a Piggery Project

Today, let us discuss about the 7 things you need to consider when starting up a piggery project and they include but not limited to the following: 1. Capital The amount of money required to set up the piggery project is dependent on the unit size one intends to operate. In pig production capital is needed to construct the sties and to buy equipment and breeding stock. Working capital is also needed to pay for feed, drugs and labor for the first year of operation. For a breeding/feeding unit, cash…

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Guide on How To Grow Watermelon (Summary)

Watermelon is one of those sweet fruits in the same family with pumpkins and cucumber. They grow well in sandy loam soils with good drainage.Water melons don’t grow well in water logged areas and swamps. ▪ Varieties There are many varieties of watermelon in Nigeria and around the world produced by different seed companies.However I would advise that one goes for a hybrid seed variety for commercial purposes. Let’s use an example of Sukari F1, a hybrid seed from East AFrican Seeds. ▪ Establishment Follow these simple practices to establish…

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A Step by Step Guide on How to Grow Strawberries

Strawberries are not commonly grown in Nigeria or some nearby countries not because its not popular but solely due to the fact that many farmers don’t know how to grow it or where to get the faster growing propagation materials like the seedlings and splits. Strawberries is cultivated worldwide for its fruit. The fruit is widely appreciated for its unique characteristics ranging from the aroma, bright red color, juicy texture, and sweetness. It is consumed in large quantities, either fresh or in such prepared foods as preserves, juice, pies, ice…

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Reasons why Borage plant is good for you

Borage is a plant that’s used for medicinal purposes. The flowers, leaves and oil from the seeds can be used to improve skin conditions like eczema, reduce fever, and relieve conditions like cough, rheumatoid arthritis and pain caused by inflammation. Borage oil contains high amounts of GLA, a type of omega-6 fatty acid that is helpful for treating a wide range of health issues, like PMS symptoms, ADHD, bone loss, hormone imbalances, respiratory conditions, heart disease and stroke. 7 Borage Oil Benefits for Skin, Arthritis and Inflammation According to Dr.…

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Reasons why Boswellia Seratta is good for your health

Extracts derived from tress of the genus called boswellia contain powerful compounds that reduce inflammation, fight cancer and prevent heart disease. Use boswellia extract to improve your immunity, reduce arthritis pain, speed up healing and prevent autoimmune disease. Boswellia serrata, a potential antiinflammatory agent: an overview The resin of Boswellia species has been used as incense in religious and cultural ceremonies and in medicines since time immemorial. Boswellia serrata (Salai/Salai guggul), is a moderate to large sized branching tree of family Burseraceae (Genus Boswellia), grows in dry mountainous regions of…

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