How to Control and Prevent Disease Outbreak on your Poultry Farms

Disease control and prevention Good hygiene, sanitation and medication are important aspects of poultry keeping. To control diseases in theRead More

Basil – Importance and Health Benefits

Basil is an aromatic herb in the mint family that anti-inflammatory, anti-stress and antibacterial properties. It also works as aRead More

Aspects of Agriculture

Agriculture, in recent times, has gained a lot of attention from International Authorities such as the FAO, IMF, World BankRead More

HEALTH BENEFITS OF FRUITS AND VEGETABLES

1) BANANAS 🍌🍌🍌🍌🍌 •Protect your heart. •Strengthen bones. •Control blood pressure •Block diarrhea. 2) BEANS 🥓🥓🥓🥓🥓 •Prevent constipation. •Help hemorrhoids.Read More

Poultry Feed-mill and Formulation of Rations

What is feed mill? Feed mill is a concept that deals with the science of combining different/available animals consumable rawRead More

Introduction and Establishment of a poultry feed mill production

You must make available Land space of about a plot is of utmost importance with a warehouse of about 50-70mRead More

Nutritional Deficiency and How it affects Birds

Nutritional deficiency can only occur when feed feed producers fail to ensure balanced rations for birds. In this case, mostRead More

Feeding Methods for Birds

Feed mash should be supplied to the birds twice daily. For instance: once in the morning and once in theRead More

Litter Management

Litter is a material used as bedding for poultry or to absorb their droppings such as wood shaving, Groundnut husks,Read More

All About Coccidiosis in poultry and How to tackle it

Coccidiosis is an intestinal disease that occurs when a microscopic parasitic organism (called a protozoa) attaches itself to the intestinalRead More

All About Eggs

Egg Definition: Ovum or female reproductive body of multi-cellular animals, particularly the complex structure produced by birds, reptiles and certainRead More

Poultry Terms and Meanings

Below are some of the basic poultry terms and terminologies you need to be aware of: Terminologies Meaning Chicks BothRead More

Poultry Records Keeping Books, Types and it’s Benefits

For the good managements of poultry keeping, farmers are advised to update all records books accordingly. In case of aRead More

Poultry Vaccination/Medication Program, Dosage and Position/Method of Administration

Vaccination/Medication Dosage Position/Method of Administration Newcastle Disease Vaccine Intra Ocular (I/o) 200 Dose vial to be dissolved in 10ml ofRead More

Blazes of light reveal how plants signal danger long distances

In one video, you can see a hungry caterpillar, first working around a leaf’s edges, approaching the base of theRead More

Reasons why Catfish becomes Restless inside the pond: Signs, Causes and Control

Most times some catfish farmers complain that they got to their pond and discovered that the fishes were rubbing theirRead More

Things to do to make your catfish grow faster within a short period of time

Most times, some fish farmers ask if I can recommend any drug that can make their catfish grow faster withinRead More

How to Grow Tomatoes

Tomato is a vegetable locally produced and highly consumed in Uganda. Almost on a daily basis every person has toRead More

10 Incredible Benefits of Rice

The health benefits of rice include its ability to provide instant energy, regulate and improve bowel movements, stabilize blood sugarRead More

Anti-stress and its importance for fishes

Really, fishes (either fingerlings or juveniles) do pass through a lot of stress in the cause of cropping them, transportingRead More

Garri Processing and Reasons why Garri business is a very profitable agribusiness to venture into

Garri is processed from cassava tubers, and has become a much wanted staple food in Nigeria. Once considered to beRead More

Vaccination Program for Broiler Birds

Below is the vaccination program for Broiler birds meanwhile, you must be aware that certain emergency occurrences might require suddenRead More

Vaccination Program for Pullet/Layer Birds

Below is the vaccination program for Pullet/Layer birds meanwhile, you must be aware that certain emergency occurrences might require suddenRead More

Vaccination Program for Cockerel Birds

Below is the vaccination program for cockerel birds meanwhile, you must be aware that certain emergency occurrences might require suddenRead More

Poultry internal Diseases and Post Mortem Examination

As symptoms of disease are noticed on the external part of the birds, they could also be noticed in theRead More

Pecking in Poultry and How to control it

Pecking among birds is a costly and vicious habit that poultry producers cannot afford to ignore. It may occur atRead More

Poultry External Parasites and Control Measures

Poultry parasites obtain their food from either the skin or feathers of living birds and they draw blood with theRead More

Worm infection among Poultry Birds: Types, Causes, Prevention Control and Treatment

Worms are among the larger forms of life which parasitize poultry. Various kinds of worms are normally found in birdsRead More

Propping and Harvesting of Plantains

Propping The heavy weight of the plantain bunch bends all bearing plants and can cause doubling (pseudo stem breaks), snap-offRead More

Inter-cropping of a plantain field and its Advantages

Plantain fields are arranged in rows spaced at about 3m x 2m. as the canopy closes only to about 5Read More

Recommended Weed Control Practiced / Methods for Plantain Plantations

Plantains should always be weed free, weed control starts during the field preparation and weeds are initially controlled about everyRead More

Recommended Plantain Fertilization Methods

In order to produce a heavy bunch, plantains always need some extra nutrients. These can be applied in the formRead More

Mulching of Plantains and its Advantages

Organic matter is essential for plantain cultivation if the field is to be very productive for a long time. ARead More

How to identify and Treat Diseases on your fish Farm

It is possible for your fish not to have any disease. However, this is only possible if you take everyRead More

The plant as a clock – Do you know that Plants can tell the time using sugars?

The plant as a clock (Credit: Cleverson Matiolli) A new study by an international team of scientists, including the UniversityRead More

Foot-and-Mouth disease in Cattle: Causes and Symptoms

Foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) is a severe, highly contagious viral disease of cattle and swine. It also affects sheep, goats, deer,Read More

Piglets Management

The first few hours of the life of a piglet are very important. What you do to the piglet inRead More

COLD WEATHER POULTRY DISEASES AND HOW TO MANAGE THEM

The following diseases are prevalent during the rainy season: Infectious Bursal Disease (Gumboro): A viral infection that mostly affects immatureRead More

The possible market outlet for Table Fishes

Fishes can be sold to the middle women and men that will re-sell; it can also be sold to restaurantsRead More

CONSIDERATIONS IN CONSTRUCTING A POULTRY HOUSE

  The purpose is to protect the birds from dogs, cats, snakes, rats and other pests and thieves and toRead More

4 Ways of caring for a Fruit Tree

1) Decide how to prune: If you want the tree to produce fruiting branches low to the ground, you canRead More

11 Merits of Snail Farming Business

One of the personal Entrepreneur characteristic (PEC) that makes a big difference between a successful entrepreneur and an unsuccessful oneRead More

How to Plant Fruit Trees

Fruit trees are surprisingly easy to grow in a backyard setting, and they yield years’ worth of beautiful spring bloomsRead More