When raising pigs, you want your herd to be as healthy as possible. You don’t want to spend money treating diseases that could have been prevented. Also, you want to raise healthy pigs because they are more productive and profitable. The best way to do this is to ensure that they live in a well… Read More The Importance Of Ventilation When Raising Pigs
Raising quail is not only easy, but because they are less than half the size of chickens, they take less space, time or resources. However, quail are not as common as chickens in Zambia. Therefore, you may have to do a bit of work to find them. So, if you’ve never really considered raising quail, then… Read More Four Good Reasons To Start Raising Quail
It happens naturally right? The Rooster sees the hen and it just happens all the time? Well, Yes! But not all the time. Roosters lose interest in mating with same hen repeatedly. Also, hens get bored with mating the same rooster. So, how do you keep chicken copulation going? How do you ensure that your flock… Read More How To Get Your Chickens To Mate
If you’ve decided to raise pigs, you won’t be disappointed as it’s a very rewarding experience. Pigs won’t only make your bank account smile but they grow faster, and are usually both healthier and happier than other farm animals. Furthermore, there are not too many large scale pig farmers in Zambia. Thus, you’re on the… Read More Healthy pigs are happy pigs
Goats don’t require high initial investment in comparison to other livestock in Zambia. Furthermore, Zambia exports most of it’s goat products. So, if you have a herd of goats or are planning to start raising them, there a few things you need to keep in mind.
If farming is your passion and you’re thinking about following your heart then poultry farming is a great place to start. Chickens are the least expensive, easy to care for and very rewarding. If you plan on buying baby chicks, the one question you should be asking yourself is whether you’re ready to be mother… Read More A few tips on raising chicks for eggs