common pig diseases

The Most Common Pig Diseases

Pig producers, just like any other animal farmers are well aware of the fact that in order to be successful in their field, they must ensure the health of their pig stock. Given that prevention is the best measure to avoid losing valuable animals, it’s important to know which are …

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tips to grow flax

How to grow flax

The scientific name of flax is Linum usitatissimum, which can be roughly translated as “the most useful”. The name is self-explanatory, as flax seeds can be used for a variety of purposes, from linen manufacturing to industrial purposes as well as for food and feed purposes. Flax straw contains useful …

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Royal Melbourne Show 2018

The World’s Best Agricultural Shows of 2019

Having the desire to bring together the demand and offer on the market, especially for small farmers well-developed farms and industry specialists, the biggest companies give them the opportunity to find out all the news and get acquainted with the most important innovations through annual shows. Like we did over …

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Sheep - nutrition guide & nutritional requirements

Nutritional requirements of sheep

Raising sheep as a profitable farming business imposes an appropriate diet for optimal animal husbandry and production. Sheep nutrition should include water, energy (carbohydrates and fats), proteins, minerals, and vitamins. Under certain conditions, veterinarians also recommend additional nutrients to be added to the daily nutrition of sheep. The production cycle …

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types of wool

11 things to know about wool – types of wool

The shorn coat of the sheep is probably known since the Bronze Age as a textile material. The ancient Egyptians already opened wool factories on large scale to process this precious material. Until the 19th-century wool was considered a precious material and the wearing of woolen clothing was a privilege …

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