Category Archives: Animal Husbandry

Reindeer farming – a cultural approach to herding reindeer

Reindeer farming has become something that various farmers from all around the world are finding to be appealing because growing reindeer offers the opportunity to capitalize on different aspects. The image of the reindeer has been associated since the early years of childhood for many people with the coming of Santa Claus and the white… Read More »

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 some of the most common… Read More »

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 of sheep Feed and nutritional… Read More »