Animal Husbandry

My hens in urban garden.

August 12, 2018

– Audrey’s little vegetable garden, very motivated beginner gardener, and Mother of two young children – so exhausted overall, except in the garden! Hello my cabbages, Do you remember my challenge? Eat at least one food a day fresh-dry or frozen from my garden.  For the freshest year is almost done, I just adopted three laying pullets , […]

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Urban agriculture: the last cow in Paris

August 9, 2018

A little riddle! Question: Do you know when was the last cow from Paris ? Answer: in 1971 . At the moment when the City of Paris announced the creation of a giant urban farm at the Porte de la Chapelle , it seemed important to show with this little riddle in the form of a booster, that urban agriculture is  not […]

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Precision dairy farming

July 28, 2018

Since the period of second white revolution, India in the sector of dairying has tremendously progressed. Dairy has always been a subsidiary sector which augmented not only farmers income but also it helped in satisfying the basic nutritional requirement. Therefore bringing technological advancement in dairy sector is a much needed approach. Agriculture sector was always […]

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TURTLE: a new species discovered in MEXICO

July 1, 2018

Residents had reported the presence of this turtle for twenty years but scientists have been slow to recognize that it was a new species. The small turtle living near Puerto Vallarta in western Mexico is said to be at high risk of extinction. People have been alerting scientists for its existence for years, but it was […]

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Domestic goose

June 26, 2018

Domestic goose is the vernacular name given to the various breeds of geese born from hybridization with the greylag goose and the goose, also called goose of China ( Anser cygnoides ). Although nowadays hybrids of both strainsare foundall over the world, the Anser anser crossesare native to Europe and North Africa. They were already raised in ancient Egypt. Scenes of feeding were found on old frescoes 4,500 years Saqqara. Crosses from […]

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Rosita, the transgenic cow, give it a little human milk?

June 12, 2018

In Argentina, a heifer has just been born with two human genes, coding for two proteins that will bring his milk closer to that of the woman. Purpose of the game: to better protect babies whose mothers can not breastfeed from diseases. Rosita Isa (Isa for for INTA and San Martin) has in her two genes […]

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How to make compost?

June 7, 2018

Your garden or your plantations need fertilizer? The compost is an ecological and economical solution to meet your needs. Below, the procedure to follow to make a good compost. 1) Recycle household waste The principle of composting is based on the recycling of your waste. But all is not good to compost! The waste concerned must be solely organic. These are the ones that will fertilize […]

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ESTIMATION OF COST AND RETURNS IN MILK PRODUCTION

June 4, 2018

For the profitability of any enterprise estimating cost and returns is of utmost importance. In dairy enterprises where estimation of cost is totally different from that of estimation of cost in case of crops. There is no outlined procedure for its estimation in dairy enterprises. Thus following description gives a vivid explanation of estimation of […]

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Role of Livestock in Doubling the Farmer’s Income- National Perspective

April 24, 2018

Addressing to farmers’ distress, Honorable Prime Minister on the grounds of Bareilly gave a tough target and a challenge in itself for doubling farmers’ income by 2022. Since the days of Green Revolution the main focus remains increasing of production and productivity, but when farmers’ income has to be addressed, then the thinking has to […]

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BALANCED FEEDING FOR SUSTAINABLE MILK PRODUCTION

April 23, 2018

Milk and milk products cover a significant proportion in dietary pattern of large population of all ages. The rate with which our population is growing depicts that future demand for milk and milk products will increase substantially. Vision 2050 says that global demand for diary is projected to increase by 74 % and this increase […]

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Why eat more fish

April 23, 2018

Fish is a key part of a healthy diet. Find out why you should eat more Most Canadians do not eat enough fish. On average, we are missing 45 grams to meet the two 75-g portions per week recommended by Health Canada. There would be a little effort to make there, for the happiness of our heart. “One […]

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5 good reasons to eat eggs

April 23, 2018

Long demonized, the egg is now recognized for its nutritional value. Here are 5 good reasons to consume.  The egg is excellent for health. It must be eaten whole because the yellow provides 90% of the calcium and iron it contains, and the white, almost half of its protein. If you have banished it from your diet, […]

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Second White Revolution

April 18, 2018

Second White Revolution: Changing Paradigm of Dairying from Subsidiary to Mainstream Occupation Abstract Since fifteen years, India has continued to be the highest milk producing nation in the world. This was all possible due to white revolution which turned India from a milk deficit country to a sufficient one. But the thing that starts has […]

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Standard Milk Production

April 14, 2018

Generally dairy cows: These are high-yield dairy breeds, such as the Prim’Holstein, which has resulted in a very significant increase in milk production in recent decades and at the same time, increased dependence on concentrates. Produce a very high volume of milk. While a nursing cow (raised for its meat) would naturally produce about 4 liters […]

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An e-market portal for Bovine Germplasm: ePashuhaat

March 27, 2018

 Abstract At present there is no authentic market in India for quality and disease free germplasm in the form of semen, embryos, calves, heifers and adult bovines. These are available with different agencies/stake holders. Most of the animals are sold in unorganised markets controlled by middlemen. Poor quality of germplasm with unknown genetic merit and […]

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