CBPP in Cattle: Symptoms and Prevention

CBPP in Cattle: Symptoms and Prevention

What is the cause of CBPP in cattle? Contagious bovine pleuropneumonia (CBPP) is a disease caused by Mycoplasma mycoides. It attacks the lungs and membranes that line the thoracic cavity (the pleura) causing fever, laboured or rapid respiration, cough, and nasal...
How To Make Rice Flour

How To Make Rice Flour

The gluten in wheat flour can cause indigestion and other undesirable side effects. Since many foods are made with wheat flour, if you have gluten intolerance you can be limited in your choice of what to eat. Opting instead to learn how to make rice flour with either...
Soil Erosion and its Impact on Agriculture

Soil Erosion and its Impact on Agriculture

Soil erosion is a major problem in agriculture. Tonnes of soil is lost from the field every year, this not only reduces production but also the eroded soil acts as pollutants to rivers, lakes and other water systems. Soil is the top layer of the earth’s surface...
23 Amazing Health Benefits Of Quail Eggs

23 Amazing Health Benefits Of Quail Eggs

Quail eggs are the midsized eggs laid by the various species of quail. These mid-sized birds are mainly found in Europe, North Africa, the Southern United States, and some parts of Asia. In comparison to duck eggs and chicken eggs, they are relatively smaller, but...
Orange Farming: Varieties, Conditions and Requirements

Orange Farming: Varieties, Conditions and Requirements

Like Banana, Apple & Mango, Orange is also one of the topmost fruits that are cultivated widely in every corner of the world. Basically, oranges are citrus fruits, frequently eaten by people because of their sweetness and their nutritional value. Orange fruits are...
NAFDAC Warns Against Use of Toxic Pesticides

NAFDAC Warns Against Use of Toxic Pesticides

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has warned the public against the use of toxic pesticides, namely Aluminium Phosphide 560TB pesticides. The agency gave the warning in a public alert with No. 009/2022 signed by the...
Profit in Goat Farming and How to Set Up a Goat Farm

Profit in Goat Farming and How to Set Up a Goat Farm

First, let’s look at the profit potential in the goat farming business. A fully mature goat weighs about 100 pounds. And in many places, goat sale is measured in pounds with each pound going for $1.5. Therefore, a 100-pound goat will bring in $150, minimum. If you...
Layer Poultry Farming: Guide For Farmers

Layer Poultry Farming: Guide For Farmers

Layer poultry farming means raising egg-laying poultry birds for the purpose of commercial egg production. Layer chickens are a special species of hens, which need to be raised from when they are one day old. They start laying eggs commercially from 18-19 weeks of...
How To Grow Watermelons From Seed

How To Grow Watermelons From Seed

Growing watermelons requires lots of space, sun, water and nutrients. They are greedy, rambling vines, like all plants in the Cucurbitaceae family (e.g. zucchini, squash, pumpkin, cucumbers) Watermelons are not particularly difficult to grow, but because they are so...
Benefits Of Goat Milk To Human Health

Benefits Of Goat Milk To Human Health

Goat milk, milk obtained from goats, is not as widely available as cow milk. Wherever it is available, you need to grab it as soon as possible because it is very nutritious – even compared to cow milk or any other type of milk we consume. It is a much healthier...