POULTRY DISEASES, PREVENTION AND CONTROL

As we are approach the rainy season in Nigeria, let us have a look at the diseases that can hit poultry. Diseases can be defined as any abnormality in the functions and in tissues of the animal body. It results in ill health and hinders the animal in giving its...

Make Hay While the Sun Shines

Hay is fodder conserved by drying to reduce the water content so that it can be stored without rotting or becoming moldy (reducing moisture content stops microbial growth). The moisture content should be reduced to about 15%. The grasses that are very suitable for hay...
FARMERS CHALLENGE AND ITS SOLUTION (1)

FARMERS CHALLENGE AND ITS SOLUTION (1)

Have you have ever wondered why smallholder farmers especially the ones in rural areas (mostly crop farmers) seem to be the most challenged people on planet earth? Do you remember when we were young and if they wanted to insult you they’d be like “you’ll grow up to...
NO FOOD WASTE (2)

NO FOOD WASTE (2)

According to United Nation’s FAO study, approximately one-third of food produced for human consumption is wasted and never makes it to a human stomach. The total amount estimated at 1.3 billion metric tons, that’s a huge number, every year globally. In low...
NO FOOD WASTE

NO FOOD WASTE

Did you know at least one third of all food produced worldwide is either lost or wasted each year? That is over 1.3 billion tonnes of food – worth around US$1 trillion. It could feed the estimated 870 million people who are going hungryeach day. Instead, edible food...