Tuesday, November 21, 2017
Farmers/Herdsmen feud: Veterinary association backs establishment of ranches to end crisis.Following the lingering crisis between farmers and Fulani herdsmen, the Nigerian Veterinary Medical Association (NVMA) has thrown its weight behind plans by the government to resolve this crisis through the establishment of ranches across the country. This was contained in a Communique issued at the end of the 5th Annual Congress of Nigerian Veterinary Medical Association, held in Kano.
Bovine birthing simulator used to educate veterinary students on display at Agribition.Meet Agnes — she's a full-size cow, with a working udder, a uterus and a full-size calf but she's not quite a real cow. Instead, the bovine specimen is used to educate veterinary students and cattle producers about the cattle birthing process.#bovine "We can actually use her, mainly to educate ... in the birthing process, and how to deal with any sort of malpresentations at the birthing time," said Chris Clark, associate dean of the college of veterinary medicine at the University of Saskatchewan. #bovine
25 artistes selected for agriculture song.The Presidential Initiative on Operation Wealth Creation has selected 25 local musicians to compete in composing a song promoting agriculture. The National Co-ordinator of OWC, Gen. Salim Saleh, tasked musicians in the central region with composing the song. The song will educate the masses about the benefits of engaging in Agriculture. The deputy co-ordinator of OWC Lt. Gen. Charles Angina, says the final competitions will be held on December 16 at Kololo Airstrip, where the winner will walk away with sh50m. 25 artistes selected for agriculture song. #agriculture #music #N-Power
Monday, November 20, 2017
Pigs are mono gastric animals usually bred for commercial purposes. The raising of pigs is for reproduction, fatten and sale.pigs properly managed and housed in a clean environment reproduce at a fast rate and bring about good return on investment. .How to make money with pig farming. There are various breeds of pigs available such as land race,large white,Duroc and Hampshire. The indigenous breeds available have been crossed over time with exotic breeds such that some of their traits are passed down. The cross with indigenous breeds ensures that the pigs are hardy and are stable in this environment.Pigs must be chosen for high productivity, sexual soundness, rapid growth,good mothering ability and excellent health and breeding soundness. Selection of stock. When setting up a farm, your stock must be chosen from proven sources with excellent health and breeding records. Boars, to be chosen must be from a sow with high reproductive capacity at least 8 -10 piglets/litter. How to make money with pig farming.Money
N-Power releases call centre lines as applicants check pre-selection status.N-Power, the Nigerian Government empowerment scheme, has released its call centre lines.This is as applicants begin to check their pre-selection status. Categories Nigerians applied for include N-Teach, N-Agro, N-Health and N-Tax. Meanwhile, the presidency has stated that a total of 176,160 graduate beneficiaries has so far been deployed under N-Power. N-Power releases call centre lines as applicants check pre-selection status.