Livestock Farming and Agriculture

Pertaining to livestock animals including ruminants (cattle, sheep and goats), monogastrics (pigs and horses). birds and poultry,and fisheries and aquaculture

July 16, 2018

How much do you know about Milk?

According to Oxford Dictionaries, Milk is an “opaque white liquid rich in fat and protein, secreted by female mammals for the nourishment of their young”. Apart […]
June 2, 2018

Nigeria importing fish amidst abundant ocean resources

Despite having a coastline of 853 km bordering the Atlantic Ocean, as well as fresh and mangrove swamps, creeks, coastal rivers, estuaries, bays, and near and […]
March 2, 2018

How to manage Heat Stress in Poultry

​Heat stress is a condition in poultry farms that happens when high temperatures affect the optimum productivity of the birds. This especially happens when the high […]
February 14, 2018

Vaccination Program For Your Poultry Farm

If you are well experienced in animal management or livestock farming, then you definitely understand the full impact and importance of vaccination. Vaccination in simple terms […]
January 16, 2018

Horse, Donkey, Mule? – Spot the differences

Horse, Donkey, Mule? – Spot the differences At first glance, horses, donkeys, and mules appear very similar, because in reality they are closely related and share […]
January 15, 2018

MyAnimal,MyHealth launches Project #FisheriesNigeria

Great News!!! MyAnimal,MyHealth launches a new investigative work in Nigeria as Project #FisheriesNigeria. This project will conduct investigations and provide reportage on the current state of […]
January 6, 2018

Thinking of starting a poultry farm? Know the types and breeds of birds to raise

Out of the many livestock farming ventures in Nigeria, poultry remains one of the most common and most profitable. For a naïve person willing to start […]
December 31, 2017

UN declares World Bee Day… among others

On December 21, 2017, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) welcomed the UN’s decision to create a “World Bee Day” among other important resolutions. In the same […]
December 28, 2017

Unhealthy Abattoirs In Nigeria – Recommendations And Solutions

In our previous articles, we thoroughly discussed the dire issues of unhealthy abattoirs in Nigeria, using the Bodija Abattoir in Ibadan as a case study. Here, […]
October 20, 2017

POULTRY; Diseases That Cause Reduced Egg Production In Layers

As a follow-up on our previous post on Management factors that cause reduced egg production in Layer Birds, we will now discuss disease factors and organisms […]
October 4, 2017

POULTRY: Management Factors That Cause Reduced Egg Production In Layers

Poultry farming is regarded as a highly profitable livestock venture due to the needed demand for its protein by man. Because of this, there has always […]
August 27, 2017

For the love of Meat and ‘Inu Eran’; You must read this!

  Can you see this liver with worms?   And this liver infected with Tuberculosis? You might just be eating this as your meat and inu-eran!!! […]
August 23, 2017

Eat Fish? How to recognize good or bad Fish at the market

For many of us Nigerians, fish is a regular delicacy in our meals. It is also considered a much healthier source of protein compared to red […]