Holstein cows: description, care and feeding

Holstein cows: description, care and feeding

The Holstein breed of cows has been popular among breeders for a century and a half since it was bred at the end of the 19th century. About the reasons for popularity, as well as about the features of its content, our material. Description and breed standard The Holstein cow is one of the most common dairy breeds in the world

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Aberdeen-Angus cattle breed: description, care and feeding

Aberdeen-Angus cattle breed: description, care and feeding

Breeding cattle today is a lucrative occupation. Cattle breeders pay more attention to the meat production sector, looking for animal breeds with the highest productivity potential. Today we will talk about the Aberdeen-Angus cattle breed, its characteristics and conditions. Description and breed standard The breed was bred in the XIX century by Scottish breeders of the two counties Aberdeen and Angus

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How to feed little rabbits at home

How to feed little rabbits at home

When breeding any animals, it is necessary to monitor their nutrition, because food is a kind of fuel for a living organism. Without a balanced diet, it is difficult to grow up healthy, strong and productive offspring. Therefore, if you plan to breed rabbits, think about whether you can feed young animals, especially if you have to do this artificially

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How to milk a cow with a milking machine?

How to milk a cow with a milking machine?

Dairy farming continues to actively switch to automated milking of cows. This is largely due to the saving of time and human resources, but there are reasons why not everyone refused manual milking. Milking machines have many advantages, but are not suitable in all cases. Milking a cow with a milking machine The transition from manual milking to automated milking is justified by great benefits, especially for large farmers

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How to name a calf: boy and girl

How to name a calf: boy and girl

For some breeders, especially owners of small private farms, the birth of a calf is a joyful and important event. And here on the agenda comes the question: how to name a newborn. Sometimes all family members participate in the discussion. Consider what nicknames are for calves, their separation by gender, as well as how to teach the animal to respond to its name and whether it can then be changed

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Description of breeds of horses of salt suit

Description of breeds of horses of salt suit

The color of horses has always been one of the key criteria when choosing them, so it is not surprising that at all times rare colors were valued more than purely dark or completely white. One of the most beautiful and sought-after suits of horses is the so-called solovaya, and what exactly is it and how to properly maintain such animals - this will be discussed later

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Lamb fat applications, how to choose when buying, the benefits and harms

Lamb fat applications, how to choose when buying, the benefits and harms

Despite the development of medicine, many people still prefer folk remedies. In eastern countries, a very popular product is lamb fat. It is used not only in cooking, but also in folk medicine. On the territory of our country, this product is not so popular, but nevertheless there are people who use it

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How to teach a rabbit to a tray?

How to teach a rabbit to a tray?

Many owners of rabbits are faced with the problem that the animal fulfills its need anywhere in the apartment. No need to make hasty conclusions. With the right approach to the problem, everything is easily solved. After spending a little time, you can train a rabbit in a pot. How to do this, later in the article

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Bycox for rabbits

Bycox for rabbits

Bycox is a fast-acting drug for the treatment and prevention of coccidiosis in rabbits and poultry. In this article we will consider how to use this medicine, in what cases, what should be the dosage for adult rabbits and rabbits. What is this drug The drug "Baykoks" is desirable to have in the first-aid kit for every farmer involved in rabbit breeding to combat coccidiosis in furry pets

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How to feed rabbits in the winter at home

How to feed rabbits in the winter at home

The winter diet of rabbits differs significantly from the summer. Improper nutrition negatively affects the health of the eared ears, so for those who professionally breed them or just keep pets, it will be interesting to learn how to feed rabbits in the winter. Types of winter food In the wild in winter, rabbits eat bark, tree branches and grass that they can find

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Gray giant rabbit: characteristics and features of breeding at home

Gray giant rabbit: characteristics and features of breeding at home

In addition to the usual chickens, cows and pigs, households include other animals, including rabbits. The latter are bred for several purposes, mainly for slaughtering meat and obtaining skins. The most popular breeds are those that include the possibility of breeding for both of these purposes. One of them is the gray giants

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Pig breeding at home

Pig breeding at home

Breeding pigs is a lengthy process that needs to be prepared in advance. In this review, the basic rules that must be followed for the effective maintenance of pigs in households. Pig Breeding for Beginners At present, raising pigs is in great demand due to the products received, which will always be in demand regardless of pricing policy

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Cow rumen tympania: symptoms and treatment

Cow rumen tympania: symptoms and treatment

Tympanum is a fairly common non-infectious disease in cattle, which is accompanied by significant gas formation and excessive bloating. It is able to proceed quickly enough and without timely qualified assistance leads to the death of animals. The disease has distinctive symptoms, is easily diagnosed, and can be prevented by preventative measures

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How to feed a goat in winter: drawing up a diet, basic rules

How to feed a goat in winter: drawing up a diet, basic rules

In winter, large and small cattle are usually kept in boxes, and have no access to free range. Some farmers practice a system of free grazing of cows and goats throughout the year that is quite unusual for our minds, for which purpose hay rolls are specially prepared and put in a special way. How to feed goats in the winter, and what are the features of the diet of young animals, pregnant females, as well as animals after lambing and in the milking period, read in this review

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Katumsky smooth-haired sheep: description, advantages and disadvantages of the breed

Katumsky smooth-haired sheep: description, advantages and disadvantages of the breed

Breeds of sheep of the woolen direction are becoming less popular for various reasons. This served as an impetus for the development of new breeds of meat type on their basis. One of these is the Katumskaya sheep breed. What kind of animals are these, how to breed and keep them - read about it in the review

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