Sheep rearing & himachal economy

sheep rearing.

Sheep rearing Becomes lifeline of Himachal Pradesh economy: Sheep rearing  is slowly but steadily becoming a key component in strengthening the economy of the rural population of this hill state where opportunities are very less & land availability is limited. not surprisingly, sheep-rearing is the chief vocation of most of the farmers in the state. the drastic increase in the quantum of wool …

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Breeding Ewes Feeding Considerations

Feeding Ewes.

Feeding considerations for breeding ewes: 1. Reducing over fattening of ewes: Over-fattening will result in excessive fat deposition resulting in reduced fertility A good shepherd should watch for over-fattening at least one and a half to two months before the onset of breeding season. The over-fat ewes may be gradually brought down to the desirable lean condition, by reducing the ration and …

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Feeding Silage to Sheep

Feeding Silage

Feeding Silage : Feeding silage to sheep is an excellent way to economically mechanize and help reduce the manual labor involved in feeding a large flock. Most producers have three concerns when first thinking about switching their rations to a silage base. First, it takes a specialized set of equipment to plant, cultivate, and harvest the silage. Second, the ewe …

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Nubian Goats Profile Information Guide

Nubian Goats.

Nubian Goats Information: Source of Nubian Goats /Origin : The breed was derived from the Nubian type goat (Jamunapari and Zaraibi) by crossing with English breeds in the UK in the late 19th century. Nubian Goats also known as Anglo-Nubian are big, graceful goats. They are proud of their body structure as they have long, pendulum-like ears and Roman nose. They …

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Sheep Wool Production Information

Sheep Wool.

Sheep Wool Production Information: The following article is about sheep wool production. Approximately 90 percent of the world’s sheep produce wool. One sheep produces anywhere from 2 to 30 pounds of wool annually. The wool from one sheep is called a fleece, from many sheep, a clip. The amount of wool that a sheep produces depends upon its breed, genetics, …

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Kashmir Sheep Demand Information

Kashmir sheep.

Kashmir Sheep: The following article is about kashmir sheep. Sheep Farming Increasing in Kashmir: Though many jobless youth have established sheep farms, there is still a vast gap between supply and demand for the mutton in Kashmir. Kashmir consumes 51,000 tones of mutton every year. Out of this, annual consumption 21,000 tones is imported from outside the state. The demand …

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Sheep Fattening and Goat Fattening Guide

Dorper Sheep.

Sheep Fattening and Goat Fattening: Sheep fattening/Finishing involves intensive feeding of sheep and goats to slaughter weight with adequate finish (fat deposit) in feedlots. This targets the local market that has high demand for fat animals.    1) Selection of sheep and goats for fattening  Consider the following when selecting sheep and goats for intensive fattening: Sheep Fattening and Goat …

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Goat Sheds and Sheep Sheds Requirements

Goat Sheds.

Goat Sheds or Sheep Sheds(Housing) Requirements:  There are certain Requirements for building goat sheds or sheep housing for better reproduction. Sheep and goats are raised in all climatic zones of India. These climatic zones are very diverse with some being dry and others wet. Extreme heat is a major characteristic of some zones while others experience cold temperatures. Each situation has its …

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Goat Management Training in Maharashtra

Goat Management.

Sheep and Goat Management Training in Maharashtra:- Sheep and goat rearing is traditional occupation of economically weaker sections of society, particularly in rain shadow areas. These two species have been a major source of economic sustenance and financial cushioning, this section of society. Comparatively smaller body size, adaptability to a wide range of agro-climatic conditions, ever-increasing demand and prices for …

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Osmanabadi Goat breed Profits Info

Osmanabadi Goat Breed Buck.

Osmanabadi Goat Breed: The Osmanabadi goat breed is native breed of Marathwada region of Maharashtra, but the breed is reared, bred and well adapted throughout the Maharashtra state including Vidarabha region. The kidding percentage and twinning ability most the important parameters to investigating reproductive efficiency . It is measure of production and profit point of view in organized and unorganized …

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Goat Suppliers in Udipi-Karnataka Info

Goat Suppliers.

Goat suppliers details in Udipi, Karnataka: The following article talks about goat suppliers in Udipi, Karnataka state, India. Coastal Goat Farm Udupi: Located at Perdoor Village, Udupi District, near Manipal. Coastal Goat farm is one of the finest Stall Fed Goat Farm in India Coastal Goat Farm  Primarily deals with Sirohi, Boer, Beetal, Jamunapari, Barbari, Totapari, Tellichery, Karoli, Sojat and other …

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Karnataka Sheep Farming – Govt Programmes

Karnataka sheep farming.

Karnataka sheep farming and State Government Programs: The following content is about Karnataka Sheep Farming and Government Programs Karnataka sheep farming –  Health Coverage of sheep:- Sheep are exposed to internal parasitic infestations  since they graze closer to the ground. This not only pre disposes  the animals to other infections but also causes economic losses to sheep farmers due to increase mortality …

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Sheep Farming Courses and Goat Farming Courses

Goat and sheep farming courses.

Sheep Farming Courses and Goat Farming Courses The following write-up details about sheep farming courses and goat farming courses in India. DIRECTORATE OF DISTANCE EDUCATION Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University SELF- EMPLOYMENT  for Goat and Sheep Farming Courses TANUVAS (Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University) offers 14 courses under self-employment with a minimum qualification from read and …

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Dairy Goat Breed in India – Jamunapari Goat

Jamunapari Dairy Goat.

Dairy Goat Breed in India:  The following article talks about Dairy Goat Breed in India. Dairy Goat Breed Information: The Indian Jamunapari goat also called Jamnapari goat is one of the ancestors of the American Nubian. They were derived from crossing Jamunapari goat from India and Egyptian Zaraibi with native English goats, when they arrived in England on merchant boats …

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