Sheep, goats and cattle and other livestock animals have different grazing behaviors.
Among the ruminant species, goats are able to survive and even flourish in extremely hostile environments.
These factors combined with dietary versatility, adaptability and a hardy constitution have made goats a primary livestock animal for most of the world.
Ostrich farming is much more profitable than raising other traditional farm animals. Ostriches are loving birds, they are quite easy to raise and require little maintenance from farmers.
One of the reasons why ostrich farming is a lucrative business is the number of valuables an ostrich has to offer; and very little ever goes to waste.
Livestock adapts to heat-stressed weather conditions through different mechanism. Understanding the behavioral responses of animals helps to ensure that they are well managed in order to reduce not only heat stress but also to avoid the reduction of animal production.
Anti-nutritional factors interfere with feed use and affect the health and animal production. A better understanding and management of Anti-nutritional factors is necessary to let farmers be able to apply more appropriate techniques to reduce antinutrients deleterious effects.
The raising of non-domesticated animals known as wildlife farming can provide several benefits: mitigates the negative effects of climate change, creates income for breeders and fight the degradation of lands.
Several farmers are using encroacher bush as animal feed resources. They’ve found a solution to rangengelands that are degraded by native shrubs encroachment in Namibia and other southern African countries.
Several studies have shown that to reduce the greenhouse gasses (GHGs) emissions the humanity has to apply some mitigation strategies.
The production of biochar has been suggested as one possible means of reducing the atmospheric CO2.
The prevention of bloat is not only advantageous to reduce cattle death, but it can also reduce the undesirable effect on the cow’s performance. The solution is to apply methods and strategies to prevent the disease.