Animal Husbandry
Milk production

Milk production increases by 3.29 lakh litres; no facility to produce milk powder

Thrissur: The state has attained an increase in milk production. Kerala Cooperative ..

four legged hen
Four-legged chick grabs eyeballs in Palakkad
bird flu
Bird flu: Well-cooked meat, egg can be consumed
buffalo farming
Buffalo farming becomes popular as it needs zero preparation
Maine Coon

The new furry friend from Russia is now in Kollam with Nishad and Noufal

Kollam: After years of long waiting, searching and legal battle, Nishad and Noufal finally owned three kittens of Maine Coon breed, ..

Cattle

Lumpy skin disease in cattle troubling farmers

Karivellur: Lumpy skin disease is spreading among cattle in several panchayats here in Kannur district. The virus disease has spread ..

cage fish farming

Man grows 5,000 fish in Kadalundi river using cage farming method

Moonniyur (Malappuram): A man is introducing new career opportunities by preparing cages for fish farming in Kadalundi river. Moonniyur ..

goats

Protect your goats from PPR aka goat plague

Peste des petits ruminants (PPR) is an acute, highly contagious disease known as goat plague. Caused by Morbillivirus, the disease ..

Ajayakumar near his hi-tech goat cage

Kottayam man applies hi-tech method in goat rearing

Kottayam: A man hailing from Mattathil in Pallickathodu here has introduced hi-tech method in goat rearing. An electrical and plumbing ..

Lumpy skin disease vaccination

Lumpy skin disease in cows; vaccination begins

Mananthavady (Wayanad): The Department of Animal Husbandry has started vaccination against the lumpy skin disease spreading among cattle ..

Table eggs

How people unaware of eggs are cheated in market?

There are different types of layer birds in our country, such as Commercial layer, Parents layer, Broiler Breeder, Layer Breeder, Desi ..

Sindhu in her quail farm

Meet the lady who rears quails, goats, rabbits, country chicken and cow in mere 15-cents of land

Spatial limitation always poses a challenge to farming. But Sindhu from Idukki has proved it wrong by rearing quail, rabbits, fish, ..

Sakeer in his farm

Idukki man runs dairy farm for 25 years; proves it can be successful

Thommankuthu (Idukki): Though dairy farming is not an easy business, many people have tried it recently. But there is a successful ..

cow

Govt takes care of cows as all family members test COVID +ve in Kottayam

Kottayam: When all members of a family in Thiruvarppu here were infected with COVID-19, their cows were left alone in the house with ..

Fish farming

NRI friends initiate new method of fish farming in Kavvayi backwaters

Padanna (Kasaragod): A group of expats have found a new livelihood amid the pandemic crisis. The NRI community in Thekkakkadu here ..

Sudheer

PT teacher lives 'goat days' during lockdown

Thrissur: Quite contrary to the popular novel, 'goat days' gave a new life to Ollur native Sudheer, a physical education trainer ..

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COVID-19: Pig farmers in crisis as hotels remain closed

Kodanchery: Pig farmers are in a crisis as hotels remain closed due to the coronavirus pandemic. Though most hotels opened after the ..

 Pinless peepers

'Pinless peeper' to calm aggressive poultry birds introduced in Kerala

A new variety of 'nose pin' has been introduced for roosters in poultry farms to avoid fighting with each other. The equipment ..

Thalassery Chicken

170 eggs per year, less fatty meat; grow Thalassery chicken in households

Thalassery chicken is an indigenous variety of poultry in Kerala. It is the only chicken from Kerala among the 19 recognised Indian ..

African Boer Goat​

African Boer becomes popular breed among goat farmers

African Boer is a breed of goat that is becoming popular among the cattle farmers here. The major feature of Boer is that it gains ..

Lumpy Skin Disease In Cows

Dairy farmers worried over viral skin disease in cattle

Maranellur (Thiruvananthapuram): The dairy farmers are in crisis after a new kind of viral disease spread is seen among the cattle ..

Gyr cattle

First test tube Gyr calf born at Kottayam dairy farm in Kerala

Kottayam: A Gyr calf was born through the process of in-vitro fertilization and embryo transfer (IVF-ET) at Aamro Dairy Farm in Vaikom ..

Cow

Kerala to insert microchips containing info on cattle

Kollam: Kerala is mulling over inserting microchips in cattle which stores all information regarding it. This would be an identity ..

Iguana

Iggu recovering after removing growth on upper jaw

Kollam: Iggu, the iguana, was struggling not being able to consume food after it had a growth on his upper jaw. After it was removed ..

fish

Reefer container to preserve fish for 72 hrs introduced in Kerala for the first time

Kollam: For the first time in Kerala, a reefer container that helps preserve fish for about 72 hours has been introduced in Kollam ..

biofloc fish farming

Biofloc fish farming: Failure in oxygen supply can lead to huge loss

Biofloc fish farming can be disastrous if not maintained properly. Recently, a farmer in Mararikkulam of Alappuzha had to face a loss ..

Dairy farmer

Jojo and his 32 cows

Bandadka (Kasaragod): A dairy farmer here is receiving accolades from all for his achievements in dairy sector. Karivedakam native ..

Green egg

What's the secret behind the green eggs in Malappuram?

Malappuram: The news of hens laying green eggs at the house of Othukkungal Ambalavan native Shihabudheen had surprised Keralites ..

Agriculture
'Subhiksha Keralam' scheme: Registration of farmers begins
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