Animal Husbandry
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 ..

Sakeer in his farm
Idukki man runs dairy farm for 25 years; proves it can be successful
Govt takes care of cows as all family members test COVID +ve in Kottayam
Fish farming
NRI friends initiate new method of fish farming in Kavvayi backwaters
 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 ..


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 ..


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 ..


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 ..


Price of dairy cows increases; Rs 80,000 for cow that produces 10 litres of milk

As the arrival of dairy cows from other states stopped due to COVID-19 lockdown, the demand and price of cows in Kerala is on the rise ..


Cat lovers take a look: Dos and Don'ts while feeding cats

Cats are adorable pets and are loved as a family member in many households. They are different from other pets when it comes to their ..

Vinod Kumar with his cows

Loving nature during lockdown by taking care of 500 cows

Kottayam: When the lockdown opens door to new opportunities, some people utilize it for renewing the long-lost relationship with nature ..


Have a dog at home? Take good care of it to help survive summer

Pet animals at households or pet shops need more care during the summer. The heat intensifies day by day and it will adversely affect ..

ഈസ്റ്റർ: നാലുലക്ഷത്തോളം താറാവുകൾ; ആവശ്യക്കാരെ തേടി കച്ചവടകേന്ദ്രങ്ങൾ

4 lakh ducks in basket for Easter markets, sellers on lookout for takers

Mankombu: Around 4 lakh ducks were reared in the district with Easter markets in mind. But with lockdown imposed and transportation ..

കോഴിഫാമുകളിലേക്ക് തീറ്റയെത്തി; ലോറിവാടക 16,000 രൂപ കൂടുതൽ

Poultry feed reaches Kerala from Tamil Nadu; Truck rent hiked by Rs 16,000

Ponkunnam: Ever since the lockdown was declared, the supply of chicken feed had been stopped. In most of the poultry farms, the existing ..


22 cows, 16 calves, a bull; story of a dairy farm near Mayyazhi river

Kannur Kadavathur native businessman Ishaq and wife Sameera were thinking of a new venture to start on their 2.8 acre land at Pullookkara ..


Fluffy and featherweight; meet this cute tiny pet for flat dwellers

Aping the trend in Western countries, we too have started rearing different pets. Rabbits and squirrels are very commonly found pets ..

പക്ഷിപ്പനിയാണെന്ന് അറിഞ്ഞില്ല; ആശങ്കയിൽ വേങ്ങേരിയിലെ കുടുംബം

Family worried over death of 20 chicken by bird flu

Kozhikode: A housewife in Vengara buried their dead chicken without knowing that the fowls died due to bird flu. The woman has been ..

mini dairy farmer

Bought cows selling gold, bagged best dairy farmer award; This is Mini's success saga

Mini Raju, a native of Rayamangalam in Ernakulam, lost all her eight cows due to hoof and mouth disease ten years ago. After a few ..

Aby Baby in his donkey farm

Rs 5000 for 1 litre donkey milk, Rs 500 for urine; Donkeys are not worthless anymore

A young IT professional has shown the world that one can make money by rearing donkeys. Aby Baby hailing from Ramamangalam in Ernakulam ..


Murrah buffaloes turn lucky for Kerala farmers

Kottayam: Murrah buffalo, a breed from Haryana, emerged as a saviour for farmers in Elikkulam when they were in distress due to price ..


You can catch fish at this Kozhikode fish farm...and take it home too

We forget some of the little things in life in the hustle and bustle of our routine life. Between smart phone, television, email and ..

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