Animal Husbandry
Exotic birds

Exotic birds worth upto Rs 4.5 lakh; Man who enjoys company of pet birds

Malappuram: Thalakkad Vengaloor native Abdul Razak Haji has several winged friends ..

Mathew Benny
13-yr-old boy runs dairy farm after father's demise in Idukki
Shih Tzu
Demand for indoor pet dogs increases during lockdown
Pet rats
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biofloc tank

Vannamei prawn cultivation can ensure better income for farmers

Alappuzha: As Vannamei prawns (whiteleg prawns) has huge demand in global market, it has high scope for export. It is widely cultivated ..

Poultry farming

Chicken price soars as temperature affects production in poultry farms

Mananthavady (Wayanad): Price of chicken increased after production in poultry farms declined due to intense summer. The price of live ..

Aseem in his farm

Man starts dairy farm amid COVID crisis; now owns 16 cows, gets over 200 litre milk per day

Palode (Thiruvananthapuram): When the COVID crisis affected his livelihood, young writer and NRI Aseem Pallivila switched his career ..

Barbari goats

Beautiful, friendly, high immunity; Barbari goats poach hearts of people easily

Barbari goats are known for their beauty and friendly nature. They easily get used to the climate of Kerala and have high immunity ..

Muss culling of ducks

Bird flu confirmed in Vechur; mass culling begins

Kottayam: The Department of Animal Husbandry confirmed that the mass death of ducks in Vechur here was due to bird flu. Following this, ..

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 Milk Marketing Federation (Milma) records a surplus ..

four legged hen

Four-legged chick grabs eyeballs in Palakkad

Palakkad: A chicken hatchling born with four legs is grabbing eyeballs. The extraordinary chick is growing in the house of Vadavannur ..

bird flu

Bird flu: Well-cooked meat, egg can be consumed

Thiruvananthapuram: The Department of Animal Husbandry stated that the people need not worry about bird flu and that chicken and eggs ..

buffalo farming

Buffalo farming becomes popular as it needs zero preparation

Panoor (Kannur): After finding buffalo farming a profitable business, many farmers are attracted to this industry in village areas ..

Najeeb and father Ibrahim in buffalo farm

Bus owner starts buffalo farm in Kasaragod to overcome lockdown crisis

Kasaragod: Madikkai Kanjirappoyil native M I Najeeb was the owner of ‘Galaxy’ bus travelling in Kanhangad Neeleshwaram ..

Aqua Culture

125 kg fish in first harvest; Saji reaps gold from integrated farming

Idukki: A farmer who tried integrated farming in Attuchal in Idukki is excited to get a stunning yield from his fish pond. Vellasseril ..

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, ..


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 ..


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 ..


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 ..


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 ..

Tapioca plants
CTCRI in TVM obtains patent for organic pesticide developed from tapioca leaves
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