Animal Husbandry

This man earns Rs 36k through supply of goat milk alone

Did you ever think that goat farming is not a good business? This farmer from Thrissur ..

New insurance plans for dairy farmers
How to teach cats good habits with a water syringe
Kissing gourami
Kissing gourami: The ‘romantic’ pair for your fish tank

Feed silage to cattle for better milk production

As the grass farms were destroyed in the flood, silage is suggested as a good alternative fodder for the cattle. Though the north Indian ..


Tips to treat breathing trouble in domestic fowls

A gapeworm scientifically known as Syngamus trachea causes breathing troubles in domestic fowls like chicken, quails, ducks and turkeys ..


Have a ‘Miss Kerala’ in your fish tank for a visual treat

‘Miss Kerala’ is not only the title of a beauty pageant, but also a pretty ornamental fish much popular in the market ..


Success story of first female vet surgeon in Lakshadweep

When Dr. P. P. Nilufer took charge as the first women veterinary surgeon in the Kavaratti dairy farm in Lakshadweep, everyone in the ..


Duck farming at home gaining popularity

Duck farming at home is increasingly becomingpopular. This new kind of farming is profitable even when5-10 ducks are grown at home ..

Arapaima gigas

6.75 feet long, weighs 100 kg; Giant fish from Amazon pulls crowd

Kothamangalam (Ernakulam): A giant fish that weighs more than 100 kg and has a length of 6.75 feet has drawn crowd to the fish farm ..

Dr. Migdad and Jancy in rabbit farm

Pass a test first and then get rabbit; Dr. Migdad’s style of rabbit farming

Ashiyana Rabbit Farm started by Dr. M. Migdad at Tirur in Malappuram is one of the noted rabbit farms in India. There are thousands ..


An award winning aquaculture story from Kottayam

Kottayam: Kallara Perumthuruth native Alice Joseph won the award for the best district-level Aquacultural Promoter. She works as promoter ..

Turkey meat

People of all ages can have turkey meat

Turkey bird farming is commonly practised in countries like Australia, Canada, Britain, and Israil. They can be grown in any part of ..


Home-made nourishing feed for aquarium fish

Aquarium fish can be fed with both organic feed and artificial feed. Most of the aquarium maintainers use artificial feed mainly because ..


Chicken prices in Kerala rise over supply crunch

Kottayam: Chicken prices in Kerala is sky rocketing following the fall in supply from Tamil Nadu and rise in demand. It is reported ..


American Silkie priced Rs 4000 for pair and more; Ornamental poultry trends

Pathanamthitta: Mallappalli native Saji Abraham earns a good profit from ornamental poultry farming. He grows more than 16 ornamental ..

vechur cow

Pregnant cows starve at Veterinary University Farm

Mannuthy: Violating the norms of animal protection act, Vechur cows in the farm of the Kerala Veterinary and Animal Sciences University ..

Guinea pigs

Peruvian, Silkie, Guinea...In Kerala you can find them

Chittur: Peruvian, Silkie, Guinea, American and 14 such different varieties of guinea pigs are grown in the farm owned by Menonpara ..

pady field

Cranes destroy paddy cultivation in Thrissur

Kattakambal (Thrissur): The paddy cultivation at the farmlands of Kattakambal in Thrissur district are being destroyed by cranes. ..


7000 fish grown in this high-tech farm, professionally!

Nellikkunnu native Jiji Francis has started fish farming one year ago, dreaming of setting up a high-tech farm later. The 7000 ..

cattle farming

Dairy farm in a car porch – Ayoob sets new trend with local breeds

A car porch is more than enough to start cattle farming, says Thottoli Ayoob, a young farmer from Wayanad. His testimony is based on ..


At Rs 400 a kg, 'GIFT' is a true gift for fish farmers

Aquaculture is becoming one of the fastest growing employment sectors in Kerala. To start fish farming, all you need is a pond and ..


Foreign fish breeds invade local waters; Native fishes at extinction risk

Kochi: Three years since a concerned report recommending that foreign fish breeds must be kept away from the dam waters of Kerala, ..


Terrace fish farming: Govt’s new project for women

Kochi: Terrace farming is emerging as a unique agricultural solution in the state. However, in most of the cases, terrace farming gets ..


‘Sara’-the silent threat looming over dairy cattle

A silent threat called SARA has been looming large over the health of ruminating cattle with changing feeding patterns excluding green ..


Govt to provide insurance coverage for cattle

Thiruvananthapuram: A comprehensive insurance scheme for cattle will be introduced during the current financial year, State Minister ..


Official apathy led to death of 1500 chicks, alleges farmer

Ambalavayal: A farmer from Ambalavayal in Wayanad lost his 1500 new born chicks just because of the stubbornness of the commercial ..


Guppies no more small; Breed and reap success

Kottayam: As many as 100 women from Nerekadavil at Udayanapuram in Vaikkom ventured into fish farming 10 years back thinking of creating ..