goats

Protect your goats from PPR aka goat plague

Peste des petits ruminants (PPR) is an acute, highly contagious disease known as ..

Ajayakumar near his hi-tech goat cage
Kottayam man applies hi-tech method in goat rearing
Lumpy skin disease vaccination
Lumpy skin disease in cows; vaccination begins
Sindhu in her quail farm
Meet the lady who rears quails, goats, rabbits, country chicken and cow in mere 15-cents of land
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 ..

 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 ..

Alex

For 9-yr-old Alex, milking 2 big cows is a passion; wishes to become vet doctor

Cherupuzha (Kannur): When the new generation is hesitant to work hard on the soil and learn agriculture lessons in life, a 9-year-old ..

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 ..

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 ..

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 ..

Cow

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

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 ..

Dog

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 ..

Hamster

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 ..

Cow

Herbal acaricide developed to save livestock, pets

Bareilly: The Indian Veterinary Research Institute (IVRI) and the National Botanical Research Institute (NBRI) in Lucknow have developed ..

pet grooming

Good news for animal lovers! Spa for pets now in Thrissur

Thrissur: Kerala Veterinary University has initiated a pet grooming and spa centre near Mannuthy veterinary hospital. The ‘Silky ..

pet

Have a pet? Then follow these precautions to avoid sun stroke

The increasing temperature in summer is very likely to affect pets and cattle. The intense heat may have adverse impacts on eating ..

rooster

Rs 1.5 lakh offered for a Aseel rooster; Owner declines to sell

Marayur: A rooster was offered a whopping Rs 1.5 lakh during an exhibition of Parrot Beak Long Tail Aseel Chicken held at Ayyalur ..

Silage

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 ..

nilufer

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 ..