FARM ANIMALS

Agricultural Science

ROUTINE MANAGEMENT PRACTICES OF FARM ANIMALS

ROUTINE MANAGEMENT PRACTICES OF FARM ANIMALS CONTENT Selection Culling Identification of farm animals De-beaking De-horning Castration Servicing Incubation Candling Hatching   SELECTION Selection is the process of picking from a group of animals those animals with breeding value as the parent to maximize genetic gain. Animals with desirable characters like good meat production, egg laying […]

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Agricultural Science

FARM ANIMALS

Criteria for classifying farm animals and classes Size Habitat Reproduction Stomach type Uses   Animal husbandry is the science of breeding and caring for farm animals. The farm animals being cared for are referred to as livestock. There are five categories of livestock based on some criteria. Animals can be classified according to their sizes,

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Agricultural Science

FARM ANIMALS

FARM ANIMALS (Identification and types) Farm animals are animals which are domesticated and reared by man.  They are generally referred to as livestock. Examples are cattle, sheep, goat, poultry, rabbit, camel, horse, donkey, grass cutter, fish, snail etc. Types of farm animals Farm animals have different features and are useful for different purpose. Some animals

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