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Births and rearing rabbits, suitable form of feed for laying hens; these are topics of interest to you. Whether you breed animals for pleasure or economic benefit, we always offer useful and practical information. We carefully select the topics related to proper husbandry and care. We will be happy to share with you new insights, interesting cases and professional recommendations. You can filter posts by category.

Keeping chickens

27.November 2020 Published: Barlik Dusan In memoriam

People who have at least the minimum conditions for it, are now deciding to contribute to a healthier diet by producing their own plant and even animal products. Home-produced eggs are the most frequent animal products produced at home. This raises the question: How to do it?

Raising ducks

09.October 2020 Published: Barlík Dušan

We can divide people who raise ducks into two types. One type purchases three-day old ducklings every year and raises them until they are ready for slaughter. The second type is professionally engaged in raising ducks, not only for producing meat, but also for their ornamental qualities, which some breeds are distinguished by, and devotes time to breeding them according to the standard.

Hens aren’t laying?

30.September 2020

Many factors affect egg production - laying by hens - internal (e.g. genetics, the health of the hen or its age), and also external (e.g. feed, temperature of the environment, amount of daylight). Some factors we are able to influence and we will then complain a little less that our hens are not laying.

How Do I Know That a Rabbit is Sick?

13.August 2020

Health status is a fundamental indicator that primarily affects other (reproductive, production, exhibition, sports) indicators in rabbits. The primary endeavor of each breeder should always be to maintain good health, be it breeding for meat production or just breeding - for exhibition and competition purposes. All rabbit care in the short and long term should aim for this.

DOMESTIC TURKEY

11.August 2020

From the viewpoint of zoological taxonomy, turkeys are in the class birds (Aves), the order Galliformes, the family Phasianidae and the genus Meleagris.

Landes Goose

11.August 2020

They have been bred since time immemorial in southern France. It is a rangy, medium-weight, fast-growing goose with a peaceful temperament, hardy constitution and compact, strongly-built body carried slightly at an angle, suitable for feeding up for fatty meat. It is reared in grey-brown (wild) and white colourings.

Requirements For Breeding Rabbits

10.August 2020

Basic breeding equipment and devices are necessary for the successful breeding of rabbits of any category. Specific needs correspond to the purposes of breeding, e.g. for exhibitions, meat production, pet breeding, etc. Breeding needs can be divided into those related to the housing of rabbits and those related to the technology of their feeding. The most common needs include the following. The spectrum is always dependent on the owner's experience and possibilities.

Fattening pigs

07.August 2020

In order to assure that the pigs are in a good state of health, it is essential to feed them grain feed as a basis. Selection of these feeds is limited not only by the farmer’s potential, but also the chosen farming method. For example, the rules of ecological farming place emphasis on providing organically grown feed, as well as a diverse range of feed.

Raising Pigs Outdoors

07.August 2020

Pigs were gradually moved from outdoors into enclosed styes, which developed into sophisticated stye capacities utilising technologies not only for automated feeding and water supply systems, but also for controlling the stye environment, in commercial farms. Ecological farming trends have been popular for some time in Europe in relation to demand for healthy products from happy animals, and free-range pig farming is also experiencing a renaissance.

RAISING GOATS

06.August 2020

Due to the growing human population and the shortage of sources of protein, goats, as undemanding but highly productive animals, will become increasingly important to man, who they have served for thousands of years. What to feed goats and how to take care of them?