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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.

BREEDS OF GOAT KEPT IN THE CZECH REPUBLIC

04.August 2020

Dairy breeds (White and Brown short-haired, Anglo-Nubian, Alpine and Saanen), meat breeds (Boer), combined breeds (Valais), fibre-producing breeds (Cashmere, Angora) and dwarf breeds (Dwarf Dutch) are all kept in the Czech Republic due to their range of use.

Problems with fertilization, breeding and conception of rabbits

18.July 2020

One of the most common problems in raising rabbits is the breeding and conception of rabbits. If you do not want to have problems with infertility, breeding or conception, it is good to check and possibly adjust the amount of feed and the environment in which the females live.

Farming Practice

29.June 2020

The African ostrich was domesticated during the second half of the previous century in South Africa. Domesticated ostriches have been reared on Czech farms for their meat, leather and feathers since 1993. How egg laying and hatching take place? And what are the most frequent issues affecting ostriches?

Breeding and Fattening Ostriches

26.June 2020

Just twenty five years ago no one would have believed that there would be ostrich farms in this country. Which species of large flightless bird are suitable for farming and what should you feed them?

Most Common Diseases of Rabbits and Their Prevention

10.June 2020

Although there may be only a few diseases with rabbits (compared to dogs and cats), it goes without saying that the aim is to maintain good health. Infectious diseases are those caused by germs (viruses, bacteria, parasites, fungi) and spread among animals.

How Long Does a Rabbit Live?

24.May 2020

The rabbit belongs to social animals with a medium-term lifespan. This aspect should be taken into account when purchasing the rabbit as a pet animal.

How to take care of a rabbit

07.May 2020

Each pet requires care that meets their demands. This involves a complex of regularly recurring practices and breeding care. Proper care in housing, feeding and providing water and handling can prevent a significant proportion of illnesses, as the good health of the rabbit is ensured. The following are the most important techniques in rabbit breeding.

How to Domesticate a Rabbit

27.April 2020

A frequent topic, and indeed a standard requirement of budding pet rabbit breeders, is the suitability and ability of domesticating a new rabbit companion. Faculties for “friendliness” are partly innate and partly influenced by the external environment. When domesticating a rabbit, it is necessary to follow the recommended guidelines, as the stage of socialization at an early age has a significant influence on the behavior of the rabbit in adulthood.

Fattening chickens

26.April 2020 Published: Energys hobby team

Spring is the time to start fattening chickens on a small scale. Specially bred hybrid meat breeds, which genetic traits for rapid growth and a high proportion of muscle are best for producing meat. Such breeds are collectively called broiler chickens or broilers.

Keeping Pigs

26.April 2020

Man has kept pigs for many centuries. According to some sources, pigs began to be reared, mainly for meat, in the ninth century before Christ, when they were domesticated. Pigs were initially allowed to range free but were gradually placed in sties. How are pigs kept nowadays?