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LIVESTOCK AND CROP FARMING – HOW TO BE A SUCCESSFUL AGRIPRENEUR

Domesticated animals raised for profits are referred to as livestock. For Profits here includes (a) commodities, such as eggs, meat, milk, fur, leather, and wool, (b) labour (farm ploughing, load pulling/ carrying etc), and (c) recreation (racing, riding). Livestock Farming can therefore be defined as raising of animals for human consumption or use. Examples include: goat, pigs, sheep, cattle (beef and dairy), camels, horses, mules and poultry for meat or eggs (i.e chicken, ducks, quail, guinea fowl, geese and turkey etc)……

WELCOME TO AGRICMATTERS

AgricMatters.com is a business platform dedicated to providing practical guide on livestock and crop farming. Our scope is on production, processing, supply, and other processes along the value chains respectively. Several articles and videos on poultry farming, snail farming, crop farming, financing in agriculture and events exist. This online platform however centres on helping Africans and others interested in Agribusiness become the best Agriprenuers. …

POULTRY FARMING

Poultry can be described as all birds of economic importance to man. These birds include chicken, ducks, quail, guinea fowl, geese, and turkey. Interest in poultry and poultry products has grown tremendously in the last 20 years, as almost every country in the world is into poultry production. Countries in the Middle East and Africa are experiencing increasing demand for poultry products, and this has resulted in increased production of poultry products, particularly eggs and meat. ….