Farrowing Pen used to confine a sow, preventing her from lying on her piglets. Metal crates can be purchased new or used. Alternately, wooden crates can be constructed. Gestating pen also known as a sow stall, is a metal enclosure used in intensive pig farming, in which a female breeding pig (sow) may be kept during pregnancy… Read More Common Tools in Swine Production
Planting Guide for Rice 1. Planning and Budgeting PLANNING. Identify the resources and materials that you will need for planting. It is important that you secure the necessary documents, especially if you will borrow money from the bank. SOIL TESTING. Have your land tested by the Bureau of Soils Regional Office to know its fertilization… Read More Rice Farming
PRODUCTION GUIDE ON CORN Corn is one of the important crops in the Philippines. About 20% of the population from Visayas and Mindanao consume corn as staple food in the form of white corn grits. It is the major source of income and employment of over a million farmers, majority of whom fall below the… Read More Corn Farming
GOAT RAISING Invest in Goat Farming How much initial investment is needed and how much profit will i get? Goat raising is highly profitable. With minimal initial capital investment of P 67,250 for 25-doe level. P 174,500 for 50 doe level or P 349, 000 for 100 doe-level, positive net income and return-on-investment (ROI) are… Read More Goat Raising
How to Start a Poultry Farm Business
Chicken broiler production is one of the most progressive animal enterprises in the Philippines today.
The poultry industry began as a backyard enterprise but has shifted to the formation of very large integrated contract farming operations.
This post will guide you on how to start your own poultry farm business.… Read More Poultry Raising
Swine raising is common and practical among farm families. This is because of the many advantages it gives the raiser which allows them to lessen the costs they spend while farming. The farmer/raiser can also use hog manure to fertilize his farm. Also, pork is the most common source of protein.
It’s interesting, fun and a learning experience when raising a few pigs. Raising few pigs may also provide some income on a small scale for families who live on a bigger lot.
Tilapia can be reared in tanks, cages or earthen ponds both in fresh and brackish water up to 25 ppt salinity. Red tilapia are more tolerant of high salinity and some strains can be raised in full strength sea water. Unlike most other fish species, tilapia have the ability to consume minute phytoplankton that they filter out of the water.… Read More Tilapia Raising