Transformations in agriculture, the sluggish move pace, the main reasons for this conservatism is the mentality. Traditionally all over the world farmers, and all rural areas, from villages and to provincial towns, were conservatives. This is not a feature of the “Russian soul”, but simply a consequence of lifestyle, so I live and work most people associated with agriculture worldwide, starting with USA and Europe, to China and Japan.
The truth is, stimuli can “shake” even the biggest conservatives and it’s money. The possibility of new paths and the use of intensive technologies vividly prove that agriculture is the using of innovations can bring a lot more money than traditional. And can happen again, but not necessarily to use the “forbidden” techniques with the “chemotherapy and antibiotics” enough to properly balance the available components. In the last article we talked about the advantages of using ready mixed feed for fattening, and that the establishment of a small mini-productions via feed not only help the farmer but also provide an excellent opportunity to create your own business with relatively small investments. Today let’s go a little with the other hand and talk for extruded animal feed and their role in the new model small livestock. Continue reading
The biggest cow, the biggest cow mount Katadin Cow mount Katahdin, Holstein-hybrid / Durham, during the period from 1906 to 1910 often reached weight 2270 kg She had to 1.88 m at the shoulder and torso 3.96 m in girth. The biggest carbamoyl approximately in 1923 in a fire on the farm.
The smallest cow Namibian owambo the smallest breed of cattle – the Namibian owambo. On average the bulls weigh 225 kg, and cows – 160 kg. Maybury In may 1984 it was announced that adult cow dexterboy breed named Maybury has at the withers 86,3 see Her owner was R. Hillier, UK.
The greatest yield of M. J. Machel and the Son of the Highest lifetime milk yield is 211 025 kg. Such quantity of milk was milking by may 1, 1984 from 289 cows, owned by M. J. Masel and Son from Hanford, PCs California, USA. Acme Goldie The highest milk yield per lactation (max 365 days) was 26 963 kg. This record was set in 1995 by cow Friesian Acme Goldie 2, owned by Bryce Miller, gr. Northamptonshire, UK. Continue reading
FMD is an infectious, acute and rapidly spreading disease of cloven-hoofed animals, caused by one of the variants of the virus types O,A,C, SAT-1, SAT-2, SAT-3 and Asia-1. Characteristic clinical signs of the disease are intermittent fever, aphthae and erosions in the mucosa of the mouth, on the skin of the Corolla and mezhkopytnoy gap, nasal mirror, the udder. You can parabolani animals with vague clinical signs. Newborn calves foot and mouth disease can occur in peracute form with a deadly outcome without the formation of the AFL. FMD can hurt people. The clinical picture and symptoms of foot and mouth disease: FMD Infected people can only be from animal, contacting with them and eating infected dairy products raw . During pasteurization and boiling of milk (the main methods of prevention of FMD), the causative agent of FMD is killed. Statistics of Contracting the disease like this: 65% of cases of infection with FMD resulting from the consumption of raw milk, 1% use other dairy products: yogurt, kefir, butter, whey produced from raw milk, and, finally, 34% of infection with FMD virus in humans occurred through contact with sick animals. In the latter case, vectors of the disease can serve litter, drinkers, feed, water, manure, even the clothes of farm workers. It was also found that the wool of infected zhivotovskaya at least another month.Cow, goat, camel milk is contagious Continue reading