Agricultural science SSS1 Second term
Students should be able to:
- State the meaning of livestock management.
- State the requirement for good livestock management.
- Explain the importance of these management practices in livestock.
- Keep farm animals and take care of them at least one ruminant and one non-ruminant.
Meaning of Livestock Management.
Livestock management refers to the activities carried out by a farmer in his effort to raise farm animals from day old to the point of marketing or disposing of the animals. It involves the provision and maintenance of adequate housing, good feeding, sanitation and medicare.
Requirements for Livestock Management.
In order to successfully manage livestock for maximum benefits, the following factors (requirements) have to be made available:
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