Field School Books
Reproduction of milk cows
The reproduction of cows depends above all on the feed, but also on their health, management and breed.
Maintenance and use of forage banks
The forage banks of cut pasture grasses for summer feed that give cattle energy and the leguminous crops that give them protein are sown to ensure cattle feed in quantity and quality year round, especially in the dry season.
Diesel motor maintenance
Maintenance of diesel motors for irrigation pump or pasture mincer: the useful life of diesel motors depends on their good use and above all on the good maintenance we give them.
Health management of hens
The objective is to teach producers the most common health practices in raising native and specialized hens.
Management of chicks in the first five months of age
To raise hens in the yard or in coops, we need to know how to raise them from their first days of life until they begin to lay eggs.
Management of the pregnant sow
Pigs are common animals on any farm, and when well managed they can become a good source of income. Introduction, Gestation, Birth, and Post-birth care
One way to make money on the milk produces is to prepare some derivates, such as cheese, string cheese or cuajada, which are very popular in the market.
Organic fertilizers are easy to prepare and cost nothing but a little time, and they use all the farm’s organic waste.
Selecting milk cows
There are good and bad cows on any farm; the important thing is to select the best and plan a genetic improvement program to obtain better offspring and better production in the future.
Homemade fabrication of incubators
Traditionally, barnyard hen reproduction takes place with the hen laying her eggs in weeds, in nests inside the henhouse or in corners of the house, which leads to low egg production due to the hen’s delay in incubating and the time lost in caring for the chicks.
To be able to grow, produce eggs and reproduce themselves, hens (and also guinea hens, turkeys, ducks and geese) need to eat food that contains: • Water • Proteins • Energy • Vitamins • Minerals. What do hens need to eat?, Preparation of homemade concentrates.
Among all domestic animals, the pig is one of the most sensitive to the hygienic conditions of its installations. The care must be in accord with the climate, age and race.
Workbook Management includes care of the animals during the different stages of their life so they grow health, reproduce and can obtain better earnings.
The forage balance
The forage balance tells us how much food my cattle need and how much I have to produce in the year to feed my cattle.
Care of piglets from infancy to weaning
The most critical period of newborn piglets is from birth through the first few months of life. If they are not managed well from the day of birth until the day of weaning, up to 35% could die.
The main causes of illnesses in cattle are related to the dirtiness of the places they go.
The main problems in managing hens are diseases and lack of feed. Causes of illnesses, How to avoid diseases, Most common illnesses
To avoid your pigs getting sick, cleaning measures must be taken in the pig pens, water hygiene and feed.
Preventive health management, Most common illnesses: symptoms, transmission, prevention and treatment.
The exploitation of native hens with improved management, which involves feed based on homemade concentrated and good health, results in a seasonal business because they do not produce eggs constantly. Specialized hens respond to the dynamic of the daily business, their production is more stable and permits the creation of conditions to manage henhouses with a larger number of hens.