How to improve animal husbandry
If animal husbandry is to produce more, the animals must be
raised in a different way.
· A farmer who wants to earn
more money must look after his animals himself.
He must both grow crops and look after his animals.
In the old days there were people who grew crops and people who
raised animals. Those who grew crops did not go in for animal husbandry, and
those who raised animals grew no crops.
Today the same man must both grow crops and raise animals.
· The farmer must learn to look
· feed them better: especially
the young animals; he must lay in reserves for the dry season, give the animals
enough to drink.
· look after them better:
· build a shelter for them,
protect the animals against parasites and diseases, look after them if they are
· use them better: make manure,
train oxen, choose the best animals for meat, milk and