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close this bookBetter Farming Series 08 - Animal Husbandry: Feeding and Care of Animals (FAO - INADES, 1976, 38 p.)
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Open this folder and view contentsFeeding animals
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Plan of work

Why learn about animal husbandry?
Read pages 4 to 9.
Have you understood that a herd is wealth and that it can earn a lot?
Take a look round your village to see what animals are used for.

Feeding animals.
Read pages 10 to 23.
This is a difficult lesson.
You have to understand the needs of animals and the value of foods.
Don't hurry,
Reread the lesson several times.

Read pages 24 to 30.
Reread pages 10 to 23.
How can you make better use of pasture?
Do you make hay or silage?
Where do your animals drink?

Looking after animals.
Read pages 31 to 36.
Reread carefully the whole course. It is very long, but it is very important.
Making a shelter for the animals does not cost much. It is made with things you can get in the village.
Don't answer the question paper until you understand the course.
Don't hurry.