|Better Farming Series 09 - Animal Husbandry: Animal Diseases; How Animals Reproduce (FAO - INADES, 1976, 33 p.)|
|Plan of work|
|Looking after ill animals|
|How animals reproduce|
|The reproductive systems|
|Pregnancy and birth|
|Choosing breeding animals|
|How to choose|
|How to know your herd|
|Animals are sold for their meat.|
|Animals are sold for breeding.|
|Young animals are sold for fattening.|
|The yield of a herd|
|Suggested question paper|
We saw that it is very important to have good breeding animals
(see pages 18 and 19).
Animals of a good breed that have good parents can be sold at a high price.
Modern farmers are ready to spend money to buy a good sire to improve their herd.