Importance of Vitamins in Pig’s Diet and Growth

Vitamins can be defined as organic compounds, which function in small amounts (mg or g) and are essential to the normal functioning of the animal body. They cannot be synthesized in adequate amounts by body tissues and when lacking, provoke deficiency disease. Vitamin Requirement in Pigs’ diet Vitamins are normally required in the diet of … Read more Importance of Vitamins in Pig’s Diet and Growth

Pig Food Digestion – Organs, their Functions & Enzymes

The nutritional aspects of pig management involve a consideration of the digestive system of the pig. More so, the factors affecting digestion, feed composition, pretreatment of feeds, and nutritional requirements during the different stages or phases of life. The formulation and balancing of nutrients in pig rations and feeding management are very essential for efficient … Read more Pig Food Digestion – Organs, their Functions & Enzymes

Hemp Seed Oil & Treats for Pets – Uses and Benefits

Centuries ago, Cannabis was grown as a crop, but today, it has deviated. The hemp (Cannabis Indica or Indian hemp mostly) is used for the production of hashish, and its cultivation (as marijuana) is now less criticized because of the inherent health benefits of this plant. Cultivation as a crop plant for the extraction of … Read more Hemp Seed Oil & Treats for Pets – Uses and Benefits

Sisal Plant – Cultivation, Processing and Uses

Sisal (Agave sisalana Perrine) is a monocotyledonous crop from which leaf fibers are extracted without retting. The leaves provide the most important of the world’s hard fibers, I.e. fibers so coarse that they can only be made into twine and rope. It is a naturally occurring pentaploid hybrid. Sisal is produced in Africa in Tanzania, … Read more Sisal Plant – Cultivation, Processing and Uses