Sheep farming; the basics

Raising sheep can be a very rewarding experience and a great way to convert grass into food and clothing! The following is general information about getting started with sheep. Facilities Buildings The buildings needed for raising sheep are dependent on the size of the flock, the climate, and when lambing happens during the year. A [...]

By | September 20th, 2016|agric and agric entrepreneurship|0 Comments

7 Qualities Of Successful Livestock Farmers

Successful Livestock farmers have some qualities in common, but some unsuccessful farmers don’t know some of these qualities. I was opportune to give a presentation to a particular group of individuals. During the question time, a young man asked, “How can one become a successful livestock farmer?” This is a question some people intending to [...]

By | September 19th, 2016|agric and agric entrepreneurship|0 Comments

Climatic & Environmental Requirements and Restrictions For Raising Snails

Snails, as cold-blooded animals, are sensitive to changes in atmospheric humidity and temperature. Giant African Land Snails (GALS), especially Achatina fulica, are able to put up with a range of conditions, but when temperature and/or humidity are not to their liking, they go into dormancy. The snail retracts its entire body inside its shell, sealing [...]

By | September 18th, 2016|agric and agric entrepreneurship|1 Comment

Reasons Why You Should Raise Grasscutters or Cane Rats

The scientific name for cane rat or grasscutter is Thryonomys swinderianus. In this post, we will give you six good reasons for keeping and raising grasscutters or cane rats, as a follow-up on our earlier post on "being a successful grasscutter farmer". There are a lot of reasons you need to keep and raise cane [...]

By | September 17th, 2016|agric and agric entrepreneurship|0 Comments

Peacock Farming

Peacock farming is not a new business idea. From the ancient time, people like bird’s egg and meat on their table. People raise various types of birds for the purpose of producing meat, eggs, and also for their beauty. Raising various types of poultry birds are one of the best and lucrative business ventures. Along [...]

By | September 16th, 2016|agric and agric entrepreneurship|0 Comments

Make money producing plantain chips.

Plantain Chips are crunchy Nigerian snacks made with either ripe or unripe plantains. Plantain Chips made with unripe plantains are bright yellow while those made with ripe plantains are deep yellow in colour. It is also known as sweet banana chips it is great and healthy for all ages. Plantain chips production is one of [...]

By | September 14th, 2016|agric and agric entrepreneurship|0 Comments

How To Make Money From Scent Leaf Farming In Nigeria

Scent leaf farming in Nigeria can earn you N200,000 months if you do it in a big way. While most people are looking around for the type of business to do and make money, many do not know how lucrative it would be for them to look towards vegetable farming in Nigeria. The demand for [...]

By | September 13th, 2016|agric and agric entrepreneurship|0 Comments

Starting beans farming in small and large scale

Beans is the third most consumed food stuff in Nigeria and other West African countries after Rice and Cassava. Sadly, most of the beans we eat in this country are from Niger Republic, putting money and employment into the hands of the neighboring country when our own soil is even better for Beans farming. So [...]

By | September 12th, 2016|agric and agric entrepreneurship|1 Comment

Monosex Tilapia Farming

Monosex tilapia farming has taken an important role in the fish farming business throughout the world. Monosex tilapia has great demand and value in the local and international market. As a result monosex tilapia farming rate is growing day by day. There are some other important reasons for gradually increasing the monosex tilapia farming. Generally, [...]

By | September 11th, 2016|agric and agric entrepreneurship|0 Comments

Make money from duck farming

Duck farming is very popular and absolutely a lucrative business. Ducks are highly available around the world. There are numerous meat and egg productive duck breeds available throughout the world. All the present domestic ducks around the glove come from the wild birds. Those wild birds wonder around the world, and some of them have [...]

By | September 10th, 2016|agric and agric entrepreneurship|0 Comments

Quail Farming

Before discussing more about commercial quail farming business, let us first explain ‘what is quail farming?’ Actually the term ‘quail farming’ means, raising quails commercially (like other poultry birds) for the purpose of profitable eggs and meat production. As far as we have experienced, quail farming business is very easy, lucrative and entertaining. It’s very [...]

By | September 9th, 2016|agric and agric entrepreneurship|0 Comments

Forecast your poultry yield by understanding the gestation period for poultry

A healthy laying hen will produce between 200 and 300 eggs every year. If these eggs have been fertilized by a rooster and a hen sits on the eggs to incubate them, you are likely to wind up with live chicks in addition to some eggs. Knowing how long it takes your chickens to produce [...]

By | September 7th, 2016|agric and agric entrepreneurship|0 Comments

Local & Exotic Breeds of Goat

In the tropics, such as Nigeria, goats have some special characteristic features that make it easy for them thrive in any environment. Additionally, these features contribute to the ability of these animals to tolerate various kinds of environment (friendly and/or harsh). For example, goats have tough skin coat to withstand high temperature and cold, and [...]

By | September 7th, 2016|agric and agric entrepreneurship|0 Comments

Lobster farming

Commercial lobster farming is becoming very popular day by day and it’s a very profitable business. Among all the highly-priced marine crustacean, lobsters are larger in size. A mature lobster weights between 250 to 400 grams. Lobster farming with carp or other fish species is very profitable and easy. If you wish to start lobster [...]

By | September 6th, 2016|agric and agric entrepreneurship|0 Comments

Rabbit farming

To fulfill the food demand for growing population, we have to find out different ways of food production. The rabbit known as “Micro-Livestock” can be a great source of food production. There is a great opportunity of rabbit farming, and commercial production can be a great source of income and employment. Rabbits need small place [...]

By | September 5th, 2016|agric and agric entrepreneurship|31 Comments

20 Highly Profitable Cash Crop Plants To Grow

CASH CROP PLANTS TO GROW-AN OVERVIEW Identifying and selecting the profitable cash crop plants to grow is the most crucial factor in a successful commercial farming business. Cash crops are simply plants those are grown or managed, harvested and sold for cash rather than for sustenance. In earlier times cash crops were usually only a small part [...]

By | September 3rd, 2016|agric and agric entrepreneurship|0 Comments

How to Raise Shrimps for Profit

If you have ever tasted boiled, smoked or fried shrimps; then you would agree that shrimps indeed are a great asset when it comes to culinary adventures. Shrimp is known as one of the world’s healthiest foods and is eaten in all the continents of the world. Its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory content makes it most [...]

By | September 3rd, 2016|agric and agric entrepreneurship|0 Comments

Top 5 Best Chicken Breeds For Homestead

If you haven’t already established a flock of hens for your egg laying needs, it is time to get started. Chickens are easy to raise and will keep your family supplied with fresh eggs. Backyard chickens are becoming more popular, even in the suburbs, as people discover just how easy and convenient it is to [...]

By | September 1st, 2016|agric and agric entrepreneurship|2 Comments

Raising turkeys for profit

Turkeys can be a fun, profitable addition to a small farm or homestead. They are usually raised for meat, although some people like to keep a tom (a mature male turkey) around as a pet. Before you decide to add turkeys to your farm, here are the basics on raising them the right way. Should [...]

By | August 31st, 2016|agric and agric entrepreneurship|0 Comments

Top 10 Profitable Small Business ideas for Foodies

Business ideas abound a great deal and every day we see budding entrepreneurs embrace one business idea or the other. If you have always nursed the ambition of starting a business of your own and do not know the type of business to do, then it just may be time for you to look within. [...]

By | August 29th, 2016|agric and agric entrepreneurship|0 Comments
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