Wednesday, 5 April 2017

Article: The Untapped Cattle Rearing Business In Southern Nigeria

By Livy-Elcon Emereonye

There may be different reasons to raise cattle. For instance, some people raise large herds to sell, others, in the case of dairy, raise them to sell their milk. Some other people raise cattle to show in fairs and other local events including religious purposes and burial rites. In today's economy, especially in Nigeria, many families are deciding to raise cattle for their personal use. Whether one wants to have a few heads for one’s family's needs or raise a herd to sell, there are a few basics about how to raise healthy cattle for profitability which range from acquiring land to selecting the cattle one would want to raise.