What animals can be reared at home
Today, the breeding of animals and birds – the main way of earning of the population in the villages of Russia. If you decide to breed animals on his farm, one of the main tasks that you need to decide whether to choose animals. From this depends the future of your business, profit and, most importantly, the fate of the animals themselves. Popular steel cattle, horses, sheep, steers, chickens, and here the breeding of rabbits, nutria, goats and turkeys, while at a low level, although with the right approach to the organization of economic activity, these species can become quite a profitable business. Next, we discuss each of them separately.
If you have no experience in such matters as the maintenance and care of Pets, it is better to start with breeding rabbits. They are the most unpretentious fur-bearing animals. Being engaged in their cultivation, you will get acquainted with their biology and gain practical experience. The need for care in rabbits is rather limited. They are very sociable and can easily adapt to the person, and also very quickly breed in captivity. Rabbits are very prolific: one rabbit is born up to ten rabbits. The distinctive osobennostyami is their earliness. On the thirtieth day of life their weight doubled 12 times.
For their content you must have a few cells or cell arrays under a special canopy in open air. It is very important that they are safe. Today the majority of breeders believe in the usefulness and profitability of this business, as in the presence of 4-5 kalikamata for the year you can get up to three centners of meat and up to 200 skins.
Breeding nutria is a type of small business that can bring high revenue, and do them year-round or seasonal. Nutria profitable to breed for fur and for meat. Their fur is beautiful, warm and thick, the quality is slightly inferior to the mink, but very wearable. The nutria carcass weighs approximately 5 kg and costs about $ 25. If the breeding process is organized correctly, one family provides meat for 350 dollars a month.
Nutria – the animals are unpretentious. In the case of year-round breeding them pair constantly during the year. The behavior of the female follow, in order to detect their season ready to mate. It uses a special calendar, where record numbers of females, date of whelping, whelping after, the date of recurrence of hunting. If to breed nutria year-round, you can get a larger number of offspring and use the cells not just for one but for two of prepodov.
When animals enter to the main herd, be sure to take into account the color and quality of hair. If nutria bred for pelts, but getting polzovalsya skins occurs at the age of 9-10 months. So if the youngsters are born in the second half, then it will have to overexpose by the end of next year, which lengthens the growing period, increases the cost of time and labor.
The main advantage of this business is a small initial investment. But we should remember that the breeding of any animals, and nutria including, is a laborious process, requiring constant cleaning of the cells and adjacent territories. In addition, it is necessary to create conditions for daily swimming nutria. In General, breeding nutria is not a difficult thing, if you are aiming to do and willing to work.
The goat is a pet that is quite unpretentious in the content. They are bred for their milk and fluff. Goat’s milk is very useful and nutritious. Goats are dairy and feather. For goat keeping fit a small room, for example, the barn that need to be divided into the outdoor paddock and warmed the winter road. Goats must graze in pastures with fragrant grasses. In winter they are fed hay and pre-cooked leaves. Summer should bathe, shave off your wool and if you need to trim hooves.
Properly organized conditions of care and feeding goats will provide a good taste and medicinal properties of milk, which does not require boiling because it has excellent antiseptic properties. Private goat farming is currently one of the profitable lines of animal husbandry.
Breeding turkeys – not a difficult task. They are hardy, and grow very fast. The meat has a mild sweet flavor. They also give eggs, which are more useful than chicken. For growing youngsters need the right approach, patience, a warm and dry place. Birds should be Playground for walking – Solarium, fenced and having a large enough area. Young Turkey poults are contained in cages that you can buy, but you can make your own. Cells are made of wooden bars. The room should be warm. The feeders should be easily accessible. Despite the fact that forage for turkeys are not cheap, they pay off quickly. After 8 months they weigh about 25 kg. the Demand and price for meat of turkeys before the new year holidays have increased signicantly, and therefore, if properly developed business plan can be a profit quickly enough. Russia only gets fans of Turkey meat, but if you start now, then soon customers from this delicious product to you will not rebound.
So, these activities will always be required to produce environmentally friendly products – meat, milk, skins, wool, Pooh. I wish you success in breeding!