During the month of November 2020, Agribusiness TV has addressed the theme of animal welfare. Often considered as a multi-dimensional and complex theme, animal welfare is not always on the top of the agenda. Through this documentary, we summarise the different
To ensure the animal’s well-being, it is important to be able to observe its natural behaviour. This behaviour describes whether the animal is healthy or not. Dr. Gisèle PARE-OUEDRAOGO, veterinarian and Director of Veterinary Public Health and Legislati
According to Pastor Emmanuel KIEMTORE, founder of “Eglise Evangélique Grace Academie”, there are several examples from the Bible, showing that animals have rights. “When God created animals, the Bible said God blessed them,” says Pasto
Ismael TIENDREBEOGO, Imam, explains some verses from the Qu’ran, linked to the animal welfare. “The Prophet (Salla Allahu Alaihi wa Sallam) also taught that good behaviour towards an animal brings one into paradise,” says Imam TIENDREBEOGO.
What does the Catholic Church say about animal welfare? Abbé Marcel NACOULMA , Vicar at Paroisse Saint-Joseph des 4 Routes, shares his opinion on the issue. “Man has the obligation to take care of animals,” says Abbé Marcel.
Failure forms part of the success of Roger ZONGO, founder of CLARO Elevage. During his entrepreneurial journey, he lost his whole production of chicks after a power cut. After this experience, Roger found an alternative to better prepare himself for his next p
To reduce poultry mortality rate, Hélène and Rakiswiligré KABRÉ were trained as volunteer village poultry vaccinators in Nandiala, Burkina Faso. While being poultry producers themselves, they vaccinate chickens for other producers in their village in their
Animals are very often transported in conditions that don’t guarantee their welfare. For their welfare, they must be transported under appropriate conditions, according to well-established protocols. Madi SEBGO, livestock technician, and Rodrigue Nemsida
To start beekeeping, you need to know the type of beehives to choose from. These vary depending on the beekeeping techniques, and the environment where they will be placed. Through these tips, Madi SEBGO, a beekeeper, explains how to choose a beehive and which
The marketing of pedigree dogs is not a common activity in Burkina Faso. Paulin COMPAORÉ chose to venture into this business despite the prejudices of his friends. Today, he is the pride of his family. “It’s with the money from the sale of dogs th
Obtaining a good quality meat depends on biochemical processes that occur in the meat after slaughtering the animal. This process, called rigor mortis, is explained by Dr. Dieudonné TIALLA, Director General of the National School of Animal Husbandry and Healt
What do professionals at the slaughterhouse and butchery think about animal welfare? According to Boukary DIALLO, a butcher in Ouahigouya, Burkina Faso, “when you eat in the morning, at noon, and in the evening, you must do everything to ensure that the