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Tips: Everything on rabbit farming

AgribusinessTV February 26, 2021 66 No Comments

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Rabbits are fragile animals that need special attention. Youssouf TRAORÉ, a rabbit farmer, shares some tips to ensure a good production.

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Burkina Faso: Start small to master rabbit farming

AgribusinessTV February 12, 2021 1094 No Comments

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Entreprenruship is not always easy. Young entrepreneurs often face difficulties that they manage to overcome through perseverance and courage. Youssouf TRAORÉ, a rabbit farmer, describes the challenges he encountered during his entrepreneurial journey. “I had daily losses. I could come this morning and find that

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Opinion: Animal welfare according to the Bible

AgribusinessTV November 27, 2020 1196 No Comments

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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 Pastor KIEMTORE.

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Opinion: Animal welfare and Christianity

AgribusinessTV November 26, 2020 1164 No Comments

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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.

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Burkina Faso: plan B to avoid losses

AgribusinessTV November 24, 2020 1118 No Comments

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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 production.

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Burkina Faso: Village poultry producers and vaccinators

AgribusinessTV November 23, 2020 144 No Comments

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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 spare time. Thanks to these activities, they are currently

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Animal welfare during transport

AgribusinessTV November 19, 2020 1116 No Comments

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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 NANA, lawyer, share their views on this subject.

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Tips: How to choose your beehive and harvest honey?

AgribusinessTV November 18, 2020 1113 No Comments

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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 techniques to use for harvesting honey.

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Opinion: What is Animal Welfare?

AgribusinessTV November 14, 2020 59 No Comments

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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 animal also eats 3 times a day.” Find out more in this

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Burkina Faso: A self-trained quail farmer

AgribusinessTV November 10, 2020 1158 No Comments

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An excellent way to increase your income, quail farming can be practised on a small or large scale. Hamed ZAMTAKO, a computer scientist by training, is now a quail farmer. He is self-trained and currently owns more than 5,000 heads in his backyard. “I have sold thousands of eggs. Currently, my orders range from 1

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