Cattle production: Artificial insemination not a lot of bull

Question: What are the benefits of artificial insemination (AI) and how is it done? Joël Kotzé from Taurus, an AI company, sums up the benefits: “Dairies don’t use bulls. Imagine a bull among 200 cows… In beef cattle farming AI is normally only used for the top 20% of the…

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René Summers, animal scientist with Agriserve Agro demonstrates artificial insemination to farmers who attended an information workshop at Lusaka's Czech Centre of Excellence.

Smallholder livestock farmer eyes AI for increased productivity

Henry Mulenga wants to build a multi-million kwacha dairy and beef cattle business. But in his own words, “there is a huge challenge for small-scale livestock farmers like myself to rapidly increase our animal population with high productive breeds because of a lack of access to artificial insemination (AI) services”.…

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Specialist tips Zambian farmers on livestock productivity

Implementing a countrywide, systematic Artificial Insemination(AI) programme will drastically improve Zambia’s cattle population, says a livestock specialist. “This will improve productivity and better returns for livestock farmers,” said Renier Janse Van Vuuren, Managing Director of Agriserve Agro. He was speaking at a farmer information workshop held at Lusaka’s Czech Centre…

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Specialist tips Zambian farmers on livestock productivity
René Summers, animal scientist with Agriserve Agro demonstrates artificial insemination to farmers who attended an information workshop at Lusaka's Czech Centre of Excellence.

Chicken insemination gets better fertility and speeds up process

Using artificial insemination in a poultry operation can improve productivity tremendously. Samson Cherutich from Kukuchic poultry farm started four years ago and haven't looked back since. This video was produced for Kenya Citizen TV by Smart Farm. Africanfarming.com is only sharing it - we don't hold the copyright. Enjoy! Please…

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