The Cock and Bull Story of Kerala’s Cattle-Development Policy – Part 1

Men are generally more troublesome than women. Males are more prone to aggression, boisterousness, crime and violence. They are also more difficult to control. Men also tend to eat/consume more than women and as such are more expensive to maintain. Putting these facts together and adding on the cost-benefit analysis too, it will be safe to assume that men drain the exchequer. In the current scenario of food shortage and…

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The cock and bull story of Kerala’s cattle-development policy – Part 2

Matured kasargod dwarf bull with small horns. Single black uniform color

This article is continuation of The cock and bull story of Kerala’s cattle-development policy Brazil has turned to the traditional Indian way of cattle rearing, after a lot of research. 80% of their cattle comprise of Indian Breeds. They also favour natural breeding using bulls, let cattle graze instead of stall feeding ,as this found to be the most effective way of rearing. Vechur Cows contaminated with Jersey and Swiss Brown…

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Should I buy a Indian Cow or a Modern High Milk yielding Dairy Cow

Kasaragod Dwarf average size udder

Are Modern Dairy Cows Really Profitable and Sustainable Before I start just wanted to share a understanding. most Indians are generally smaller than western people because of climatic condition(cooler climate makes things big). Click here to just read on Milk So it is believed many years back some cows migrated to western parts of world. So they may be good there. but in India they are useless and non sustainable. The…

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Why you should avoid A1 Milk of Western breeds and Hybrid Cows

3 months old kasargod bull with visible hump

A recent study comparing Beta casein protein prevalence in Milk in different cattle breeds across the world revealed that indigenous Indian cow, buffalo, goat breeds produce A2 Beta casein Proteins, whereas the breeds which are mostly prevalent in Europe, Australia and the Americas carry genes that produce A1 Beta casein proteins in their Milk. Beta Casein in Hybrid and Genetically Modified Cows The question arises, “What is beta Casein and…

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Control Flies and other Pest using Cow Dung Cake Smoke

dried cow dung and burning coconut husk

With the advent of Monsoon, the ever so notorious flies throng in large numbers disturbing peace not just for us humans but also for Cattle. They don’t just fly around and spread filth; they bite and suck blood, acting as vectors; spreading diseases and lay eggs that turn to flesh eating maggots. Cattle have a distinct smell and flies get attracted to it. Three main attack prone areas are the…

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