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Livestock

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Main features of a successful livestock auction. September 1992. Craig K. . CARDI Factsheet AP-F/34-92. [St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago]: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute

Dairy cattle management: calf care from birth to weaning. October 2006. Hosein A and Gibson N. CARDI Factsheet TT/002/06. St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute.
Produced with the financial assistance of Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA). More

Dairy cattle management: a guide to good milking management. October 2006. Hosein A and Gibson N. CARDI Factsheet TT/002/06. St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute.
Produced with the financial assistance of Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA). More

Dairy cattle management: heat detection for improved breeding management. October 2006. Hosein A and Gibson N. CARDI Factsheet TT/004/06. St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute
Produced with the financial assistance of Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA). More

Do you know when your cow is in heat? [1980]. CARDI Factsheet AP-F/9.80. [St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago]: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute
Reprinted March 1992.

Johne’s disease – what you need to know. [2004]. John M and Diptee M. CARDI Factsheet TT/005/04. St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute. More

Macro-mineral requirements of cattle. June 1994. Proverbs G. CARDI Factsheet AP-F/39.94. [St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago]: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute

Trace minerals for cattle. November 1995. Proverbs G and Asiedu F. CARDI Factsheet AP-F/40.95. [St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago]: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute

Vitamins A, D and E for cattle. June 1994. Proverbs G A and Asiedu F H. CARDI Factsheet AP-F/35.94. [St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago]: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute

Blue pea: a vigorous forage legume for the Caribbean. April 1985. CARDI Factsheet AP-F/13-85. Antigua: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute.   More

Caribbean Hamata (Mother Segel): the key forage legume for pasture development on droughty shallow soils in the Caribbean. April 1985. CARDI Factsheet AP-F/14-85. Antigua: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute.   More

Control of the fall armyworm(an important pest of forage sorghum and corn in Barbados). May 1989. Gibbs I. CARDI Factsheet PP/F-6.89. [Barbados]: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute.
Reprinted May 1992.

Cut & carry feeding system: an improved management system for small livestock farmers. February 1986. Clarke B A, Robin G and Clarke A P. CARDI Factsheet AP-F/19.86. [St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago]: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute.   More

Directions for making and feeding molasses-urea feed blocks. June 1994. Asiedu F H, Fearon A L, Hosein A A and Barnes R. CARDI Factsheet AP-F/37.94. [St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago]: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute.   More

Feed terms defined. June 1994. Proverbs G A and Asiedu F H. CARDI Factsheet AP-F/38.94. [St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago]: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute.   More

Glycine a persistent productive forage legume for drier parts of the Caribbean. November 1992. Proverbs G A and Quintyne, R C. CARDI Factsheet AP-F/15-85. [St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago]: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute.
Revised edition   More

Grasses for improved pasture on coastal clay soils of Guyana. July 1996. Cumberbatch N, Macoon B, Seaton J and Haynes A. CARDI Factsheet FS03 96RP3. St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute

Growing forage legumes. September 1986. Ahmed, B. CARDI Factsheet AP-F/21.86. [St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago]: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute.   More

A guide to better pastures. [1983]. Proverbs G A and Quintyne R C. CARDI Factsheet AP-F/8.83. [Barbados]: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute.
Reprinted May 1992

A guide to pasture grasses in the Eastern Caribbean. March 1992. Proverbs G A, Quintyne R C and Paterson R T. CARDI Factsheet AP-F/7.82. [St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago]: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute.
Revised edition  More

A guide to pasture legumes in the Eastern Caribbean. May 1992. Proverbs G A, Quintyne R C and Paterson R T. CARDI Factsheet AP-F/8.82. [St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago]: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute.
Revised edition

Guinea grass (Panicum maximum) seed production. [1985]. Keoghan, J M, Philip P and Proverbs G. CARDI Factsheet AP-F/17-85. [St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago]: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute.
Reprinted February 1988 and April 1992.

Hand hay baler (design and operation). May 1992. Hudson C and Proverbs G A. CARDI Factsheet AP-F/32-92. [Barbados]: Trinidad and Tobago: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute.  More

How to make silage on small farms. June 1994. Asiedu F H, Fearon A L and Barnes R. CARDI Factsheet AP-F/36.94. [St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago]: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute.  More

Improve your pastures: a guide to pasture grasses in Barbados. July 1982. Proverbs G A, Keoghan J M and Quintyne R C. CARDI Factsheet AP-F/7-82. [Barbados]: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute.

Improve your pastures: a sowing guide for grasses and legumes. [1983]. Proverbs G A and Williams J R. CARDI Factsheet AP-F/11-83 . [Barbados]: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute.   Improve your pasture sowing guide for grasses and legumes

Introducing Mulato: an improved forage for the Caribbean. 2008. Gibson N and Hosein A. CARDI Factsheet TT/008/08. St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute. More

Legumes for Jamaican animal production. February 1992. Paterson R. CARDI Factsheet AP-F/30.92. [Barbados]: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute.  Legumes for Jamaican Animal Production

Mexican Macro (Y61) and Siratro: a drought tolerant forage legume for drier parts of the Caribbean. April 1985. CARDI Factsheet AP-F/16-85. [Antigua]: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute

Mulberry – a valuable feed resource. [2004]. John M and Hosein A. CARDI Factsheet TT/008/04. St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute. More.

Producing Elephant Grass for a “cut & carry” system. February 1990. Robin G and Rolle W. CARDI Factsheet AP-F/29.90. [Barbados]: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute. Reprinted November 1992.

Signal grass (Brachiaria decumbens). September 1986. Ahmed, B. CARDI Factsheet AP-F/20.86. [St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago]: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute. Signal Grass

Siratro a drought tolerant forage legume for drier parts of the Caribbean. June 1994. Proverbs G A and Asiedu F H. CARDI Factsheet AP-F/16.93. [St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago]: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute
Revised edition.   Siratro for drier parts of Cbbean

Small farmers: make your own haystack for emergency dry-season forage. [1980]. Keoghan J. CARDI Factsheet AP-F/1.80. [St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago]: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute
Reprinted June 1993.

Some pasture and browse legumes for acid soils in the wetter parts of the Caribbean. April 1987. Ahmed B. CARDI Factsheet AP-F/22-87. [St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago]: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute
Reprinted June 1993

A sowing guide for grass and legume pastures. October 1992. Proverbs G. A and Williams J.R. CARDI Factsheet AP-F/11-83. [Barbados]: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute.
Revised edition

Teramnus (winer/rabbit vine): a persistent pasture legume. November 1992. Proverbs G A and Quintyne R C. CARDI Factsheet AP-F/12-85. [St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago]: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute.
Revised edition.   Teramnus rev Nov 1992

Tree legumes for livestock and crop production. February 1992. Paterson R. CARDI Factsheet AP-F/31.92. [Barbados]: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute
Reprinted June 1993

Winer a promising productive forage legume for Caribbean livestock systems. April 1985. . CARDI Factsheet AP-F/12-85. [Antigua]: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute.  Winer forage legume for Cbbean livestock sys

The boar is half the herd. 1988. Patterson H, Proverbs G A and Quintyne R C. CARDI Factsheet AP-F/23.88. [Barbados]: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute.
Reprinted September 1988 and January 1992

Design for a swine breeding unit. December 1988. Patterson H and Proverbs G. CARDI Factsheet AP-F/25-88. [Barbados]: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute.

Feeding pigs on bananas. December 1988. Proverbs G. CARDI Factsheet AP-F/28.88. [Barbados]: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute.
Reprinted January 1992

Selecting gilts for the breeding herd. 1988. Patterson H, Quintyne R and Proverbs G A. CARDI Factsheet AP-F/24-88. [Barbados]: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute.
Reprinted October 1988 and April 1992.

A design for a poultry barn. [1983]. Proverbs G A and Patterson H C. CARDI Factsheet AP-F/10-83. [Barbados]: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute.
Reprinted March 1992

Managing rabbits for profit: breeding and reproduction. [2005]. Hosein A and Gibson N. CARDI Factsheet TT/009/04. St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute
Produced with the financial assistance of Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA). More

Managing rabbits for profit: feeding and nutrition. [2005]. Hosein A and Gibson N. CARDI Factsheet TT/012/04. St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute
Produced with the financial assistance of Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA). More

Managing rabbits for profit: housing and equipment. [2005]. Hosein A and Gibson N. CARDI Factsheet TT/010/04. St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute
Produced with the financial assistance of Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA).More

Rabbits: diseases and their control. [1980]. Proverbs G and Hutson L. CARDI Factsheet AP-F/5-80. [Barbados]: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute.
Reprinted March 1992

Small Ruminants Industry

The small ruminants industry in the Caribbean. September 2000. Asiedu F. Jamaica: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute

 

Diseases

Johne’s disease – what you need to know. [2004]. John M and Diptee M. CARDI Factsheet TT/005/04. St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute

 

Goats

Goat Housing. 1993. Asiedu, F H and Fearon A L. CARDI/TTARP Extension Bulletin No. 7. Jamaica: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute

Guide to goat breeds for the Caribbean. October 2006. John M. CARDI Factsheet TT/005/06. St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute
Produced with the financial assistance of Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA).
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Hanging self-feeder for sheep and goats. December 1988. CARDI Factsheet AP-F/27-88. [St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago]: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute

Housings designs for sheep and goats. December 1988. Patterson H and Proverbs G. CARDI Factsheet AP-F/26-88. [St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago]: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute

Meat goats in the Caribbean. 2009. Fearon A and  Asiedu F. CARDI Factsheet JA/010/09. St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute
Produced with the financial assistance of Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA). More (916KB, pdf)

Principles and practices of feeding goats. 1993. Asiedu, F H, Fearon A L and Barnes, R. CARDI/TTARP Extension Bulletin No. 12. Jamaica: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute

Ration preparation on farm: A guide for goat farmers. 1994. Asiedu, F H, Fearon A L. CARDI/TTARP Extension Bulletin No. 16. Jamaica: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute

 

Sheep

Appropriate sheep housing for Guyana. July 1996. McPherson V. CARDI Factsheet FS04 96RP3. St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute

Commercial feeding of lambs. August 1997. Hosein A and Mungroo N. CARDI Factsheet FS08 97RP3. St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute

Guide to sheep breeds for the Caribbean. October 2006. John M. CARDI Factsheet TT/006/06. St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute
Produced with the financial assistance of Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA).
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Hair sheep management: a feeding guide for breeding ewes. 2008. Hosein A and Gibson N. CARDI Factsheet TT/002/07. St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute. More

Hanging self-feeder for sheep and goats. December 1988. CARDI Factsheet AP-F/27-88. [Barbados]: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute
(Reprinted October 1992)

Housings designs for sheep and goats. December 1988. Patterson H and Proverbs G. CARDI Factsheet AP-F/26-88. [Barbados: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute

Internal parasites in sheep. August 1985. Proverbs G A, King T H and Patterson H C. CARDI Factsheet AP-F/18-85. [Barbados]: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute
(Reprinted March 1989 and June 1993)

Macro-minerals in sheep nutrition. December 2009. Proverbs G A, Asiedu F, Gibson N, Hosein, A and Hosein, A. CARDI Factsheet HQ/023/09. St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute
Produced with the financial assistance of Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA).
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Marketing sheep and lambs. September 1992. Craig K. CARDI Factsheet AP-F/33-92. [St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago]: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute

Nutrition for breeding sheep (with special reference to Guyana). September 1996. McPherson V. CARDI Factsheet FS01 96RP3. St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute

Reducing lamb mortality. [2005]. Hosein A and Gibson N. CARDI Factsheet TT/011/04. St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute
Produced with the financial assistance of Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA).
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Role of macro-minerals in sheep nutrition. March 1995. Proverbs G A, Asiedu F, Gibson N and Hosein, A. CARDI Factsheet AP-F/40.95. [St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago]: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute

Weight tape for sheep. July 1997. Thomas G, Proverbs G and Patterson H. CARDI Factsheet FS07 97RP3. St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute

Fencing. 1993. Asiedu, F H. CARDI/TTARP Extension Bulletin No. 8, Jamaica: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute

Pasture establishment and management. 1993. Asiedu, F H. CARDI/TTARP Extension Bulletin No. 9. Jamaica: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute

 

Ration preparation on farm: A guide for goat farmers. 1994. Asiedu, F H, Fearon A L. CARDI/TTARP Extension Bulletin No. 16. Jamaica: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute

 
 


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