Useful links to reference books and materials, either on-line or downloadable
We cannot cover everything but we have listed here some of the more useful links which we have found valuable. We hope you find them of use.
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Village chickens - some useful sources:
Basic animal production and health care
- The FAO's
Manual for the Primary Animal Health Care Worker (1994)
- The Swedish Cooperative Centre's books:
Goat Keeping (PDF documents):
Pig Keeping (PDF documents):
- Network for Smallholder Poultry Development:
- The book "Where There is No Vet" by Bill Forse, 1999. ISBN
0-333-58899-1. We do not have a link to the book but we do have
Smallholder dairy production
- The manual
Feeding dairy cattle in East Africa
(Download PDF 1.3 MB)
is a 95 page book produced by the East Africa Dairy Development Project.
It attempts to synthesize and simplify information on feeding dairy cows
for the farmer, extension worker and student. It has been designed to be
particularly applicable to the East African region.
Background information for Malawi