Steps for a Beginner Livestock Farmer to Start In Raising Pigs the Organic Way | Livestock

There’s no doubt that organic vegetables and meat have a lot of health benefits. You can now even buy organic food from your local market or stores which can be expensive. If you don’t want to spend a lot of money buying organic food an alternative is to farm your own organic food.Because of this growing demand of organic food a lot of farmers are turning into organic swine farming. People are need of knowledge on how to go about farming the organic way and are learning about organic farming from seminars, farming classes and articles like this one.Organic farming is linked to the original traditional way of farming where by pigs are raised in open range farms and are allowed to graze on pastures. When pigs are raised the organic way they are allowed to feed on plants, grass and even herbs which have lots of nutrients compared to grain that is processed from factories. As the pigs feed on these plants they are also exposed to the sun and also exercise in the process. From the nutritious plants being exposed to sunlight the swine become more healthy and leaner.The healthy plants that pigs eat are scattered around the pasture. Some of the plants are guava leaves and lemongrass which help the swine produce juicy and tender meat. Other organic diets that can be given to pigs are buckwheat, barley, flax seed and soybeans. This type of organic food also helps in the pigs digestive and immune system. Before your pigs are butchered you can give corn shots which help in sweetening the taste of the meat.When you raise your swine the organic way you help in eliminating the consumption of animal products and antibiotics that can cause certain diseases and illnesses. When de-worming the organic way to can use garlic instead of antibiotics. This way of de-worming also helps in preventing the worms from coming back. Livestock that is de-wormed this way are less prone to getting diseases.And when getting into organic farming you should be prepared to spend some money in buying organic feeds which are more expensive than conventional feeds. But the advantage of that is that you will make back the money when you sell your organic meat to the market.Don’t forget to proper house your livestock by building a secure shelter. To make it comfortable for your pigs can put hay on the floor and make sure you clean the house once a week and give your livestock clean water.

The City Will Witness a Fashion Week With a Purpose, It’s Different This Year | Fashion

“This is a fashion week with a cause” as declared by Mr. Yudhajit Dutta, organizer of the fashion extravaganza called Kolkata fashion and lifestyle week (KFLW). This year the event will have a different story to tell. The most happening fashion and lifestyle week this year has come up with a unique theme and a purpose. Truly the Kolkata fashion and lifestyle week has been responsible both as a platform for Indian fashion trends to project Kolkata as the next fashion capital of India and as an organization for spreading eco-consciousness amongst people.Eco fashion theme of Kolkata fashion and lifestyle week
The year 2010 has been recognized as the UN year of biodiversity. The world is facing an urgent urge to save biodiversity and to preserve our ecology from destruction. Kolkata fashion and lifestyle week thus, has decided to redefine fashion with stylized clothing in natural fibers like jute, cotton, silk and bamboo. With natural fabrics and dyes to set the ramp on fire with its beauty and originality, it is speculated that this fashion and lifestyle week will successfully set eco-fashion trends for the future India. The Kolkata fashion week salutes the weavers and weaves of Bengal and celebrates the traditional fabrics worn here. Participating designers at Kolkata fashion and lifestyle week are expected to create marvels out of natural fabrics, fibers and dyes.This year KFLW will open with the lines of Narendra Kumar created exclusively for the fashion week. The week will showcase JJ Valaya collection at the finale. Prominent fashion designer’s eco-creations including JJ Valaya, Rocky S., Neeta Lulla, Satya Paul, Anita Dongre, Dev r Nil, Rina Dhaka, Abhishek Dutta will adorn the ramp of Kolkata fashion event this year. Kolkata fashion salutes the doyens of both Kolkata and national designers along with promoting fashion industry as a creative canvas for both budding designers and established designers. KFLW also promotes a unique concept of using this event as the stage to raise consciousness through fashion.Remarkably, in the year 2009, the Kolkata fashion and lifestyle launched their fashion collection with the theme of “earth couture”. The year saw magnificent artwork on clothes with natural fabrics by some of the renowned designers of India. This year again this fashion and lifestyle week is playing with the theme of “eco-fashion”. This is an innovative way for raising eco-consciousness on behalf of the fashion world of Kolkata. Notably, the earlier sessions of KFLW has not been that huge a success. Therefore, the organizers this time are keeping no stone unturned for slip in mistakes or failures. The stage for this year’s fashion and lifestyle week thus seems ready to welcome a refreshing change in the traditional fashion of Bengal with natural fibers and dyes.The fashionable population of Kolkata is expecting to see an amalgamation of different Indian styles and traditions created out of natural fibers of Bengal. It is now just a matter of time before a new trend is set in Indian fashion. With the hot summers approaching, eco-fashion is an acceptable theme. Thus i hope that people will welcome this new theme with all open heart and we are going to witness a great show this year.