Swine ebola reston virus

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  Ebola reston virus was discovered in Reston, Virginia USA but the virus itself originated in the Philippines.Accordingly,  a  monkey farm from the Philippines exported monkeys to a Laboratory in Reston, Virginia USA. Some monkeys from this shipment dies and infects other cages this caught their attention and later on they have isolated an ebola virus which is has low pathogenicity and called it Ebola reston virus.After almost 2 decades Ebola reston virus was discovered in pigs and this is the first time it crossed to swine.So far, there are no records of infection from swine to human… so technically it considered non-zoonotic to man.  We don’t need to panic. Just buy from reputable markets for all your pork needs. For other swine related topic go to www.pinoyagribusiness.com   

Quail Production – Quail Raising

Quail Raising

If you live near San Rafael and San Ildelfonso Bulacan you could find some backyard quail raisers. According to them pugo raising started in San Rafael and it’s spread throughout the Bulacan area.

Many are enticed to venture in this business because you need only a small space and capital to start. And everyday your income is tangible once it started to lay.

Here are the most common breeds of quail in the Philippines:

Japanese Seattle

Japanese Taiwan




Price of stock:

The price of the quail would range from 7 pesos to 30 pesos. One farmer told me around 2 years ago he bought the quail for 7 pesos each and the quail is around 90% all female. Continue reading “Quail Production – Quail Raising”