Animal Husbandry



The Kanni (கன்னி), meaning pure, (also known as the Maiden's Beastmaster) is a rare indigenous South Indian sighthound breed of dog found in the state of Tamil Nadu Their native breeding tract is located around villages in the Tirunelveli and Thoothukudi districts The breed is used mainly for coursing


A hedgehog is any of the spiny mammals of the subfamily Erinaceinae, in the eulipotyphlan family Erinaceidae There are seventeen species of hedgehog in five genera found through parts of Europe, Asia, and Africa, and in New Zealand by introduction There are no hedgehogs native to Australia and no living species native to the Americas


The sugar glider is a small, omnivorous, arboreal, and nocturnal gliding possum belonging to the marsupial infraclass The common name refers to its predilection for sugary foods such as sap and nectar and its ability to glide through the air, much like a flying squirrel They have very similar habits and appearance to the flying squirrel, despite not being closely related—an example of convergent evolution


Ring-necked Pheasant: The common pheasant (Phasianus colchicus) is a bird in the pheasant family (Phasianidae) The genus name comes from Latin phasianus, "pheasant"


Melanistic mutant: This melanistic mutant is a pure breed These large, beautiful pheasants feature an iridescent, greenish-black plumage


The golden pheasant (Chrysolophus pictus), also known as the Chinese pheasant, and rainbow pheasant, is a gamebird of the order Galliformes (gallinaceous birds) and the family Phasianidae (pheasants)


Pineapple Conure is a beautiful variation of the Green Cheek Conure that came into being as a mutation of Cinnamon and Yellow-sided Conure This unique combination gives them a colorful appearance that makes them a popular pet option among bird lovers Their small size is another reason for their popularity


The green-cheeked conure is a little clown, always full of antics These birds love to hang upside-down and clamor along the cage bars, waiting for their owners to play with them Green cheeks are mischief-makers, so keep an eye on your bird at all times


The black-capped conure is one of the smallest of the conure parrots, as well as one of the most distinctive in appearance with its brownish-black crown and scale-patterned neck Black-capped conures can be slightly shy, but once comfortable with their adopted family; they are an inquisitive and loving pet This bird has the notable advantage of being a quieter species than other conures