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Tips on how to rear Layers (Poultry)

There are many types of poultry farming in Kenya where one can earn a decent living. Embarking on chicken farming is a good profitable...

Colorful way to rid the farm of harmful insects and pests

One easily spots the “decorations” from miles away, a tell-tale sign of an impending visit to the farm by an important person, or of...
Clockwise,Ms Elizabeth Muriu,Ol Kalou Township with her chicken, Mr Gregory Simiyu demonstrates the size of a maize cob at a plot, lastly in Machakos County Mr Evans Kyalo showing his tomatoes

Fertiliser for plants and animals that works wonders

Ever heard of a fertiliser that is administered to both animals and plants? Well, a foliar fertiliser, which originates from Malaysia, is causing plenty...

Worrying levels of Aflatoxin

Aflatoxin prevalence is so acute in Kenya that some major industries would be forced to shut down, if international standards were to be strictly...

Want to sell to Farmers Choice? Here’s what you need to do

Have healthy pigs (fit for human consumption), which should be free from disease and originate from disease-free areas. Observe 28 days withdrawal period...

Tilapia virus disease

Once thought to be disease-resistant, tilapia is being ravaged by a new virus that has seen a big decline in its population in Egypt...

METHIONINE, INDISPENSABLE IN POULTRY FEEDS

Poultry diet has enhanced a lot over the years. Though there are improvements made on the dietetic features, a lot many nutritional problems are...

Vital tips from urban dairy farmer’s success

for the rest of the month and year and tell mAs we drive on the dirt road off Kiminini shopping centre, in Trans Nzoia...

NEW PHONE APP GUIDES PASTORALISTS TO GREEN PASTURES AND WATER.

Afriscout – a revolutionary phone application for pastoralists to find pasture and water using the power of satellite and mobile technology has been  launched...

Cassava peels as livestock fodder

Cassava is gaining serious recognition these days. Aside from being food for humans and a possible alternative to maize as an industrial crop for...
Pig farming

How Sh3,500 found on road turned around a pig breeding project

Five years ago, Joseph Kariuki was a troubled farmer to the point of wanting to give up his dream project of pig breeding. It...

Keeping bees can greatly boost crop production

Mention the word bee, and it brings images of sweet honey or the painful sting associated with the hardworking insect. But only few recognize the...

Step by step how to keep layers

Keeping layers is a lucrative business. A minimum of 300 layers, experts say, is the least number one should keep to make good commercial...

Egg hatching turns into money spinner for medic

T he nurse, who quit his job to try his hand at agribusiness, is now raking in Ksh120,000 monthly from hatching chickens. All Mr...

New pig genetics and AI services introduced

As demand for pork rises in the country, pig farming is gaining popularity owing to its low capital requirements and high returns. Farmers Choice...