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Category: Livestock

Calf feeding, housing and hygiene

Feeding calves below six months with silage causes them to have “distended stomachs, which in the long run adversely affects their growth, Calves should be…

Cow comfort equals more milk

The comfort of your cow determines how long it remains healthy and productive. A cow has to move 25,000 litres of blood through its udder…

Types of milk

Did you know that more than 6billion people worldwide consume milk and milk products? However, a large percentage of the total world population suffers from…

Artificial Insemination in Busia County

Artificial Insemination (AI) is strongly taking shape amongst dairy farmers in Busia. Numerous farmers are using the process in breeding exotic cows to close the…

Feed Supplements supplied in Isiolo

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) made a donation of feed supplements for animals in Isiolo County. This comes in light of the drought that…

Over 400,000 animals receive PPR Vaccination

Ovine rinderpest, also commonly known as Peste des Petits Ruminants, is a contagious disease that primarily affects sheep and goats. However, camels and some other…

Student thriving through fish farming

Students across the country battle with managing to keep some money in their pockets whilst searching for higher education. Ken Mwenda, a student getting his…

E-dairying tool

A new online platform to support farmers with livestock breeding information has been launched for Africa dairy stakeholders. Funded through the Bill and Melinda Gates…

Artificial Insemination in Dairy Farming

Artificial Insemination is a rapidly growing way of dairy farmers improving on their herds. Small farmers in Kisii County are not being left behind by…

Fish Cage farming in Lake Victoria

Low fish stock in Lake Victoria has become a blessing in disguise as fish cage farming increases on the lake, that is expected to lead…

Achieving success in dairy production

We can easily double milk production in Kenya from the current 5.2 billion litres to about 9 billion litres by working on our production systems,”…

How to take a dairy farming loan, and what you need to know.

Perhaps you have all the money you need to start your new farm business. If so, good luck. If not, then you will have to…

Dairy farming boost in Taita Taveta

Dairy farming is a large industry across the world and this high demand comes with challenges as well as benefits. However, farmers in Taita Taveta…

Aquaculture to save the future of fish farming

Dr Francis Owino, the secretary of the state department for Fisheries, Aquaculture and Blue Economy shared on Aquaculture recently. He believes that this sector is…

How did these dairy farmers get new machinery?

Dairy farmers in Nyeri County will soon increase the quality and quantity of their milk production due to new machinery. The farmers affiliated with Kieni…