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Category: Dairy Farming

Cow milk tops list of most widely cultivated agricultural product worldwide

Cow milk tops the list of the most widely cultivated agricultural commodity across the world, followed by sugarcane, corn, wheat, and rice, according to a…

Vaccinate your cows to avoid huge losses

If you think education is expensive you should try ignorance, goes the old adage. In animal health, the generic form of this adage states that…

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…

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…

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…

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…

What is Embryo Transfer and why you should use it

ET is a dairy breeding technology where proven genetically superior cows are assisted to produce several calves within a short period. It involves two processes:…

How to keep your cows comfortable

The following tips will help you provide housing that gives your cows maximum comfort. Maximum comfort, translates to savings through increased milk production, reduced in­juries…

Planning your farm for success

We start this agribusiness section with an article, describing what successful entrepreneurs tend to be and do. Here, we look at what is important in…