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Brazilian Viatina-19 enters Guinness World Record as the new world’s most expensive cow

A Brazilian Viatina-19 FIV Mara Movéis, a three-year-old Nelore cow breed has entered Guinness World Records as the most expensive cow ever sold at auction….

This year’s Nairobi Meat Expo exposes challenges by ASAL livestock farmers, proposes mitigation measures

The livestock farmers from Arid and Semi-Arid Lands (ASALs) are some of the first time attendees of this year’s Meat Expo taking place at the…

Investors express an appetite for funding the Kenyan livestock sector despite challenges

Kenya’s vibrant livestock sector, which supports an estimated 25 million livelihoods and contributes 42% to the national agricultural GDP, continues to attract attention from investors…

AWARFA-N Kenya Chapter launched to empower women in animal resource value chains

Kenyan women engaged in the livestock value chain now have a new platform to support and empower them – the African Women in Animal Resources…

Qatar eyes dairy and livestock trade partnership with Kenyan farmers

By Zablon Oyugi Kenyan farmers in the dairy and livestock value chains will soon start benefiting from trade and investment opportunities being explored in the…

Feeds your cow requires for optimum production

By Smart Farmer Writer Cows need a daily supply of all the nutrients required for maintenance and production of milk, meat, growth and pregnancy. This…

Livestock antibiotic use threatens food security in Kenya, study reveals

By Smart Farmer Reporter The use of antibiotics for livestock has formed part of a study in Kenya aimed at investigating technological challenges in development…

How alternative protein sources like insect-based feed and lab-grown meat are impacting animal agriculture

Year by year, decade by decade, the world is ever changing. The global population continues to increase, economic status is rising, thus creating change in…

Kenyan farmers reaping big from rearing Galla goats

The Galla goats are able to survive with little food resources By Zablon Oyugi If you are looking for a livestock farming business in Kenya…

Feed manufacturers and livestock farmers urged to innovate amid rising feed costs

By Joseph Maina Amidst the escalating costs of key components used in feed manufacturing, feed manufacturers and livestock farmers are being encouraged to explore creative…

Livestock-Off-Take Program

Marsabit has begun the awaited Lovestock Off-take programme in efforts to help farmers deal with the major drought. The principal secretary of the State department…