27.7 C
Kenya
Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Dairy

Dairy farm where Gladys Boss Shollei keeps hundreds of pedigree cattle

Gladys Boss Shollei, the former Chief Registrar at the Judiciary and the current Uasin Gishu Woman Rep has taken dairy farming by storm. At her farm which is situated at Plateau in Uasin Gishu County, Ms. Shollei keeps hundreds of...

Key things you must consider when feeding your dairy cows

Dairy Feeding Program: The objective of feeding dairy cows should be to attain a high level of milk production. Roughages alone cannot provide all the required nutrients, especially in early lactation. Concentrates are therefore included to supplement roughages. Milk production...

Former top athlete who built multi-million dairy farm, real estate

Dairy Farming in North Rift: Former 5,000m   world record holder Moses Kiptanui has transformed himself from an athlete to an astute milk producer in the North Rift and big time real estate owner. He produces over 500 litres of milk...

How my farm became one of the most successful dairy farms in Kenya

Most successful dairy farms in Kenya: Just before the Meru-Isiolo junction is a perimeter fence with iron sheets painted green and written in bold, “Gakurine Farm, Vision 2030 Compliant”. It is one of the most successful dairy farms in...

How ex-matatu driver makes Sh. 800,000 monthly from his dairy farm

Dairy Farms in Kenya: This feature was first published by the Saturday Nation: Gita Farm hosts 74 dairy cows. This dairy farm is owned by Evans Gitau, who is a former tout and matatu driver. A majority of the...

I started dairy farming with Sh. 10,000, now I own a multi-million dairy farm

Dairy Farm Kenya: With only Sh. 10,000 and eager to venture into dairy farming, life looked rather bleak for Peter Njoroge. That was in 1992. But the inadequate capital to establish a dairy enterprise did not deter the 57-year-old from...

How my cows produce 50 litres of milk each, heifers cost Sh. 600,000

There are certain dairy farms in Kenya that are doing extremely well. In these dairy farms, cows retail close to Ksh. 1 million with milk production of more than 50 litres per cow. Well, one of these farms is...

Know this before you buy that Friesian or Holsteins dairy cow

Friesian Cows in Kenya:The friesian dairy cows are highly popular in Kenya. But before you buy one, you need to know the following information: BY OTHIENO JOSEPH / THE STANDARD: Ask any farmer which is their preferred dairy breed and...

How my dairy farm produces 4,300 litres of milk per day

Dairy farmers in Kenya: By The Standard: After quitting teaching, a job he had done for six years, George Ngugi Karungo started rearing cows as a hobby. Today, he owns a dairy empire. He started with a stock of 40...

Raw milk prices sink to Sh. 25 as processors sell at Sh. 110 to consumers

Milk prices in Kenya: Dairy farmers in Kenya are suffering as milk processors mint millions from the sale of milk. In the latest blow on farmers, processors have now reduced the price of raw milk to Sh. 25 per litre....
- Advertisement -

Latest News

Mwezi uko kwa kona? How you can get some quick cash easily

Quick Cash Loans Kenya: Is there any other month that seems to take forever to end than January? Most...
- Advertisement -

Loss-making KQ to send employees home

KQ Employees: Loss making national carrier Kenya Airways is set to fire employees in what has been termed as a restructuring move. According to an...

Nairobi landlord slashes rent by Sh. 5,000 as tough economy bites

Rent in Nairobi: In yet another indication of how bad things have gotten, a Nairobi landlord has reduced monthly rent for the year 2020...

Indian descent billionaires who run the business world in Kenya

Indian descent billionaires: The number of Kenyan billionaires continues to grow substantially as economic growth in the country outstrips that of other countries in...

I left good money on the table during a job negotiation

Nelly Movine is the Regional Chief Finance Officer at Jumia, a Pan-African e-commerce firm listed on the New York Stock Exchange. Greatest milestone: My greatest milestone in...