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Friday, April 3, 2020

Dairy

How Stephen Muthui’s dairy farm produces 500 litres of milk every day

Dairy Farming in Rift Valley: Bahati, located in Nakuru County, is an attractive region, with its good weather and rising population making farming one of the most profitable ventures. It is here that Stephen Muthui, a lecturer at Egerton...

How I make my own silage to get Sh. 840,000 from dairy farming monthly

Making Money Dairy Farming: Silas Mwirigi is a professional dairy farmer who is milking millions of shillings from his thriving 15-acre farm-cum-home at Ndaiga location, Laikipia East, just metres away from the Meru-Laikipia counties border. Dr Mwirigi, who is...

Agnes and Philip Murgor: Success secrets behind our 650 acre dairy farm

Best dairy farms in Kenya: Moiben Dairies Limited belongs to former Director of Public Prosecutions Philip Murgor and his wife Agnes, who is a judge of the Court of Appeal. Theirs is a story of ambition, risk-taking and unparalleled optimism...

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...
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