Livestock

5 steps on how to prevent calf scour

Calf scour is a major issue for young calves during the cold period. Calf scours is not a single disease; it is a clinical sign...

How to get rid of cow flies once and for all

Flies tend to be a main problem especially if you live in a humid area where they might be more abundant. They are more...

How To Raise Goats On Your Small Farm

Goats can be a great animal to add to your farm. They're easy to handle and produce lots of delicious and healthful milk as...

How to improve and know your bull’s fertility

Your herd’s genetic potential lies with its herd sires. Making bull fertility a vital component  is important when it comes to cow breeding ....

4 easy ways to increase your sheep’s fertility rate

When there is increase in fertility rate of your sheep’s then the chances of increase in profits plays out on its own. When it...

4 rules on how to rear beef cattle in a small farm

Most people love beef in the country except for the few vegetarians. I personally ate it without the slightest of thought on how beef...

How to treat for internal parasites of cattle.

Internal parasites cause sub clinical effects that are followed by clinical signs. Sub-clinical effects show up as productions losses. The animals don’t look sick...

Hints on feeding livestock to gain weight.

There are three situations where grain might be fed to livestock - as a drought ration, as a supplement to grazing or in lot-feeding. The...

The bull that sold for Sh. 600,000

Weighing in at 1,050kg, a bull heavier than a buffalo was auctioned for Sh. 600,000, equivalent to the price of a Probox car. However,...

Post-Event Review: Bee Keeping Opportunities in Kenya by Christopher Nzuki

Bizna Kenya Group held an agricultural forum on apiculture (bee keeping) on 6th June 2017 at the Nairobi’s Memorial Park. The guest Speakers were...

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Joe Mwaura: How dairy farming saved me from joblessness

Milk farming in Kenya: When he joined Thika Technical Training Institute to study electrical engineering in 2000, Joe Mwaura knew he had to work...

Why you should keep pigs instead of goats

Personally i don't like pigs but  when it comes down to agribusiness they are my 'first love'. They offer much in terms of management...

Making money from pig farming on a low budget

Pigs literally bring home the bacon. However, for them to do so farmers need to ensure they are fed a balanced diet. How can a...