Livestock

Willy Kirwa: learn from me how to get pure profitable breeds from your ordinary cows

Dressed in a white coat, he is standing between wooden stands inside a cow shed. The structure is home to black and white-stripped Friesian...

How to beat the high cost of dairy feeds

Unless ingenious and urgent measures are employed to address the myriad challenges facing the livestock sector, in particularly high cost of feeds, farmers will...

Why green feeds are harmful to your rabbits

Charles Kimenju feeds his rabbits on what looks like very dry grass that one may consider unpalatable to the animals. “This hay is what is...

Breeding method that ensures you get milk all the year round

Inside a wooden pen somewhere in Rongai, on the outskirts of Nairobi, some 15 goats wearing yellow plastic tags that resemble earrings chew hay...

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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...