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What you need to know about cross-breeding chicken

Poultry farmers are now crossing indigenous chicken with commercial hybrid birds (broilers and layers) to produce the so-called ‘improved indigenous chickens’. It is a desperate breeding practice aimed at producing birds that have rapid growth rates, high egg production and...

From 2 cows to Sh. 1 million dairy business

With its udder seemingly about to burst, the dairy cow named Kayole leaves its shed walking in measured steps as if it is in a beauty contest. It stands at a wheelbarrow full of hay on the farm in Naivasha...

Easy maize planting tips for maximum harvest

The long rains season has started, and as expected, it is time for farmers to plant maize – the country’s staple. The first step towards obtaining good maize harvest is ensuring that the farm is well-ploughed and ready for planting....

Obote Randa: how I make Sh. 1.5 million a year from mango farming

In 2002, Richard Randa handed his resignation letter to his employer after 20 years of working in both local and international horticultural firms. A burning desire to start his own horticultural farm drove him to mango farming. Armed with...

John Muthui: How I’ve made losses fish farming the wrong way

It has not been easy for fish farmer John Muthui Mbiriri who ventured into fish farming in mid-2011. For the last two years, he has been struggling to earn money from fish but things have not been working. Mbiriri went...

We make money from selling heifers than milk

The over 10 calves graze leisurely on the 26-acre farm in Siongiroi, Bomet County. A shepherd watches keenly from a distance and then moves close to one of the cows with a small trough filled with dairy meal. The...

Michael Njuguna: from farmhand earning Sh. 60 to a multi-million dairy farmer

Michael Njuguna moves around the quarter-acre dairy farm quietly checking everything, from the footbath, to the milk produced and the cows’ mood. He also checks the animals’ teeth and the colour of their dung as a worker in tow takes...

Former Miss Kenya Cecilia Mwangi’s mother found murdered in chicken house

Former Miss Kenya Cecilia Mwangi’s mother has been found murdered at their Sango Farm in Kitale, Trans Nzoia County. The body of Mrs. Sarah Mwangi, 59, was retrieved from her chicken house on Monday evening, bringing to an end...
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Teachers March salaries: The Teachers Service Commission has announced that teachers will not receive reduced salaries for the month of March. This follows fears that...

Kenya now has 38 confirmed coronavirus cases

Number of Coronavirus Cases Kenya: The number of confirmed cases of coronavirus in Kenya has risen yet again. Today, Kenya has confirmed seven more...