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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...

This is what you need to make money in poultry farming

Poultry Farming Kenya: BY OKUTA NGURA: For you to succeed and make money, there are several steps you must take. Poultry farming Kenya: The steps: We have listed them here to guide you 1. Housing system: This is a very important factor you...

Top 8 cattle diseases in Kenya: Causes, symptoms and prevention

Cattle diseases in Kenya are a big block in the success of any dairy farm. While dairy farming is one of the best lucrative agribusiness venture in Kenya today, many disease and pest hazards have still kept several dairy...

The 4,000 acre farm in Nakuru where Uhuru keeps over 1,000 animals

Gicheha Farm: Unknown to many people, President Uhuru Kenyatta is owner of the expansive Gicheha Farm which is located a kilometre off Nakuru — Eldoret highway. According to a report that appeared in Kenya's leading daily newspaper, Daily Nation, President...

How my watermelon farming dream ended in tears and losses

Watermelon business in Kenya: This feature on the challenges of farming watermelons was first published in the Smart Harvest journal: Six years ago, Mr Zacharia Onchuri packed his bags and left his home in Sotik to pursue a new...

The animal feeds business that makes Sh. 1.6 million monthly

Animal Feeds Business: Simon Ngugi confesses that when he ventured into the animal feeds business about four years ago he knew very little about the industry. Today, he has carved a niche in the feeds business and is making it...

List of ready markets for your poultry products and their prices

Poultry Market in Kenya: Poultry farming is the A game in Agribusiness. With the insatiable demand for poultry meat and products, finding a ready market is easy. The only reason you invested in poultry farming is to sell and...

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...

A checklist for keeping your cows healthy

The behaviour of a cow signals its health status. Here is a checklist to guide you so that you can respond to management, veterinary and nutritional adjustments of a cow. Alertness: A healthy cow should be alert with full stomach...

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...
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