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AGRICULTURE

Enjoy Daily 200 Litres of Milk With These Four Dairy Cattle Breeds

Talking of Dairy farming, some farmers got it right while others regretted for having entered into the business.Good news is you have not to worry,you need to have an understanding on the climate and the demands of these dairy cows.You just can't buy a dairy cow without investing in it i.e on food,medication and general management of the cattle. Improved Holstein breed reared in Kenya Holstein/Freisian breed is one of the known breeds in Kenya.This breed was first developed in Northen parts of Netherlands.It

  1 year ago ago
Enjoy Daily 200 Litres of Milk With These Four Dairy Cattle Breeds

ECONOMY-FINANCE

In Your Region, These Are The Best Dairy Cow Breeds to Keep.

Before you start dairy farming, it's a good idea to learn about the best dairy cow breed for your area. The breeds listed below are some of the best to keep in Kenya for future profitability. Friesian. These dairy cows are typically huge and have the classic pied coat pattern (black and white).

  1 month ago ago
In Your Region, These Are The Best Dairy Cow Breeds to Keep.

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Management Practises That Improve Milk Production

production in the society is decreasing day by day which is a major problem affecting the society at large and even the Kenyan economy. There many ways in which we can improve milk production and its through selecting good animals on the basis of the yields like the Frisian whose origin is in dutch province Holland and the female weighs 580kgs and coat is black and white .There are also other variety of milk production like jersey,Brown swiss cattle,Ayrshire and also Guernsey.

  3 months ago ago
Management Practises That Improve Milk Production

CULTURE

The History Behind Donholm and the Man who Named it

Watu wa doni, do you know how your place used to be?No!Relax, I'll show you how it came through and the passionate guy behind the name. It was a 4600 acre farm around 1930 which occupied the land from the city stadium all the way to where the current Donholm estate his.

  6 months ago ago
The History Behind Donholm and the Man who Named it

AGRICULTURE

How to be a dairy farming millionaire

Dairy farming refers to the animals kept on the farm for the purpose of milk production. Good thing about dairy farming is that milk is a product which is consumed by almost everybody. Those who don't consume milk often consume the milk products like cheese, yorghurt and other items i.e cakes in which one of the important ingredients is milk. To begin with, dairy farming is not an easy undertaking as it will involve a substantial capital outlay and very high maintenance costs coupled with feeding costs. However,

  1 year ago ago
How to be a dairy farming millionaire

SOCIETY

A Man Arrested In Litein For Stealing His Uncle Cow And Trying To Sell It In Local Livestock Market

Ayrshire cow.Photo/Internet. A man has been arrested in Litein township by police officers for stealing a cow in the neighbouring Konoin sub county in Bomet. A middle aged man Victor Kipbett was found trying to sell an ashyire cow at Litein livestock market. Confirmed source who talked to this opera news writer,says that the owner of the cow went to the cowshed in the morning but found his cow missing.

  4 months ago ago
A Man Arrested In Litein For Stealing His Uncle Cow And Trying To Sell It In Local Livestock Market

AGRICULTURE

Three Best Cow Breeds For Milk

Most kenyans are farmers .All of them look to be successful in there dairy business but they dont know the type of bread they need. Its important to know the bread you want as a farmer if you want a successful dairy business. Here is a list of the best cow breads in terms of milk 1. Friesian breed This type of bread is black and white in colour and has short horns .It produces around 60 litres of milk per day .This makes the farmer at a better position in terms of sales . In addition,this bread has a low bu

  1 year ago ago
Three Best Cow Breeds For Milk

FOOD

Cow Breeds to Keep to Give You 100 Litres Of Milk Per Day

Dairy Farming has become one of the profitable business in Kenya today. Keeping Cows for milk has become a business to many people day. One litre of milk goes for 40 to 60 Kenyan Shilling. Here are the type of breed you should keep to give you a high yield of milk. The Friesian breed - These is one of the best breed to keep if you high production of milk. It can produce around 50-60 litres per day if well fed. It has a black and white haired coat and can weight between 500-550kg. The Ayrshire breed -The milk

  11 months ago ago
Cow Breeds to Keep to Give You 100 Litres Of Milk Per Day

PET-ANIMALS

The Six Most Profitable Dairy Breeds Of Cattle In Kenya

Did you know there are over 800 breeds of cows recognized globally? And even though there are a large number of cattle breeds, there are only a few breeds that specialize in milk production. Dairy cattle are those breeds that produce larger volumes of milk for a longer period of time than other cows. In Kenya today, there are 6 main breeds of Dairy cattle. The most common dairy breeds are Holstein Friesian, Ayrshire, Jersey, Brown Swiss, Guernsey, and Milking Shorthorn. A farmer- depending on his unique situation

  1 year ago ago
The Six Most Profitable Dairy Breeds Of Cattle In Kenya

FOOD

Best dairy breeds that can lead to high production of milk

They are many farmers in the country who practise rearing of of different breeds ,others keep production if milk termed as dairy breeds and others for meat production , however due to small piece of land among other farmers ,there can Decide to keep dairy breeds for production of milk and in this ,they need the best breeds that can have high production in milk . The breed from highest production include; 1 . Holstein Friesian cattle . Originate in North Holland and friesland ,the breed is white and black in

  1 year ago ago
Best dairy breeds that can lead to high production of milk

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Why Small Scale Dairy Farmers in Kenya should shift to selecting Ayrshire Breeds for Dairy Farming

Small scale dairy farmers in Kenya have long suffered from the challenges brought about by the losses due to poor selection of their dairy stock. Here are the good news for them. Ayrshire is the best dairy breed for the small scale farmers. It is easily identified by its red and white color. This breed is the best for selection in regard to its adaptive characteristics and the productivity level. From research, the breed is also highly resistant to diseases brought about by parasites compared to other dairy

  10 months ago ago
Why Small Scale Dairy Farmers in Kenya should shift to selecting Ayrshire Breeds for Dairy Farming

AGRICULTURE

Boost your dairy cow's milk production!!

A lot of farmers who have ventured into dairy farming mostly get little to medium litres of milk on a daily basis be it small scale or large scale dairy farming which due overtime can be discouraging. What you dont know is that you can improve the milk production and get upto 60 litres in your small scale dairy farming venture. The most popular dairy farming cow is Friesian which with no doubt produces more milk compared to the other breeds Jersey, Ayrshire and Guernsey breeds. Its proven worldwide a cow that

  1 year ago ago
Boost your dairy cow's milk production!!

AGRICULTURE

A potential investment that can earn you millions

Dairy farming is the activity of keeping dairy animals with the aim of producing milk for domestic or commercial purposes. It is a world-wide farming activity carried out on small scale or large scale. Milk can be consumed directly or processed and obtain various products like butter and cheese among other products.  We have avariety of dairy animals breed which are classified into exotic and indigenous breeds. The exotic ones incude: Friesian, Ayrshire, Guernsey and Jersey while indigenous are Zebu, Boran

  1 year ago ago
A potential investment that can earn you millions

AGRICULTURE

Are You Agribusiness Minded? See how Dairy Farming can Make You Rich in Africa

In the first place you have to find out about the best breeds for high milk production capacity in conjunction with the merits and bottlenecks that come along with this kind of farming. One major disadvantage of dairy farming is milk production that comes as a result of your mistakes as a farmer. These mistakes include inadequate feeding of the cow, poor health management and poor breeding management that lead to long calving intervals. Among these three production systems of zero grazing,semi zero grazing and

  1 year ago ago
Are You Agribusiness Minded? See how Dairy Farming can Make You Rich in Africa

AGRICULTURE

Dairy Cow Breeds That Can Turn You into A Millionaire in A Short Time as A Farmer In Kenya

Agribusiness in Kenya is one of the best ventures that can turn you into a millionaire within a short period of time. To be the best daily farmer, all you need is to choose the right breed based on the place you are in. know your market by doing good market analysis and be sure you will get the right profit. Here are 3 daily cow breeds that can turn you into a millionaire in a short time. 1. Holstein-Friesian Holsteins produce the highest volumes of milk. Interestingly, the Holstein’s spots are like fingerprints,

  1 year ago ago
Dairy Cow Breeds That Can Turn You into A Millionaire in A Short Time as A Farmer In Kenya

CRIME

Alarm as Unknown People Kill, Chop Off Cow Tits

Residents of Keiyo North, Elgeyo Marakwet County are disturbed after unknown people killed and chopped off their cows’ udders. The gruesome killings of cows have been happening in Emsoo and Kapchemutwa areas for the last three years, according to residents. They are now linking the bizarre occurrences to sorcery and witchcraft. On May 10, residents of Kapsogong village woke up to a rude shock after a farmer found her Ayrshire dairy cow dead and its udder chopped off. According to Lilian Kosgei, the owner of

  1 year ago ago
Alarm as Unknown People Kill, Chop Off Cow Tits