Sheep rearing is practised in different counties of Kenya. Sheep is mainly kept for wool and mutton production. The wool is used for making a variety of products such as clothes and seats. Sheep farming can be carried out intensively or extensively depending on the market demand, capital availability, size of the land and farmers level of agricultural skills.
To earn more money, farmers in the East African nation's rangelands are replacing their local breeds, such as Red Maasai, with Dorper sheep. The Dorper sheep is taking pride of place on farms from Narok to Kajiado, Makueni, Machakos, and parts of the dry northern Kenyan rangelands where sheep farming is predominant, thanks to its ability to withstand the vagaries of climate change.
The sheep Farming business is not only lucrative but it' s very easy to start. This is because the climatic condition in Nigeria is suitable for rearing sheep. Also, rearing sheep isn' t very complicated, if you know the things that should be done then you don' t need much stress in starting the business.
Did you know that you can easily earn upto 40,000 ksh from one Dorper sheep? The Dorper is a breed of domestic sheep that was developed by crossing a Dorset horn and the black head Persian. It has a black head with the rest of it's body white. It is polled ( without horns) and is primarily kept for its quality mutton making it an excellent option for most farmers. The Dorper is a climate smart sheep because it is hardy with ability to tolerate drought. Another excellent adaptation is that it can survive with