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Processors have cut the price of raw milk by Sh3 a litre as the market responds to a steep rise in production but retail prices remain unchanged. The move has upset farmers currently grappling with high cost of production resulting from increased cost of feeds, with some expected to earn as low as Sh26 per…
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In many nations of the world, the agric sector has been proven to be one of the major income generators. As a matter of fact, no nation can survive without a vibrant agric sector or putting in place a provision for the importation of food for its citizens. So as an entrepreneur if you are…
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Living place or house of cattle is simply known as cattle housing. Good housing is required for raising cattle. Because suitable housing is needed for keeping the cattle safe from storm, rain, sun, hot temperature, excessive cold climate and other adverse weather conditions. The cattle also need to be kept inside the house if you…
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A Dutch company is set to debut the world’s first floating dairy farm near Amsterdam. A high-tech, multilevel facility will soon be floating in the water in Rotterdam, located roughly 50 miles outside of Amsterdam. Minke van Wingerden, a partner at the property development companyBeladon, told Business Insider that the 89-by-89 foot farm will produce…
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The increasing human population is leading to increased land pressure. Consequently the smaller land sizes cannot support dairy cattle, making the dairy goat a better option. As a nation by promoting dairy goat’s production we will be addressing the millennium development goals of Alleviating extreme poverty and hunger. Goats are a good pathway out of…
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The following is the recommended housing plan for a small scale zero grazing unit. The cubicle of a dairy cow shed has three distinct areas: The resting and sleeping cubicle or compartment The cattle walking or manure places The cattle forage, feeding and watering place The resting and sleeping cubicle or compartment Each animal has…
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The consequences, especially with a herbicide, can be costly. Apply too much and the crop may be damaged or suppressed; apply too little, and weeds may be inadequately controlled. Using more than is necessary is also a waste of expensive product When calibrating the boom sprayer , first carry out the necessary calculations and adjustments…
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In dairy farming, conservation of forages must be embraced for high production. Forages are commonly conserved in the form of hay or silage. A majority of Kenyan farmers, however, avoid venturing into either haymaking or silage making, owing to high capital expense, but many of these farmers have sufficient machinery at hand to do both…
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Kisumu Governor Anyang’ Nyong’o was rushed to the Aga Khan hospital in Kisumu where he has been admitted after falling ill while attending the installation of Archbishop Philip Anyolo. Reports indicate that the Governor started feeling uncomfortable at the function and was feeling dizzy when he was brought to the hospital. “He was feeling dizzy…
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Many dairy farmers have raised inquiries concerning the most effective practices for a profitable zero-grazing enterprise. Dairy farmers ought to perceive that zero-grazing is different from zero feeding. Many farmers have incurred huge prices in putting in place zero-grazing enterprises however have ended up failing miserably. Influential leaders haven’t been spared either. And all this…

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