Teacher makes Sh. 40,000 on the side from dairy farming- success story of Simon Mukunu

Teacher makes Sh. 40,000 on the side from dairy farming- success story of Simon Mukunu

Date: May 4, 2015Author: Farmers Trend0 Comments Within a decade, Simon Mukunu has bred and then reared a herd of seven Friesian cows....
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My five cows give me 90litre of milk everyday- success story of Grace Mumbi

My five cows give me 90litre of milk everyday- success story of Grace Mumbi

Date: May 4, 2015Author: Farmers Trend0 Comments Very few dairy farmers can boast of getting 90 litres of milk per day from five...
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MEDILINK ON Brookside Livestock Breeders Show and Sale

MEDILINK ON Brookside Livestock Breeders Show and Sale

Date: June 21, 2013Author: Farmers Trend2 Comments Breeding livestock creates wealth. Ask any livestock farmer and you will know! Please read on… This year,...
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All about hoof trimming a cattle

All about hoof trimming a cattle

Date: May 30, 2016Author: Farmers Trend0 Comments Hoof trimming is a bit tough, rough and delicate – hence the need for training. The...
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Dorper sheep providing to be a superior breed that rekindles sheep rearing in Kenya

Dorper sheep providing to be a superior breed that rekindles sheep rearing in Kenya

Date: May 8, 2015Author: Farmers Trend1 Comment A sheep breed that adapts well to tough climatic conditions and matures faster than the ordinary...
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When his hens offered smaller eggs, farmers got worried. Well he dug up a lot that will make you understand all about egg sizes

When his hens offered smaller eggs, farmers got worried. Well he dug up a lot that will make you understand all about egg sizes

Date: May 4, 2016Author: Farmers Trend0 Comments I had never thought much about what determines the size of a chicken egg until last...
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My broilers weigh six kilos- Success story of Ann Walubengo

My broilers weigh six kilos- Success story of Ann Walubengo

Date: May 26, 2015Author: Farmers Trend1 Comment The roosters at a recent farmers’ exhibition in Nakuru drew crowds. The visitors marvelled at the...
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I Live abroad but my pigs takes care of my Familiy

I Live abroad but my pigs takes care of my Familiy

Date: June 22, 2015Author: Farmers Trend0 Comments A ride on the bumpy murram road from Kolenyo market to Akado village in Seme, Kisumu...
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Pig Farming Booms in Uganda as Pork Consumption Leads in Africa

Pig Farming Booms in Uganda as Pork Consumption Leads in Africa

Date: August 5, 2015Author: Farmers Trend0 Comments Pig farming in Uganda has recently emerged as a lucrative enterprise thanks to a growing demand...
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African Livestock- Realizing the potential of livestock for food security, poverty reduction and the environment

African Livestock- Realizing the potential of livestock for food security, poverty reduction and the environment

Date: August 24, 2015Author: Farmers Trend0 Comments A study published last year indicates the potential for the growth in livestock production and demand...
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Nyando Composite Goat breed promises high yields

Nyando Composite Goat breed promises high yields

Date: June 4, 2015Author: Farmers Trend1 Comment Its copious fur and big ears make it look like half a goat, half a sheep....
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Understanding Dry Cow Therapy

Understanding Dry Cow Therapy

Date: June 22, 2016Author: Farmers Trend0 Comments Introduction Dry cow therapy (DCT) is the treatment of cows at the end of lactation with...
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Why we should give our cows ID cards

Why we should give our cows ID cards

Date: July 5, 2016Author: Farmers Trend0 Comments In Kenya, less than 2 per cent of animals are registered making it hard to make...
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The most profitable Dairy Cow

The most profitable Dairy Cow

Date: October 6, 2016Author: pillainc0 Comments Which breed of dairy cow can produce the largest volumes of milk? And which breed will give...
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Why establishing lucerne crop is a very good investment for the dairy farmer

Why establishing lucerne crop is a very good investment for the dairy farmer

Date: October 13, 2016Author: pillainc0 Comments Lucerne, also known as alfalfa, is the single most important fodder crop that a dairy farmer should...
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Calving- 6 Important Things You Need To Know Before Your Cow Gives Birth

Calving- 6 Important Things You Need To Know Before Your Cow Gives Birth

Calving- 6 Important Things You Need To Know Before Your Cow Gives Birth Before your cow gives birth, there are...
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How To Make More Income With Livestock Farming

How To Make More Income With Livestock Farming

How To Make More Income With Livestock Farming. From history, livestock farming has been a great source of income for...
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The Miracle of Women In Agriculture in Africa

The Miracle of Women In Agriculture in Africa

The Miracle of Women In Agriculture in Africa 5 things you need to know Women have been a driving force-a...
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Cattle Nutrition: Five of the Most Important Nutrients For Your Cattle

Cattle Nutrition: Five of the Most Important Nutrients For Your Cattle

Cattle Nutrition: Five of the Most Important Nutrients For Your Cattle Cattle nutrition is an important quality that determines their...
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