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Want healthy herd? Keep them far from swamps

SMART HARVEST

Last week, I went to Rift Valley and made an interesting observation on the grazing behaviour of many livestock farmers. Due to the drought conditions and feed scarcity, they are allowing their cattle to feed near swamps.

Want healthy herd? Keep them far from swamps

By Dr Othieno Joseph | 4 years ago

That Difficult Decision for a Farmer –"Getting Rid of a Dairy Animal"

That Difficult Decision for a Farmer –"Getting Rid of a Dairy Animal"

There comes a time when a farmer has to get rid of an otherwise productive dairy animal. It is a difficult decision but there are health conditions that dictate you get rid of a dairy animal through safe disposal or at a throw away price.

Dr Othieno Joseph | 4 years ago

Keep clean farm records to ensure better returns

On every farm there are hourly, daily, weekly, monthly or even annual events that happen and need documentation. These events form the farm story - a narrative whose analysis can give direction to a success harbour.

Dr Othieno Joseph | 4 years ago

Yes, you can determine the age of cattle by checking their teeth

How they are arranged, time of eruption and when the milk teeth give way to permanent ones differ from species to species.

Dr Othieno Joseph | 4 years ago

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