Anthrax; Here is all you need to know
By Dr Joseph Othieno 05th Jul, 2022
The disease occurs and is fatal in wild and domestic herbivores like antelope, cattle, camel, sheep and goats.


Disease that you must report to State official
By Dr Joseph Othieno 10th Jun, 2022
Notifiable animal diseases refer to a group of diseases, which if they occur or are suspected to occur, must be reported to veterinary authorities.


Disease in sheep that farmers miss to spot
By Dr Joseph Othieno 04th Jun, 2022
While clinical signs may go unnoticed, the economic effects of nasal bot flies may include slow growth rate and poor fleece.


Doc, how can I control ticks on my dairy farm?
By Dr Joseph Othieno 28th May, 2022
Dipping is an expensive operation but is desirable when a large number of cattle are to be treated or when a tick eradication programme is in place.


Why that tiny bee is a big deal in food security
By Dr Joseph Othieno 20th May, 2022
There are more than 20,000 species of bees on the globe. The honey bee is the most important because it is hard work as a pollinator.


When your cow refuses feed and milk levels dip
By Dr Joseph Othieno 13th May, 2022
Overfed animals will show signings of bloat (extended stomach), impaction and indigestion.


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Anthrax; Here is all you need to know
By Dr Joseph Othieno 05th Jul, 2022
The disease occurs and is fatal in wild and domestic herbivores like antelope, cattle, camel, sheep and goats.


How to reduce disease risk
By Dr Watson Messo 05th Jul, 2022
The period between one flock and the next is referred to as ‘downtime’ or ‘turn-around’. We consider everything that had contact with the previous flock to be ‘dirty’ until it is decontaminated.


Fruitful at 80: Mama Tarus Avocado and pineapple orchard
By Lynn Kolongei 05th Jul, 2022
She despises laziness, and nothing bothers her more like an unkempt farm. For this reason the grandmother chose to employ a farm manager and never a house help.


BT Cotton sowing hope to farmers; but where are the seeds?
By John Shilitsa 05th Jul, 2022
AFA introduced BT cotton varieties and farmers liked them because they are early maturing, high yielding and resistant to pests and diseases.


Teen's groundnut idea to outsmart climate change
By Hellen Miseda 05th Jul, 2022
Nikita said they are particularly keen on groundnuts from Turkana because they have been proven to be aflatoxin free.


Farmers found livelihoods farming moringa
By Nanjinia Wamuswa 04th Jul, 2022
Moringa is a hardy plant therefore can survive in dry areas with benefits in economic, social or nutritional and ecological.


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