White vs creamish: The politics of colour of cow milk
By Dr Othieno Joseph 28th Jul, 2021
When milk accumulates in the udder it sends a stimulus that gradually inhibits milk secretion


Why dairy cows need a dry period
By Dr Othieno Joseph 25th Jul, 2021
A dry period refers to the last 60 days or two months of gestation.


Tips: How to care for dairy animals during the cold season
By Dr Othieno Joseph 18th Jul, 2021
Inasmuch as animals can tolerate extreme temperatures, a farmer has a role to play.


Dairy cow diet in the first 100 days
By Dr Othieno Joseph 11th Jul, 2021
To increase palatability, the forage should be of good quality and chopped into 2.6 cm pieces.


Think twice before buying roadside fish
By Dr Othieno Joseph 11th Jul, 2021
According to the law, livestock is only to be sold in a designated place called a livestock market.


How to prevent footrot in your livestock
By Dr Othieno Joseph 28th Jun, 2021
The bacteria that causes footrot is normally present on healthy skin.


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By Anne Atieno 03rd Aug, 2021
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KALRO produces potato varieties with longer shelf life
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The variety matures early, it is highly prolific, cooks faster.


Senegalese plant circular gardens in Green Wall defence against desert
By Thomson Reuters Foundation 02nd Aug, 2021
The project aims to create hundreds of circular gardens that organisers hope will boost food security and reduce regional desertification


How dairy keeping turned to be my best retirement plan
By Kevine Omollo 02nd Aug, 2021
Other expenses include Sh6,000 monthly for the farm helper and Sh150 per week on pesticide spray.


Team wants fishermen in Lake Naivasha reduced
By Antony Gitonga 02nd Aug, 2021
The number of fishermen at Lake Naivasha needs to be reduced to make fishing sustainable.


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