For many farmers in Kenya buying dairy feeds is usually an expensive task. We went out and researched and came up with a list that has worked for many farmers in Uasin Gishu county. This dairy feed formula will enable you to make your own quality dairy feed at an affordable price of Ksh 1400.
Point to note: If you mix the ingredients well you will even get better quality feeds than in the market.
|AMOUNT IN KGS||INGREDIENT||WHERE TO FIND|
|5 Kgs||Cotton seed cake||Millers|
|5 Kgs||Wheat Pollard||Millers|
|10 Kgs||Maize Flour||Millers or Homemade|
|15 Kgs||Rice bran||Rice Factory|
|18 Kgs||Wheat Bran||Millers|
|15 Kgs||Maize Germ||Millers|
|1 Kg||Unga High Phosphorous||Agrovet|
|1 Kg||Stock lime||Agrovet|
TOTAL= 70 Kgs
There are also certain local dairy feed businesses in Kenya that sell the above at a wholesale price.
NB: Dairy feed formulation should be done with caution and according to your cows’ needs. Please do thorough research before mixing feed on your own.