Tag - dairy cows

Manage fewer dairy cows and be more productive

Let's get to the point, milk production is influenced by these main factors; Breeding. Nutrition. Health. Management. The factors above will determine if you will succeed or not. While this might be true, it is not always the case. Getting the most out of your dairy...

How to grow Lucerne for your dairy cows

Lucerne is an awesome source of protein for your dairy cows. Milk yield increases in a short time after using lucerne which makes it one of the best feeds to give your dairy cows. Lucerne is a high yielding legume that can be fed directly...

Boost your milk by feeding Lucerne to your dairy cows

When it comes to affordable alternative protein solutions for your dairy cows, Lucerne (also called Alfalfa) is King! Lucerne provides a huge pack of nutrients (energy, protein, fibre, and minerals) to your dairy cows that are affordable and highly digestible. Lucerne is a high yielding legume...

How to choose a good dairy cow in Kenya

When looking to buy a dairy cow in Kenya, it is essential to consider certain factors that will help you select a good milk-producing cow. This article will guide you on what to look for when choosing a dairy cow. Importance of Choosing the Right Dairy...

Girls benefit from farming after escaping “Cut”

We came across this story via Smart Harvest and we thought it might inspire someone. Check it out below.   In the outskirts of Narok town, lies a safe haven for teenage girls running away from backward cultural practices. This quiet solace — House of Hope Rescue...

New cattle breed brings higher yield to dairy farmers

Todays' story from the media shows a new breed of cow that has been bred for success! A new cattle breed, which matures faster and has high yields compared to others, is causing sensation among farmers. The breed named Fleckvieh was introduced in Kenya four years...