Rear healthy productive pigs that will give you good income

Every new born baby requires good care for their comfort. They require nice warm rooms, clean beds to sleep, clean nappies every few hours, milk to feed on whenever they need it. The same applies to piglets. In order to maximize performance of piglets for successful weaning, it is important to note and adhere to the following tips. Read more about Rear healthy productive pigs that will give you good income

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Control onion diseases for more yields

Onions grow well under many different conditions. But when grown in the rainy season, onions have a greater chance of contracting diseases. Onions get more diseases in warm humid weather and your onions are more likely to get infected in the parts of your field where there is water logging. Read more about Control onion diseases for more yields

How to register your dairy cows with the KSB

To upgrade your dairy cows, you have to apply for registration with the Kenya Livestock Breeders Organization (KLBO). We provide the registration process below:

• The dairy farmer or company fills the Kenya Stud Book application form, which gives details on the breed of livestock kept, your contacts, physical location of the farm. Read more about How to register your dairy cows with the KSB

Fish require quality feed for healthy growth

Most communities in Kenya enjoy eating fish. It is an important source of animal protein. Fish provides food, generates income and remains a crucial part of many rural livelihoods especially those living in the Western and coastal regions of Kenya and even parts of central Kenya where many farmers have put up fish ponds. Read more about Fish require quality feed for healthy growth

Care for your calf for good milk production

A calf is your future cow. If well fed it will grow into a healthy high milk yielding dairy cow that will give you a good income. It is very important for a dairy farmer to consider three key issues to raise the desired number of productive future members of their dairy herd. Read more about Care for your calf for good milk production

Know the best time to inseminate your cow

Timely service of a cow on heat determines the success of conception and ensures that a cow’s calving cycle is attained, which is good for the productivity of dairy cows. Most farmers serve their dairy cows too early or even too late, resulting in failed conception. Read more about Know the best time to inseminate your cow

Adopt push-pull farming technology for multiple benefits

Over the years, push–pull farming technology has been addressing critical concerns of small holder cereal and livestock farmers. These farmers face many challenges including poor soils, managing pressure of pests and striga parasitic weeds (nicknamed the witch weed), poor yields, and low milk production due to shortage of high-quality livestock fodder. Read more about Adopt push-pull farming technology for multiple benefits

Improved green grams hold hope for farmers

For a very long time, farmers have been complaining of the rapid reduction in green grams yields. But now a group of farmers is smiling all the way to the bank. Research institutes like KALRO have been working tirelessly to ensure farmers have green gram varieties with much higher yields than the local green gram varieties. Read more about Improved green grams hold hope for farmers

Protect crops against pests and diseases naturally

Chemicals are easy to use as protection against pests and diseases but they cause great harm to humans, animals, beneficial organisms and the environment. Natural crop protection methods are safer and cheaper for farmers. Read more about Protect crops against pests and diseases naturally

Take good care of seedlings to grow into maturity

Young seedlings of trees or vegetables need great care to ensure they grow into strong and healthy trees and crops. Read more about Take good care of seedlings to grow into maturity

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