Merino Sheep

By Rufas Chege The Merino is one of the most historically relevant and economically influential breeds of sheep, much prized for its wool. The breed originated and improved in Extremadura, in southwestern Spain, around the 12th century; it was instrumental in the economic development of 15th and 16th century Spain, which held a monopoly on […]

Beef Raring.

By Rufas Chege Beef farming in Kenya is an age-old practice that was originally left for pastoralists. It involves breeding & raising cattle for meat. This is different from dairy farming where the cattle are reared for milk. The big guns in the exportation of meat worldwide are Argentina, New Zealand, and Australia. European countries, […]

Layers

By Rufas Chege Layer Poultry Farming is a commercial egg production business, where poultry birds are raised for eggs. Layer birds are special breeds of hens, they lay eggs till the age of 72 to 78 weeks. Layer birds start laying eggs from the age of 18 to 19 weeks. In layer poultry farming chickens, […]

Poultry Farming.

By Rufas Chege Poultry farming in Kenya is mostly practiced small-scale, and predominantly for domestic consumption. Poultry farming is the raising of domesticated birds such as ducks ,turkeys, chickens, and geese, for the purposes of farming meat or eggs for food. In the advent of frequent food shortages and fluctuating prices, some farmers have embraced […]

Goats

By Rufas Chege Goats are some of the simplest livestock animals to rare and especially if you are not consistent on buying livestock feeds. They are hardy animals and can survive in almost all kinds of climatic conditions as long as there are shrubs to feed on. Goat farming in Kenya for meat or milk- […]

Rabbit Farming.

By Rufas Chege Rabbit farming is one of agricultural activities in Kenya that has not been fully embraced despite rabbit meat being one of the best source of protein and healthier than other meats. Rabbit meat contain more protein and less in fat than beef, pork, turkey and even chickens meat. As a result commercial […]

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