Hope for dairy farmers as government sets mechanisms on animal vaccination

The National Government will soon commence engagements with county governments on how to address the issues surrounding vaccination of animals to combat diseases such as foot and mouth. Speaking in Nakuru on Tuesday, Principal Secretary State Department for Livestock Harry Kimtai while admitting that there have been challenges in matters animal vaccination, the PS was categorical that engagement with all the counties will help address the same. According to the PS,the challenge of vaccination in the country has been occasioned by the fact that some counties are doing it while…

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Invest in fodder crop farming this rainy season,dairy farmers told

Dairy farmers in Nakuru County have been challenged to invest in fodder crop farming during this long rains season in order to reduce effects of drought and shortage of feeds during the dry periods that may have impact on the milk production. Speaking at Brookside offices in Nakuru, James Ng’ang’a, Regional Manager in Milk procurement and extension services at Brookside Dairies said that the country has been experiencing seasons of high production and low production in the country due to the feed factor and as such, such measures can help…

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