Decisions that have to be made in improving dairy goats breeds are dependent on the objectives of the breeding program. This will revolve around the desired products as determined by consumer trends, environmental factors such as climate, forage resources and social economic factors.
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The benefits of livestock insurance in Kenya have not been felt by farmers because they have not known how the premiums and the payouts are arrived at. Nonetheless, the economic effects expressed through claims settlement and payments to a large extent prove the positive effects of livestock insurance.
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Which is the best dairy cow? This is a question often asked by dairy producers who are searching for the best dairy cow for their farm stock. The answer may appear simple until you make a mistake with the cow you purchase. Many a times have dairymen grieved for walking into a farm, pointing at a cow and making a purchase simply because the cow looked fantastic.
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Unlike local goats, dairy goats are bred for milk production and can produce up to 10 times that of the locals. They multiply fast, kidding twice a year often producing twins or triplets. The quality of milk and the prices are higher than a cow’s milk.
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The persistent shortage of feeding materials for livestock especially during the dry season opens a sound opportunity for making money selling Boma Rhodes grass hay. The high productivity and quality per unit area of boma rhodes make it the grass of choice for both the large and small-scale farmers.
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