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The Sahiwal breed is resilient to ticks, heat and harsh climates. During lactation, it produces milk yields averaging 2200 kg. A one year old bull can fetch up to Sh40,000, twice the value of local breeds. Incase you didn't know, National Research Fund is distributing Sahiwal calves through KALRO.
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Pursuant to S.20(1) of the VSVP Act, Veterinary Surgeons and Veterinary Paraprofessionals can inspect the 2023 registers and report any inaccuracies detected to The Kenya Veterinary Board (KVB). The various 2023 registers are attached below: For enquiries call: 0701 581 718
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Good morning UASU members. It is with great sadness and utter disbelief that I relay this tragic news. Today, 26th July 2023, Dr Muthee Kaunga, the UASU Faculty Representative in the College of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences (CAVS), succumbed to a long illness bravely borne. Dr Muthee...
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Dr. Mary T. Agutu has been appointed as the acting CEO of the Kenya Veterinary Board after Dr. Indraph Ragwa's tenure comes to a close.
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Pursuant to S.20(1) of the VSVP Act, Veterinary Surgeons and Veterinary Paraprofessionals can inspect the 2022 registers and report any inaccuracies detected to The Kenya Veterinary Board (KVB). The various 2022 registers are attached below: For enquiries call: 0701 581 718
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"While we have no intention of telling Kenyans how to vote, we only ask voters to be wary of politicians who turn a blind eye on animal abuse as this is how they would treat the most vulnerable. We cannot make progress as a nation without caring for the weakest including animals. The...
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Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Organization (KALRO) has taken the smart agriculture approach where developed technologies respond to climatic changes, in order to sustainably increase, productivity and income. Towards this, it is working towards the introduction of more adapted and...
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That’s almost 92L of milk a day! My best cow below produced 57L of milk a day that’s Tasa, followed by Gala at 55L of milk a day. What that means is that there are plenty of opportunities for youth in Narok and Kajiado Counties to grow food to feed our cows. We need corn, soya, canola, barley...
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Herders in arid and semi-arid land (ASAL) counties have been advised to find a market early for their livestock instead of waiting until their animals start dying from drought before selling them. The Ministry of Livestock noted that a large percentage of livestock keepers have a habit of...
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Fish farming has gained momentum over the last three years in Nyeri County which can be largely attributed to the input made by the County Government of Nyeri. The County Government has been aggressive in promoting fish farming with the main aim of enhancing fish production. Through the...
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The tiny planes, which are attached to metal drums to prevent them from getting airborne by mistake, are unlikely weapons in Kenya's quest to conserve endangered species as it performs its first national wildlife census. Uncontrolled poaching, increasing human settlements, and climate change...
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More than 300 livestock keepers in Turkana West Sub-County will benefit from livestock drugs worth Kshs. 1,882,500 million from Welthungerhilfe (WHH) Organization. Welthungerhilfe through funds support from GIZ has been implementing a project to mitigate COVID-19 effects in Turkana West running...
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Four million livestock are at risk of starvation due to drought in Turkana County. Reports from the Department of Livestock Production and stakeholders in the county indicate that approximately 4,193,462 goats and sheep are at risk of being affected by the prolonged drought being experienced in...
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