Livestock farmers and businesses can get loans from Kenya Livestock Finance Trust

Livestock enterprises can access loans for their farming or business activities through the Kenya Livestock Finance Trust (K-LIFT). K-LIFT was established in 1994 with a goal to contribute towards poverty alleviation and food security through supporting livestock enterprises access to affordable credit. K-LIFT does this by giving loans to entrepreneurs that make a living through the different livestock enterprises. The loans are towards working capital or assets financing that will contribute to the growth of livestock business.


How to make high quality silage

pit silage

High-quality silage is the result of adoption of appropriate techniques, starting with soil preparation and fertilization. The crop must have high dry matter content, adequate nutritional value, and good characteristics for fermentation during the ensiling process. Even if high-quality crops


Brachiaria grass will make your cow produce more milk

Brachiaria grass

Farmers who are at pains to make their cows produce more milk should give a shot at Brachiaria grass. This grass has mesmerized farmers who have planted and used it. Dairy farmers who have tried it in Malindi, Kilifi, Machakos, Makueni, Uasin Gishu, Trans Nzoia, Nyandarua, Nyeri, Embu and Meru have reported massive boosts in milk production without supplementation with concentrates.


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