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.
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
Adding Urea Molasses Mineral Blocks (UMMB) to an animal’s diet can increase the total amount of nutrition the animal receives by up to 30%. Even when cultivating your own forages, it can be difficult to provide dairy cattle with all of the nutrients required by farm animals necessary for them to stay healthy and
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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