Livestock

Sheep Farming

INTRODUCTION Sheep farming is the raising and breeding of domestic sheep. Sheep are raised principally for their meat, lamb or mutton, for their milk, or for wool. They...

Rabbit Farming

INTRODUCTION Rabbit production is one of the livestock enterprises with the greatest potential and room for expansion in Kenya. This is because of their minimal...

Poultry Farming

INTRODUCTION Poultry farming is the raising o fdomesticated bird such as chickens, turkeys,ducks and geese for the purpose of farming meat or eggs for...

Pig Farming

INTRODUCTION Pig farming in Kenya can yield a rapid rate of return on capital employed if only pig farmers make little attempt to obtain maximum productivity. Often pig...

Goat Farming

INTRODUCTION The goat is a versatile animal. It is known as the ‘poor man’s cow’ in India. Goats can be kept with littler expense. Marginal or undulating...

Fish Farming

INTRODUCTION Aquaculture industry in Kenya has greatly grown over the last few decades. Promotion of aquaculture started in the early 1920s as a subsistence means of...

Dairy Cattle

INTRODUCTION Dairy farming is a long-term milk production activity, from which milk may be either processed on-site or transported to a dairy factory for processing...

Beef Cattle

INTRODUCTION Beef cattle are domesticated animals raised for meat production (as distinguished from dairy cattle, used for milk production). The meat of adult cattle...