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Assessment of the potential of comfrey (symphytum periginum) as a source of vitamin A for malnourished Children (8 - 16 years) : a case study of Kirigiti girls approved school in Kiambu, Kenya
In February-September 2001, an interventional study employing the pre-test, post-test casecontrol study design was carried out among children aged 8 to 16 years in Kirigiti Girls Approved School in Kiambu District, Central ...
An economic analysis of factors affecting the adoption of Napier Grass in smallholder dairying in Kiambu District, Kenya
This study focused on the smallholder dairy farmers in Kiambu district. The aim of the study was to assess the factors that influence farmers‟ decision to adopt Napier grass and to quantitatively evaluate the impact of ...
Delivery of Technical Information to Smallholder Dairy Farmers in Kiambu District
A survey was conducted to determine the sources and delivery of' technical information to smallholder dairy farmers in Kiambu District. Sixty-three farmers in three wealth groups (rich. medium, poor) of21 farmers each ...
Constraints to Small Ruminant Production in Smallholder Mixed Farms in Kiambu District, Kenya.
Constraints to production of small ruminants in smallholder farms in Kiambu District, Kenya, were investigated. A 2- stage cluster and systematic random sampling of66 smallholder farms was carried out. Farms were visited ...
Evaluation of the use of Milk Urea Nitrogen (Mun) as an Indicator of Nutritional Status of Dairy Cattle in Smallholder Farms in Kiambu District
A survey was conducted to evaluate the use of Milk Urea Nitrogen as an indicator of nutrition status of lactating animals. Twenty-seven animals in a randomly selected sample of 21 farms in Kiambu District were monitored ...
Bovine Papillomatosis and its Management with an Autogenous Virus Vaccine in Kiambu District, Kenya
Six cases of bovine papillomatosis were reported to the University of Nairobi veterinary clinic. Diagnosis was based on presented clinical signs and histopathology of affected skin lesions. The histological samples of ...