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Effects of Water Sources and Watering Frequency for Dairy Cattle on Water offered and Milk Production in Kiambu District
Data on water sources, mode of offer, watering frequency, amount of water offered, body weights and milk yield were collected from 21 randomly selected smallholder farms by means of farm visits and questionnaires ...
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 ...
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 ...
Milk Production Performance of Dairy Goat Crosses on Smallholdings in Central Kenya
Data was collected to assess milk production performance of the Saanenltoggenburg crosses and the .effect of crossing them with Alpine bucks in Nyeri district. Data on 112 does (89 SaaneniToggenburg crosses and 23 FI ...
Chemical evaluation of -bovine colostrum preserved by different methods in a hot climate.
Colostrum of cows of the Sahiwal breed was preserved for I month at 28°C by 5 different methods viz, treatment with. formaldehyde at levels of 0.1% and 0.05%; acidification with formic acid at levels of 0.5% and 0.1%; and ...