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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 ...
Total Mixed Rations Versus Traditional feeding of Dairy Cows: \Vhich way to go?
An importar.t nutritional management consideration to achieve and maintain high production in dairy cows is relted to the allocation of feeds during each day. One way of uoing this is to maintain a proper balance 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 ...
Effect of protein supplementation and urea treatment on utilization of maize stover by Red Maasai sheep
(South African Society for Animal Science, 2004)
Six Red Maasai sheep were used to investigate the effects of urea treatment and cotton seed cake supplementation of maize stover on intake, digestibility and rumen fermentation parameters. The basal feeds were Rhodes grass ...
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 ...