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HOUSING IN A ZERO GRAZING SYSTEM - Official Website ...

ZERO GRAZING SYSTEM Programme Coordination Unit Tel: ... Other dairy cattle rearing systems which also require housing are semi-zero grazing and free grazing. Different dairy cattle rearing systems have different ... Kenya. The zero grazing housing system has various areas some of which are ...

http://sdcp.or.ke/TRAINING_%20MATERIAL/manuals/Zero%20Grazing%20Housing.pdf

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REPUBLIC OF KENYA - Official Website Smallholder Dairy ...

REPUBLIC OF KENYA MINISTRY OF ... THE FEEDING OF THE DAIRY COW . Table of Contents 1. Introduction 2. What to Feed 3. The feeding of the cow during early lactation ... zero grazing unit or in a shade close to the cattle. In this way the cow can regulate the

http://sdcp.or.ke/TRAINING_%20MATERIAL/manuals/Feeding%20of%20a%20Dairy%20Cow.pdf

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"Adaptation of the zero grazing concept by Luo farmers in Kenya"

18 Nelson A.R. Mango The National Dairy Development Project (NDDP) of Kenya was implemented by the Kenyan and Dutch governments with the main aim of increasing milk production for the market.

http://www.fao.org/prods/gap/database/gap/files/561_ZERO_GRAZING_IN_KENYA.PDF

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THE STATUS OF GOOD DAIRY FARMING PRACTICES ON SMALL-SCALE ...

of this study was to (1) determine the status of Good Dairy Farming Practices on zero grazing small-scale farms ... USAID. (2008). Kenya Dairy Sector competitiveness program: Milk shed Assessment and small business organization needs analysis.

http://www.kari.org/biennialconference/conference12/docs/THE%20STATUS%20OF%20GOOD%20DAIRY%20FARMING%20PRACTICES%20ON%20SMALL-SCALE%20FARMS.pdf

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Dairy Herd Management in Kenya - Smallholder's View

Kenya’s dairy cattle population make up at least 70% of the total in eastern and southern Africa, ... Stall feeding (zero grazing) 67 Use of artificial insemination 52 Use of tick acaricide 71 Cattle vaccinations 63 Use of anthelmintics 89

http://www.smallholderdairy.org/publications/Conference/Omore%20et%20al-1998-Smallholder%20dairy%20herd%20mgt-IDC.pdf

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S mallholder dairy systems in the Kenya highlands: cattle ...

acknowledge the support of the Smallholder Dairy zero-grazing systems purchased more replacement (R&D) Project (SDP) ... The change from free- to Smallholder dairy systems in the Kenya highlands: breed zero-grazing systems, however, can be expected to preferences and breeding practices. Livest ...

http://www.smallholderdairy.org/publications/Journal%20publications/Bebe%20et%20al-2003-cattle%20population%20dynamics.pdf

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Kenya Agricultural Research Institute KARI Naivasha Centre

Kenya Agricultural Research Institute KARI Naivasha Centre ... • Zero grazing technologies • Pamphlets, manuals for various livestock production systems • Improved indigenous ... Kari Naivasha demonstration plots & zero grazing unit.

http://www.kenyalivestockshow.org/pdf/2010/Kari.pdf

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PRODUCTIVITY TRENDS AND PERFORMANCE OF DAIRY FARMING IN KENYA

OF DAIRY FARMING IN KENYA Stella Wambugu, Lilian Kirimi and Joseph Opiyo ... (Kenya Dairy Board website, ... the revenue per cow was lower for the non-zero grazing dairy farms, the much lower costs ...

http://www.tegemeo.org/images/downloads/Working%20papers/WP43-Productivity-Trends-and-Performance-of-Dairy-Farming-in.pdf

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THE DAIRY INDUSTRY IN KENYA: THE POST-LIBERALIZATION AGENDA

yields in small scale zero grazing and large-scale open grazing systems, respectively. The ... regulatory body is the Kenya Dairy Board (KDB) established under the Dairy Industry Act, Cap 336 of the Laws of Kenya.

http://fsg.afre.msu.edu/kenya/o_papers/dairy_sector_color.pdf

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Smallholder Dairy in Kenya - International Food Policy ...

Smallholder Dairy in Kenya MARGARET NGIGI Dairy production in Kenya has grown at 2.8 percent per ... zero-grazing,stall-fed regimes.In the intensive systems,they recycle manure and fodder between crop and livestock enter-prises. DRIVERS OF CHANGE

http://www.ifpri.org/sites/default/files/publications/focus12_06.pdf

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Indicators of Poor Welfare in Dairy Cows Within Smallholder ...

Chapter 3 Indicators of Poor Welfare in Dairy Cows Within Smallholder Zero-Grazing Units in the Peri-Urban Areas of Nairobi, Kenya James Nguhiu-Mwangi, Joshua W. Aleri,

http://cdn.intechopen.com/pdfs/43171/InTech-Indicators_of_poor_welfare_in_dairy_cows_within_smallholder_zero_grazing_units_in_the_peri_urban_areas_of_nairobi_kenya.pdf

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Performance of dairy cows in different livestock production ...

imbalances in their planes of nutrition, impaired fertility fodder production on smallholder dairy farms in Kenya. ... end of the trial, dairy cows in zero grazing systems inability to conserve feeds (silage or hay), at least during

http://www.pjbs.org/pjnonline/fin366.pdf

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Dairy Farmers Training Manual Penultimate revised3

Dairy Farmers Training ManualDairy Farmers Training Manual ... Kenya’s dairy subsector, ... Zero Grazing Majority of dairy animals are kept by smallholder farmers under zero grazing or semi zero grazing systems.

http://livestockportal.co.ke/docs/Dairy_Farmers_Training_Manual.pdf

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Uganda Dairy: Policy brief

• Current policies and some development projects have promoted dairy intensification systems, such as zero grazing, in a variety of settings ... in Kenya and the Danish Institute of Agricultural Sciences ... • Dairy farming in Uganda is a profitable activity irrespective of ...

http://www.ugandadairy.dk/files/042006UgandaDairyPolicyBrief1.pdf

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Agrodok 14 - Journey to Forever

Dairy cattle husbandry 10 3 Zero grazing. Within this system the animals stay in one place only and all the feed is brought to them. ... Zero grazing series, vol. 2. Republic of Kenya. Ministry of Livestock Development. Zero grazing, Calf rearing.

http://journeytoforever.org/farm_library/AD14.pdf

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Risk (Predisposing) Factors for Non-Infectious Claw Disorders ...

smallholder zero-grazing dairy units in th e peri-urban areas of Nairobi, Kenya. 3.2.3 Sole bruising ... of claw disorders in smallholder zero-grazing dairy units in Kenya. A: superficial non-invasive sole bruising mainly in zone 5; B: ...

http://www.intechopen.com/download/pdf/28684

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Feeding dairy cattle in East Africa - CGSpace Home

appendix 8 Diagram of a zero-grazing unit ... in the intensive system, dairy cattle are enclosed in zero-grazing units (see design of ... feed and water. this method is mainly practised where grazing land is scarce. in Kenya it

https://cgspace.cgiar.org/bitstream/handle/10568/16873/EADDDairyManual.pdf

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Costs of milk production in Kenya - CGIAR - CGSpace Home

... smallholder Kenya dairy farmers will continue to do well under a variety ... J.M.A. 1992. Production costs of milk under zero grazing conditions. Kenya Farmer (June and September). World Bank. 2003. World Development Indicators database, April 2003. World Bank Databases. The World Bank ...

https://cgspace.cgiar.org/bitstream/handle/10568/1923/Staal%20et%20al-2003-Costs%20of%20milk%20production.pdf?sequence=1

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A DAIRY FARM - Food and Agriculture Organization

dairy farmers and among the top three in Kasarani division of ... the Kenya Power and Lighting Company (KPL&C) so as to enter into dairy farming. He secured a ... zero grazing unit but also his family homestead. Most of

http://www.fao.org/docs/eims/upload/226552/Kasarani.pdf

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3.2.7 Economic Impact of Smallholder Dairy Technology in ...

Kenya extrapolations were “lumped” and farms assigned to a “Highland” zone. A rapid rural appraisal of farms in existing surveys of NARD and Land ‘O Lakes was made and six farms selected: ... (dairy breeds with zero grazing and

http://cnrit.tamu.edu/IMPACT/section3_2_7.pdf

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Factors Influencing Adoption of Dairy Technologies in Coast ...

... Influence of Market and labor availability on adoption of Zero grazing.in Coast province Kenya ... The Pearson correlation coefficient between household members doing dairy work and zero grazing was 0.216 and the p value was 0.036 therefore at p<0.05 was not significant thus no

http://www.ijbcnet.com/2-7/IJBC-13-2309.pdf

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KENYA DAIRY BOARD - Mars Group Kenya

Cost of milk production The cost of production varies across production systems, within systems and ecological zones. Zero grazing Small scale open grazing Large scale open grazing

http://kenyaelections07.marsgroupkenya.org/pdfs/Parastatals/Kenya_Dairy_Board/KENYA_DAIRY_BOARD.pdf

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EFFICIENCY OF RESOURCE USE IN DAIRY.ppt - Conferences

zero grazing system where milk yield can be increased by 94.4% ... yKenya’s Dairy Development Policy which aims at ...

http://afma-k.org/docs/mose.pdf

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HIGH YIELDING AND DISEASE RESISTANT ELEPHANT GRASS SUITABLE ...

practice semi or zero-grazing dairy management system. Scarcity of livestock feed is a great ... Kenya and nine accessions of Pennisetum and Pennisetum hybrids acquired from ICRISAT through ILRI Forage Network (AFRNET) were grown in a completely randomised block.

http://www.internationalgrasslands.org/files/igc/publications/2001/id0952.pdf

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Dairy farming in Uganda

Institute, Nairobi, Kenya. Cover image: National Agricultural Research Organization, Uganda Publication Design: Lilian Ohayo ... Dairy system Zero grazing Wage rate (shillings/hour) infl ated 200% % reduction in net farm benefi ts 126 378 21

https://ilri.org/InfoServ/Webpub/fulldocs/Google_Inputs/9291462063.pdf

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FORAGE CROPS FOR WESTERN KENYA - Kari

adaptive research project in Kenya Agricultural Research Institute ... ¥ If you are zero-grazing your animal, note that an average sized dairy ... Dairy farmers in the high potential areas of Western Kenya prefer Lucerne

http://www.kari.org/fileadmin/Publications/Legume_Project/Legume_Leaflets/ForageCrops_020506.pdf

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FODDER FOR A BETTER FUTURE - World Agroforestry Centre

stall fed, or ‘zero-grazed’ – in wooden ... in Central Kenya were using fodder trees. Within a year, ... Fodder trees for dairy farmers in East Africa: making extension decisions and putting them into practice. Nairobi: World

http://www.worldagroforestry.org/downloads/publications/PDFs/B16723.PDF

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Association of trypanosomosis risk with dairy cattle ...

Keywords: Dairy cattle, Kenya, production, trypanosomosis risk * Author to whom correspondence is to be addressed. E-mail: ... The zero-grazing system was developed in Kenya to solve the constraint of land scarcity and improve milk production (De Jong 1996).

http://www.ojvr.org/index.php/ojvr/article/download/176/170

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Getting superior Napier grass to dairy farmers in East Africa

13 per cent of farmers were using Kakamega I for zero grazing systems in smut prone areas. The chance of head smut resistance breaking down in the new varieties is high, ... smallholder dairy farms in Kenya. By 2007, 13% of farmers were using Kakamega I for zero

https://cgspace.cgiar.org/bitstream/handle/10568/27653/ILRI_NapierGrass.pdf?sequence=2

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LEISA 12 Optimising climate-soil- pasture-cattle interactions ...

18 Adaptation of the zero grazing concept by Luo farmers in Kenya ... Development Project of Kenya introduced a dairy farm concept based on zero grazing, with animals kept in stalls and a cut and carry fodder system. The article describes the main

http://www.agriculturesnetwork.org/magazines/global/livestock-which-way/dear-readers-contents/at_download/article_pdf

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1, I. BALTENWECK1, D. ROMNEY1, M. WAITHAKA2 1, R. KRUSKA1, A ...

development programs have promoted standard “zero-grazing” strategies, and have not always adapted strategies to suit local circumstances. Better local targeting of strategies ... in Kenya smallholder dairy farmers produce some 56% of

https://cgspace.cgiar.org/bitstream/handle/10568/2055/%c3%83%c2%ae%c3%a2%e2%80%9a%c2%ac%c3%a2%e2%80%9a%c2%acStaal%c3%83%c2%ae%c3%a2%e2%80%9a%c2%ac%c3%82%c2%81%20et%20al-2000-HH%20?sequence=1

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57. Milk regulation in Kenya - AgEcon Search

able to keep the zero grazing units clean. ... Only Kenya Cooperative Creameries (KCC) was licensed by Kenya Dairy Board (KDB) to retail milk to scheduled urban areas, however sale of raw milk was tolerated in other areas including

http://ageconsearch.umn.edu/bitstream/97077/2/57.%20Milk%20regulation%20in%20Kenya.pdf

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SOCIO-ECONOMIC EFFECTS OF DAIRY GOAT PRODUCTION IN KENYA

SOCIO-ECONOMIC EFFECTS OF DAIRY GOAT PRODUCTION IN KENYA A. Kinyanjui, A. Murage and D. Mbugua KARI-Naivasha, P.O ... In Kiambu only 2% practising free range while the rest zero-grazing or tethering. There are many reasons for the sudden rise in popularity of the dairy goat. One reason is that ...

http://empaeg.com/UserFiles/File24183.pdf

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STRATEGIC AND VALUE CHAIN STUDY OF THE SMALLHOLDER DAIRY ...

3.4 Kenya Dairy Board ... Figure 4: Typical Semi Zero Grazing Units in the Area The distribution of cattle in the province is varied with Nyandarua district having the largest population as indicated in table 1 below.

http://www.kilimotrust.org/documents/project%20report/Strategic%20and%20value%20chain%20study%20of%20central%20Kenya%20dairy%20sector.pdf

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Jersey Cattle Breeders Society of Kenya cont.

Jersey Cattle Breeders Society of Kenya cont ... The Jersey Cattle Society of Kenya was founded in 1936 and has been serving small-holder dairy farmers ever since. The Society's current Chairman is Julius Mutea, who keeps a small herd of Jerseys on his zero-grazing unit near Ngong. Our most ...

http://www.kenyalivestockshow.org/pdf/2009/JCBS%202.pdf

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Section 2: Assessment of the Impact of Technology on ...

Table 2.1.1 Inventory of cattle used in small holder dairy production in Kenya. Table 2.1.3 Estimated number of lactating cows in each province by breedtype ... Dairy Breeds - Zero-Grazing: Grazing by pure dairy breeds where animals are stall fed their entire

http://cnrit.tamu.edu/IMPACT/section2all.pdf

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Dairy Goats and Food Security in a CHANGING CLIMATE

The pure German Alpine goats are kept in a zero-grazing system. “It takes some time to get the feed for the goats, but I am glad that I have su$cient ... Smallholder dairy goat farming in Kenya is increasingly being promoted by

http://www.agriculturesnetwork.org/magazines/east-africa/desertification/dairy-goats-and-food-security-in-a-changing-climate/at_download/article_pdf

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A CURRENT BRIEF OF THE DAIRY INDUSTRY IN KENYA

Milk production systems Milk production systems ––––Zero grazing, smallZero grazing, smallZero grazing, small----scale scale open grazing and large scale grazing. ... Kenya's dairy industry has advanced processing technology

http://www.dairyafrica.com/index.php/past-afda/afda-4.html?download=47:a%20current%20brief%20of%20the%20dairy%20bymachira%20gichohi

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The Epidemiology of Theileria parva Infections on Smallholder ...

and included, zero-grazing and open-grazing farms in the Upper Midlands (UM) one and four AEZs and zero-grazing farms in the UM2 AEZ. ... smallholder dairy farms in Kenya. The most important tick-borne disease in Kenya is East Coast fever (ECF) caused by Theileria parva

http://www.researchgate.net/profile/Brian_Perry/publication/12136703_The_epidemiology_of_Theileria_parva_infections_on_smallholder_dairy_farms_in_Kenya/links/09e4150816c92d32ff000000

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SOURCES OF INNOVATION IN DAIRY PRODUCTION IN KENYA

ISNAR 3 Dairy Production in Kenya: A Case Study in Innovation Historical perspective Kenya has a long history of dairy farming, and the dairy subsector has always been a priority for policy

https://cgspace.cgiar.org/bitstream/handle/10568/1848/Schreiber-2002-innovation%20in%20dairy.pdf?sequence=1

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Who We Are Location - Moiben Dairy Farm

a zero, and semi-zero grazing model. ... dairy farms in Kenya, and attracts visitors from all over the country due to its unique concept and model. The Government of Kenya through its national and county officials has used MDF to demonstrate what

http://moibendairies.co.ke/images/mdf.pdf

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Suspected sheep-associated malignant catarrhal fever in a ...

months old) in a zero-grazing unit 2-3 weeks after an introduction of an apparently healthy alien sheep into the calf pen. ... Malignant catarrhal fever in zero-grazed dairy herd in Kenya The present report describes an outbreak of MCF in

http://www.dspace.up.ac.za/bitstream/handle/2263/19080/5mulei2000.pdf?sequence=1

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EVALUATION OF THE CONSTRAINTS TO PROFITABLE SMALL-HOLDER ...

ABSTRACT The Kenya dairy sub-sector has been undergoing developments since the 1980s, these has been in the areas of adoption of intensive dairy farming especially zero grazing.

http://ageconsearch.umn.edu/bitstream/117713/2/dennis%20Kinambuga%20Thesis.pdf

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The Uptake of Fodder Shrubs among Smallholders in East Africa

... including some two million in Kenya alone (SDP 2006). Zero-grazing systems are the most common smallholder dairy ... The main feed source for dairy cows in Kenya is napier grass, supplemented during the dry season with crop residues, such as maize and bean

http://worldagroforestry.org/sites/default/files/Thailand%20paper%20formatted.pdf

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Impacts of Intensive Dairy Production on Smallholder Farm ...

Impacts of Intensive Dairy Production on ... Intensive Dairy Production in Coastal Kenya ... of smallholder farming systems through introduction of a zero-grazing- based dairy "package" incorporating Bos taurus x Bos indicus cows, culti-

http://www.jstor.org/stable/4603196

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The FARM-Africa dairy goat improvement project in Kenya: A ...

enhanced. The large quantity of manure collected from the intensive (zero-grazing) goat rearing units have been used in kitchen gardens ... 2008. Dairy goat development in East Africa: A replicable model for ... and poverty reduction in Kenya: Potential and some indicative achievements ...

https://cgspace.cgiar.org/bitstream/handle/10568/3740/ojango.pdf?sequence=1

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By , E.S. Ariga , A.M. Okeyo , M.M. Waithaka and A.M.

3.6.1 The zero grazing system ... Currently the population of dairy cattle in Kenya is 12 million head. Assuming that 60% of these are cows and heifers of breeding ages and that 10% of these need to be inseminated monthly,

http://fsg.afre.msu.edu/ag_transformation/atw_oluoch.pdf

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Quick scan of the business opportunities for a commercial ...

titiveness of the Kenya dairy industry, ... along road sides and on communal lands and keep their dairy cows in a zero grazing unit at night for milking and complementary feeding, to medium and large scale farmers with enclosed pastures.

http://www.snvworld.org/download/publications/business_opportunities_for_a_commercial_fodder_production_and_supply_centre_in_kenya_and_uganda.pdf

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Mastitogenic bacteria isolated from dairy cows in Kenya and ...

Mastitogenic bacteria isolated from dairy cows in Kenya and their antimicrobial sensitivity Authors: George K. Gitau1 Royford M. Bundi1 John Vanleeuwen2 Charles M. Mulei1 ... milk samples from 241 dairy cows on 128 farms by use of the California Mastitis Test (CMT) and, ...

http://www.jsava.co.za/index.php/jsava/article/download/950/1336

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PROJECT PROPOSAL - The Beech Foundation

PROJECT PROPOSAL (REVISED IN DECEMBER 2006) SUBMITTED TO: ... 2. Cattle rearing (zero grazing) 3. Poultry keeping ... keeping of dairy cattle, which in turn will contribute towards sustaining the home. 18. Title:

http://www.thebeechfoundation.org/tumainiproposal.pdf

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