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

Zero-grazing is a good system for keeping dairy cattle in densely populated, high ... Kenya. The zero grazing housing system has various areas some of which are essential . ... SEE THE FLLOWING CONSTRUCTION PLANS: A) Plan view – zero grazing unit with 3 cubicles . B) Plan view ...

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

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REPUBLIC OF KENYA - Official Website Smallholder Dairy ...

If a cow is kept under zero grazing, ... dairy meal will increase milk production by 1.5 Kg. Assuming the cow is fed high quality ... - excessive weight loss = poor condition - delayed heat or no heat signs at all = poor. fertility 5.

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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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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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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Disposal and replacement practices in Kenya’s smallholder ...

Disposal and replacement practices in Kenya’s smallholder dairy herds B. Omedo Bebe1, 2, 3, ... left the herd in zero- and semi-zero grazing systems than from free-grazing herds (19% y-1) and fewer heifers were available as replacements.

http://www.smallholderdairy.org/publications/Conference/Bebe%20et%20al-2000-%20Cattle%20disposal%20and%20replacement-AACAA.pdf

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Smallholder Dairy in Kenya - International Food Policy ...

extension support for an intensive zero-grazing production package,and support for cooperative development.Decontrol ... Case of Dairy in Kenya” (Nairobi:International Livestock Research Institute,2002). International Food Policy Research Institute

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

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Kenya Agricultural Research Institute KARI Naivasha Centre

Kenya Agricultural Research Institute KARI Naivasha Centre Introduction As the ... • Appropriate dairy crossbreeds for improved dairy ... ions for all livestock species • Zero grazing technologies • Pamphlets, manuals for various livestock production systems • Improved indigenous chicken ...

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

Dairy farming in Uganda: ... • Current policies and some development projects have promoted dairy intensification systems, such as zero grazing, in a variety of settings. However ... in Kenya and the Danish Institute of Agricultural Sciences (DIAS). CONTACTS Policy Sarah Mubiru

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

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Performance of dairy cows in different livestock production ...

end of the trial, dairy cows in zero grazing systems inability to conserve feeds (silage or hay), at least during ... Production Systems in Kenya. nd Edition. KAR2 I (Kenya Agricultural Research Institute), Nairobi, Kenya, pp: 138.

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

zero-grazing dairy units in Kenya. There is also sole bruising affecting the axial part of zone 5. 3.2.5 Underrun (double) soles Underrun sole involved separation of the horn of the sole into two distinct layers

http://cdn.intechopen.com/pdfs/28684/InTech-Risk_predisposing_factors_for_non_infectious_claw_disorders_in_dairy_cows_under_varying_zero_grazing_systems.pdf

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A DAIRY FARM - Food and Agriculture Organization

He chose to start dairy farming despite the fact that he was starting at ... He practices zero-grazing and depends on forages ... are not competitive with dairy farming. Dairy enterprise provide the family with income security, ...

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

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Costs of milk production in Kenya - CGIAR

dairy production by smallholders in Kenya even under differing levels of intensification. The ... Economics of milk production under zero grazing conditions. In Fungoh, P.O., Mbadi, G.C.O and Ondatto, H. (eds.) Focus on agricultural research for intensifying rural and industrial development.

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

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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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Feeding dairy cattle in East Africa - CGIAR

project is being implemented in Kenya, ... dairy cattle are enclosed in zero-grazing units (see design of ... Body conditioning can assess the appropriateness of a feeding regime for lactating dairy cows. Dairy cattle deposit their energy reserves around the pelvic area and by scoring

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

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KENYA DAIRY BOARD - Mars Group Kenya

Zero grazing Small scale open grazing Large scale open grazing ... Development of the Dairy Industry Kenya 's agricultural polices have been changing over the years as stipulated in the ... After liberalization Kenya Dairy Board licensed 52 milk processors. However, ...

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

Strategic and Value Chain Smallholder Dairy Study in Central Kenya Final Report by KUAT/CAIS/KIPPRA STRATEGIC AND VALUE CHAIN STUDY OF THE SMALLHOLDER DAIRY SECTOR IN CENTRAL KENYA ... This shows that in some districts the farmers practice more intensive semi zero grazing but also

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Cattle Society of Keiv - Livestock Breeders Show Trust

herd of Jerseys on his zero-grazing unit nearNgong ... in the world. The Jersey judge at the 2009 Brookside Livestock Breeders Show & Sale said "With Jersey cattle winning all the Interbreed ... in Kenya. The Jersey breed is the only dairy breed around the world that is increasing in numbers, so ...

http://kenyalivestockshow.org/pdf/2010/Jersey.pdf

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

of dairying in Kenya. Dairy breeds have been introduced and used as cross or pure breeds, and improved forage varieties have been introduced. ... Dairy Breeds -Semi-zero Grazing: Semi-zero grazing by pure dairy breeds where animals are stall

http://cnrit.tamu.edu/IMPACT/section2all.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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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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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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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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Livestock Research for Dairy Producers in Eastern Africa

Mixed crop systems, few cows, zero grazing or paddock Gradual migration to semi intensive dry lands • Common constraints Feed quantity and quality Forage diseases ... • Moves to revise Kenya Dairy Policy spearhead by Smallholder Dairy Project. Dairy Policy • New Kenyan Dairy Policy in place by

http://www.dairyafrica.com/index.php/past-afda/afda-4.html?download=55:livestock%20research%20by%20ben%20lukuyu

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Impacts of Intensive Dairy Production on Smallholder Farm ...

of smallholder farming systems through introduction of a zero-grazing- based dairy "package" incorporating Bos taurus x Bos indicus cows, culti- vated fodder, ... Farm Women in Kenya 247 grazing. Each respondent was interviewed regarding her physical and fi-

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

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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 ... number of dairy farms using both zero-grazing and pasture-grazing in Nakuru District. In Nakuru, ...

http://www.jsava.co.za/index.php/jsava/article/viewFile/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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Development and on-farm evaluation of agroforestry livestock ...

zero grazing [4] Dairy cattle [5] fodder [6] feeding systems [7] ... In Kenya?s Embu district, there is an average density of about 103 trees/ha and the farms constitute examples of spontaneously developed agroforestry systems. In this area, ...

http://teca.fao.org/printpdf/technology/development-and-farm-evaluation-agroforestry-livestock-feeding-systems-east-africa

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Conference Paper No.16 Successes in African Agriculture: The ...

Under the Act, the Kenya Dairy Board (KDB) was instituted as the state agent in regulating the industry. ... Annex 2: Dairy Production for Kiambu Zero Grazing System Average milking herd per dairy household= 1.47 Annual average milk production per dairy household=3652 litres.

http://www.ifpri.org/sites/default/files/p16dairy.pdf

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WHAT WOULD IT TAKE FOR ZAMBIA’S BEEF AND DAIRY INDUSTRIES ...

zero-grazing of commercial farmers). PAGE 2 ... Kenya Zambia Zimbabwe Botswana S. Africa Kenya Botswana Zimbabwe ... Greater competition and capacity utilization in dairy processing could make Zambia’s dairy products more price competitive in the region.

http://siteresources.worldbank.org/INTZAMBIA/Resources/beef-and-dairy-summary-notes(online-copy).pdf

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Dear farmers, - infonet-biovision

The newspaper for sustainable agriculture in Kenya Nr. 17 Sept/Oct 2006 Dear farmers, In Kenya, many cabbage and sukuma wiki ... that landless zero grazing is not allowed. • The farmer should ensure sufficient fresh air, ... Proper feeding and housing of dairy cows can increase their ...

http://www.infonet-biovision.org/res/res/files/1623.TOF%20sept%202006.pdf

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SMALLHOLDER DIARY PROJECT - Home | Overseas Development ...

The unfolding spat pits the Kenya Dairy Board ... butterfat yields, heavier bodyweight, unselective feeding behaviour in zerograzing systems, ...

http://www.odi.org/resources/docs/4519.pdf

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Dairy production practices among smallholder dairy farmers in ...

sizes, most farmers raised animals under zero-grazing and semi-zero-grazing systems. Thus the only way to improve the dairy industry in the area is by in- ... S.J., 1999. The Kenya dairy sub sector: a rapid appraisal, (Smallholder Dairy (Research & Development) Project Report, ILRI, Nairobi).

http://www.researchgate.net/profile/Levi_Musalia/publication/6147134_Dairy_production_practices_among_smallholder_dairy_farmers_in_ButereMumias_and_Kakamega_districts_in_Western_Kenya/file/d912f5087d9cfdeac0.pdf

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