beef-farming


5 years ago

Beef Farming In Kenya

Beef farming refers to the keeping of large numbers of cattle for met and is mainly done on large pieces of land commonly known as ranches. The faming is practiced mainly in areas that receive low rainfall amounts. These areas do not support crop faming unless under irrigation. These areas are hot and have low population densities. 

The ranches are divided into smaller units which are known as paddocks. Cattle are moved rotationally from one paddock to another so as to allow sufficient time for the growth of new and fresh pastures in the vacated paddocks. It also reduces overgr  Continue reading ...


5 years ago

Marketing Beef Cattle In Kenya

In Kenya there are three channels through which Kenyan beef farmers can market their products instead of selling at the village market for little and no profit at all. The three channels include;

Kenya Meat Commission (KMC) 

it’s a board created by an act of parliament back in 1990’s to buy animals from farmers, process and sell the meat products. The slaughter houses for KMC are located in Athi River, Ngong (Halal) and Mombasa. Here meat is graded into prime choice, FAQ (Fair on Average Quality), standard and commercial. Farmers are paid according to the   Continue reading ...