Kenyan dairy milk loaded with farm drugs, pesticide residues

The Kenyan Dairy Board (KDB) has raised alarm over public health risks posed by the heavy presence of drug residues in local dairy milk. KDB Chief Dairy Development Officer Kaberia Muriungi told local media that milk samples tested over the past one year period up to October 2017 had tested…

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Cattle production: Why are some of my cows dry after calving?

Question: I have a cattle ranch and I don’t see all the cattle every day. Sometimes a cow comes in having calved, but with no milk whatsoever, and no reason for the dry udder. I then have to rear the calves and don’t always have enough frozen colostrum for them.…

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Kenya’s Happy Cow ups milk quality through reward system

The Kenyan dairy company Happy Cow has made significant progress improving the quality of milk delivered to them by farmers by paying these farmers according to the quality of their milk. One of the major achievements was the reduction of the occurrence of antibiotic residues in milk to less than…

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