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Murang'a farmer brachiaria grass farming venture rescues cows from drought

Animal feeds shortage leads get lasting solution

In Summary
  • Manyeki Kamau's original idea was to start dairy farming before he realised that most farmers were struggling to acquire good quality animal feeds.
  • He decided to invest in brachiaria grass farming for fodder which he sells as seedlings and hay.

Despite the fact that almost all households in Murang'a county keep dairy cattle, many residents have not invested in quality fodder to boost their income.

Manyeki Kamau saw an opportunity in ...