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    Ostrich Farming In Kenya, A Silent Money Making Venture With Few Challenges

    Thinking about investing in agriculture in Africa? There are numerous avenues you can start and make headway. However, when you want to start something extraordinary that will give money without lots of challenges, you can think of ostrich farming. KSh300 can buy you a host of different things...
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    Jubilee Orpington Chicken, a rare breed that has captivated the hearts of many poultry enthusiasts

    The Jubilee Orpington Chicken is both a rare and regal breed that has captivated the hearts of many poultry enthusiasts. It has taken over the planet, figuratively and somewhat, literally. Since you’re here, we’re assuming that this bird has also caught your heart, or at the very least, your...
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    Farming business

    For those of you who ventured into farming, especially crop farming (maize, avocado, etc) what made you quit? Is it the high cost,lack of market or lack of adequate Capital?
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    How to identify Good layers from Bad layers

    Quality egg production is the primary goal for keeping layers. It is, therefore, important to monitor production of your flock, identifying poor layers that eat into your profits with minimal or simply no benefits. During this process, you are likely to notice those birds that do not lay as...
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    POMATO: Wonderful innovation grafting tomatoes on potato

    The pomato plant exists (feel free to call it tomtato, I just swing between the two names), and is produced by grafting a tomato plant and a potato plant. They yield both potatoes and tomatoes without affecting the quality of the crop. Even though they may not strike you as related, both...
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    Causes and detection of ****

    Causes and detection of **** in cows Cows can suffer abnormalities during pregnancy leading to death of the foetus or resulting from foetal or maternal abnormality. **** in dairy cattle is the loss of a foetus between the age of 42 days and approximately 260 days. Pregnancies lost...
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    Vigilantes on the rise as they move to combat theft on Kenya’s hass avocados from farmers

    Kenya’s avocado sector has become so lucrative that organised criminal gangs have begun to target growers. This is because the fruit from just one tree can pay for the private education of a secondary school student for a whole year – up to $600 (£450). With the demand for the fruit growing...

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