Earn 10 Million a year from Dairy Farming

You can earn a Million in 10 months from 3 Dairy Cows.This industry in Kenya is vibrant and it’s rated the best in Africa. High yielding breeds used for dairy farming in Kenya yields between 30-50litres milk per day with the correct management. The average milk yield from one cow producing  30litres per day on average is approximately 9000 Litres in one lactation period of 305 days. Sold at farm gate price of Ksh 30 per litre, it gives a gross income of Ksh 3×30×305×40=1,098,000 from 3 cow 10months. Success of Dairy farming largely depends on the farmers’ ability to select the correct breeds of dairy animals for their various agro-ecological zones, good feeding of the dairy animals and overall good management on various aspects.
 Dairy farming in Kenya is practiced both in the highlands and lowlands areas. Small scale farmers are major stakeholders in Dairy farming in Kenya accounting for 80% production. Large scale farmers accounts for 20% of production. Dairy farms, milk processing plants and dairy related industries like animal feeds, agro-vets and dairy equipments stores offers employment opportunities to many Kenyans. Dairy products are rich in nutrients especially protein, calcium, phosphorus, fats and vitamins which contribute greatly to food and nutrition security and achievement of MDGS.
The main breeds selected for dairy farming in Kenya include Friesian, Ayshire, Guernsey, Jersey and their crossbreeds.Friesian cows are large bodied weighing 500-550kgs with black and white coat.Milk potential is 40-50 Litres milk/day.They’re preferred for dairy farming in Kenya highlands. They are heavy feeders eating 90-110 kg fresh forage per day or 3 gunny bags. Plenty of clean water about 60 Litres/day should be provided. As a disadvantage, they are heavy feeders Susceptible to diseases, milk fever and  high temperatures.Ayshire breed is a large animal with average live-weight of 450kg.Milk potential is 30 Litres /day. It has a brown coat with white patches in almost equal amounts. Amount of feeds required is about 90-110 kg fresh forage per day or 3 gunny bags. Plenty of clean water about 60 Litres/day should be provided. The animal is hardy and adaptable most climates, making it suitable for dairy farming in Kenya.
Guernsey breed is yellow to reddish-brown with white patches, adaptable to all climates and management systems with milk yield potential of 25 Lt/day. Amount of feed required is 65-85Kg fresh forage per day or 2 gunny bags and  40 litres of lwater per day.Jerseys are typically light brown in colour, though the colour can range from almost grey to dull black.Average milk production is 20 litres per day. A true Jersey always has a black nose bordered by almost white muzzle. 60% of success of dairy farming in Kenya is depends on type of feeds and feeding.You can earn a Million in 10 months from 3 Dairy Cows.This industry in Kenya is vibrant and it’s rated the best in Africa. High yielding breeds used for dairy farming in Kenya yields between 30-50litres milk per day with the correct management. The average milk yield from one cow producing  30litres per day on average is approximately 9000 Litres in one lactation period of 305 days. Sold at farm gate price of Ksh 30 per litre, it gives a gross income of Ksh 3×30×305×40=1,098,000 from 3 cow 10months. Success of Dairy farming largely depends on the farmers’ ability to select the correct breeds of dairy animals for their various agro-ecological zones, good feeding of the dairy animals and overall good management on various aspects.