Dairy production and products
 

Dairy goat feeding

Country Kenya

Goats eat just about anything. But when goats are kept tied or penned up, they need lots of water, a good mix of feed and enough of it. By giving them fodder every day, we can satisfy part of their needs in energy, proteins, vitamins, and minerals. Dry the harvested fodder for about three days before feeding it to the goats to avoid them getting diarrhoea. By drinking water dairy goats better digest the fodder and give more milk. Some plants also stimulate milk production more than others, as some Kenyan farmers explain