Rising meat appetite pushes livestock turnover to Sh146bn

Workers at a goat abattoir in Nairobi. FILE PHOTO | NMG

What you need to know:

  • The fast-rising sector continues to attract formation of small-scale farmer co-operatives.
  • These outfits raised milked deliveries by 18.4 percent from 535.7 million litres in 2017 to 634.3 million in 2018.

Kenyans’ growing appetite for meat and dairy products saw the livestock sector turnover hit Sh146 billion in 2018 from Sh135.6 billion, supported by private and county government value chains.

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