Livestock farmers in Narok to get free cow semen

The Narok County will import cow semen worth Sh100 million from Israel which will then be distributed free of charge to livestock farmers. Governor Samuel Ole Tunai said his government will procure semen from top bulls and cross breed it with local breeds. PHOTO/FILE.

What you need to know:

  • It will then be distributed to farmers for free in an initiative aimed at improving milk and meat production in the region.
  • Mr Tunai said livestock farmers in the region need high yielding, dual-purpose cows that can be used for both dairy and beef production.
  • The governor lamented that livestock farming, which most farmers practice for subsistence, has been neglected.

Narok County will use Sh100 million to import cow semen from Israel.

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