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Tag Archives: Silage

A new video teaches farmers how to make and store sweetpotato silage for their dairy animals

9 June 2017, Nairobi – The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) has launched an instructional video that teaches dairy farmers how to make sweetpotato vine silage. The video titled ‘Sweetpotato Vine Silage:  An instructional video for dairy farmers’ was developed by the Mazingira Centre —an environmental research and education facility—based …

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Uandalizi wa chakula cha ng’ombe wa maziwa kwa njia ya silage

This is an instructional video on how to prepare sweetpotato vine silage for dairy feeding. It was produced under a project in Kenya by ILRI’s Mazingira Centre on Innovative Feeding Approaches for Dairy Farmers, implemented under a Green Innovation Centres (GIAE) program funded by the German Corporation for International Cooperation …

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Sweet potato silage for better dairy feeding and feed management

This is an instructional video on how to prepare sweet potato vine silage for dairy feeding. It was produced under a project in Kenya by ILRI’s Mazingira Centre on Innovative Feeding Approaches for Dairy Farmers, implemented under a Green Innovation Centres (GIAE) program funded by the German Corporation for International …

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Presentation: SASHA: Animal feed proof of concept project-Rwanda and Kenya

Animal forages are scarce in quantity and are inadequate in quality especially in dry season. Alternatively, sweetpotato vines can provide more protein and dry matter. This presentation reports on a ‘proof of concept’ project seeking to identify dual purpose SP varieties and appropriate ratio of SP and other feed stuff …

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