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Veterinary Farm - Kanyariri

Description

  1. Animal species are kept at the vet. Farm are listed below (as of 9th Jan. 2013)

Species

Population

Poultry

1189

Cattle

221

Pigs                     

109

Sheep

77

These animals are reared under best management practices and are used to teach students in Faculty of Veterinary Medicine animal production and clinical subjects of medicine, surgery and Theriogenology. Students of the Faculty of Agriculture are also taught animal production using these animals at the farm. 

  1. Farm structures and equipment

Various farm structures are available at the farm. They are used to rear the animals and also teach students of the Faculties of Veterinary medicine, Agriculture as well as Engineering. Among these are

  • Two milking parlours - 525 and 288 sq. mts respectively
  • Poultry houses -312 sq. mts.
  • Pig pens-720 sq. mts.
  • Sheep shed – 440 sq. mts.
  • Two tower silos -740 cubic mts.
  • Paddocks – 30 acres
  • Hay fields – 50 acres
  • Maize fields – 40 acres
  • Crushes - 3
  • Spray race – 1
  • Farm office – 253 sq. mts.
  • Tractors, baler, ploughs, forage harvesters etc.


Location: Vet. Farm Kanyariri

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