Kenya Dairy Board Managing Director Margaret Kibogy accompanied by the KDB Embu Region Manager Daniel Mwangi visited Meved Dairy situated in Mwea- Kirinyaga County as part of Stakeholder engagement. The team were hosted by the owner of the farm Mr Mwangi Githaiga. The farm is under zero-grazing system to maximize use of limited acreage is home to a dairy herd numbering slightly over 100 with 38 heifers in active production of 550 litres per day.
The farm has its own cooling facility capable of handling 5000 litres per day.
the farm is self sustaining as they produce up to 200 tons of fodder to meet the cows dietary requirements as well as have a number of retail outlets that stock the value added products that are processed and packed in-house.