We are in Eastern Uganda, Busoga region at Christopher and Christine's farm. We help them with their cows, bananas and teach them about growing apples and the importance of soil testing.
In this episode we learn about how to keep broiler chickens for a successful business. We learn about feeding correctly, keeping a clean house, vaccinating and stopping disease by keeping good hygiene.
We are in Uganda to learn about keeping cows for producing good quality milk. We learn about feeding, how a healthy cow produces good milk and how to build a zero grazing unit.
We are in Tanzania to learn about keeping cows for producing good quality milk. We learn about feeding, making silage, keeping diseases away and how a healthy cow produces good milk and how to build a zero grazing unit.
In this episode we learn about how to keep broiler chickens for a successful business. We learn about feeding, keeping a clean house, vaccinating and stopping disease by keeping good hygiene.
We visit Ndetaniswa's farm in Nambala, Tanzania. We learn about biosecurity to prevent diseases in chickens, how to keep proper financial records and growing potatoes.
We are in Amaiga, Kisii County on Paul's Farm. We help him improve his onions after doing a soil test, teach him about properly managing his dairy cows and his chicken, introduce his to d.Light solar lamps, and discuss how using a mobile phone can help him improve his yields.
We visit Robert and Joy at their shamba in Jinja, Uganda. Learn about pests and diseases in banana production, the proper feed for your cows to increase milk production and how to keep healthy chickens for good business.
Tagged Under: housing, fruit, pests, health, records, spraying, African indigenous vegetables, diseases, feeding, chickens, nutrition, cows, financial education, bananas, business, ticks, worming, mastitis, vaccines, supplements, zero grazing unit, soil testing
We go back to visit some of the shaped-up shambas of the past couple of episodes to see how the farmers have been getting on with their new shamba. Join us to see the improvements made.
Today we met Dorothy on her shamba in Matasia to learn more about doing a soil test to grow better cabbages, keeping healthy chickens, keeping cows and how to recognise fake chemicals.
Tagged Under: housing, disease, health, safety, chemicals, supplements, soil testing, soil, chickens, financial planning, feeding, planting, cabbages, cows, fertiliser, growing, hygiene, Coccidiosis, vaccines
We are revisiting farmers from the series to see how they are getting on and if the shape up has helped! We learn more about cows, sorghum, chickens, solar lights and crop improvement methods.
We meet Kaburu from Gakii, Meru, who is keen to learn more about keeping healthy animals! We learn more about ECF in cows, supplements for animals, keeping chickens healthy & growing sorghum to sell to breweries.
We visit Lydia from Kitui who is having problems with her chicken's feeding & housing, as well as other animals in her shamba, we learn about seed selection, growing sorghum & solar lights.
We go back to visit farmers from the series to see how they are getting on and whether they have made they changes with the chickens, cows, tomatoes, trees and solar lights.
A busy episode ahead at Elizabeth's shamba in Nyanza. We learn about IR maize, why diversification is important, chickens, using biogas and d.Light solar lamps.
We visit Emmanuel in Kiserian who needs a shape up of his chickens (hatching, breeding and feeding), solar light, water harvesting and planting certified seeds.
We go back to meet farmers from the series and see how they are doing since their shape up. We look at OFSP, chickens, beans and cabbages, d.light lamps and pests and diseases in tomatoes. S04Ep13
We are in Naro Moru to meet Facebook competition winner Eric and his parents Rose and Wilfred. We learn about keeping chickens, how to make a farm plan, planting potatoes and diseases in courgettes. We also learn about using the internet to make your farm into a business.
We are in Bulambuli, Uganda with Harriet on her shamba. We take a look at the planting OFSP & African Indigenous vegetables. We also look at mulato grass for animals, rainwater harvesting & chickens.
We visit Leah and Wilson on their shamba in Eldoret to learn about the ECF vaccine and looking after cows, keeping healthy chickens, and how to plant vegetables so they grow well throughout the year.
We are in Ndori, Bondo in Siaya county with Robert and Grace to learn all about planting OFSP, keeping chickens, IR maize and striga weeds, d.light solar lamps and why being in a farmers group is a good idea.
We visit Beatrice and Nicodemus in Nyeri to learn more about OFSP, keeping Kienyeji and KARI chickens (housing & vaccines), planting vegetables (sukuma, spinach & capsicums) and the STRYDE programme for youths in farming.
Tagged Under: housing, disease, vaccines, sukuma, STRIDE programme, chickens, African indigenous vegetables, planting, capsicum, spinach, fertiliser, OFSP, legumes, youth in farming, kienyeji, vegetables, sweet potatoes
SSU is in Nabbongo village, in Uganda for the first time where we meet Irene and John. We take a look at their cows, who need some more minerals, OFSP, quality protein maize, soil fertility, rainwater harvesting and certified seeds.
In this episode we visit Rebecca's farm in Bungoma county. We look at how to keep healthy chickens, how to plant and store groundnuts & beans to avoid aflatoxin poisoning, fertilisers, legumes & traditional African vegetables.
Tagged Under: chickens, disease, potatoes, vegetables, arid, beans, planting, vaccines, intercropping, housing, storage, legumes, fertiliser, African indigenous vegetables, groundnuts, feed, aflatoxins
We visit Gideon and Alice in Kampi ya Moto near Nakuru to shape up their shamba for the new series! We look at their cows (feeding), OFSP (planting & storage), chickens (housing, vaccine & supplements) & sorghum.
Evans learns to use fertilisers to increase his rice crop, while guttering, aiding rainwater harvesting, and a jiko are added. Ways to increase potato, maize and chicken production are also discussed.
This season's finale Shamba Shape Up revisits past farms to see how the farmers are doing. We look at bees, chickens, antibiotics in animals and growing rice. S03Ep13
The new series starts from Embu and looks at mango farming and how to stop mango diseases, kunde planting, hand pumps, making silage and looking after chickens correctly.
George is having problems with his chickens - they are sick and not providing as high an income for him as he had hoped. SSU team helps him sort out their housing, feeding and diseases. We also look at potato production and energy efficient jikos.