Agriculture / Amhara / Animal Feeding / ASSP / Cattle / Dairying / Ethiopia / Extension / Feeds / LIVES / LIVESTOCK-FISH

Evaluating viability and benefits of small-scale feed chopper businesses in Ethiopia

Motorized feed choppers introduced by the Livestock and Irrigation Value chains for Ethiopian Smallholders (LIVES) project are helping the country’s livestock farmers better utilize available feed resources to increase milk production. Continue reading

Agriculture / Animal Feeding / ASSP / Ethiopia / Feeds / ILRI

LIVES project imports feed choppers, shredders and grain grinders to support business opportunities for youth in Ethiopia

This past week, LIVES has received and tested the long-awaited multipurpose feed choppers, shredders and grain grinders (all in one).  These machines, all petrol driven, mobile, hardy and good quality materials are produced in Brazil. They are light enough to transport to remote areas using donkeys or carts. The machines are not for donation but … Continue reading