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The training was introduced in April 2011 and is held annually. Since its inception, 221 participants from different countries, counties and Professions have participated. People engaged in feed processing activities and closely related fields i.e. farmers, feed manufacturers, feed suppliers, educators, researchers, trainers, analysts, students have immensely benefited from the training.

This year the training will be held on 13th - 17th June 2016 at KIRDI South C Headquarters’ Popo road, off Mombasa road, Nairobi. The cost is Ksh 40,000 for Kenyans and Ksh 55,000 for non-Kenyans (cost includes training materials, lunch, teas and certificates)

For registration payments are made at the institute’s cash office at KIRDI headquarters or deposited with our bankers account details below, the deposit slip availed for issuance of receipt and capture at the institutes cash office.

animal feeds

 Account details are as below:

Account Name: KIRDI

 Bank: National Bank of Kenya,

Branch: Harambee Avenue Branch

Account Number: 0100300903200

 For all Bank Payment Click Here to register yourself online

Training scope

  • Nutrients & Minerals
  • Feed analysis
  • Feedstuffs
  • Toxic factors
  • Feeding standards
  • Processing of feedstuffs
  • Computer based ration formulation
  • Knowledge gap on animal feeds.
  • Technology transfer to new MSMEs in animal feed production
  • Formulate compound feeds with the desired nutrient levels.

Why Train In Animal Feed Formulation?

  • To have expertise in formulating your own feeds
  • It is your opportunity to ask all the questions you have about feed formulation!
  • The training captures all categories engaged in feed processing and related activities.

Who Should Attend?

Farmers and agricultural cooperatives

Benefits

  • Understanding animal nutrition and toxic factors related to feed formulation to improve and increase profitability.
  • Tailor your animal feed formulation to match your unique situation and local materials.
  • Optimize animal performance, improves animal health and welfare and increases overall profitability.
  • Improve livestock productivity.
  • Know which feed stocks to plant for use in feed formulation

Feed manufacturers & Feed Suppliers

Benefits

  • Increase your knowledge and upgrade the skills of your staff, in areas relating to feed ingredients, animal nutrition and toxic feed factors which affect your customer’s profitability.
  • Improve your formulations to comply with feed standards.
  • Reduced customer complaints and product recall.
  • Get the edge over your competition.

Educators, Extension officers, Trainers & Laboratory analysts

Benefits

  • Staff training and skills upgrading.
  • Quality assurance and adherence to set feed standards.
  • Develop capability to offer on- site solutions while undertaking extension services.
  • Develop advisory capability inprevention of product deviations your service delivery.

 

ABOUT KIRDI

Kenya Industrial Research and Development Institute (KIRDI) is the National Industrial Research, Technology and Innovation Institution established in 1979 as a multidisciplinary Institution to conduct Research and Development in Industrial and Allied Technologies.

Vision: To be a Centre of Excellence in Industrial Research, Technology and Innovation
Mission: To undertake Industrial Research, Technology and Innovation and disseminate findings that will have positive impact on National Development

Our Contacts

KIRDI Head Quarters

South C Campus - Popo Rd. Off Mombasa Rd. 

P.O. Box 30650-00100

Nairobi, Kenya.


Tel:  +254-20-6003842
       +254-20-2388216, 2393466

Fax: +254-20-6007023

E-mail: {dir<at>kirdi.go.ke}
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