Milk Production

About Mawingu PDTC

Mawingu PDTC offers farmers affordable and flexible tailor made PRACTICAL TRAINING in dairy husbandry and management. Mawingu understands that farmers value their time, that’s why we offer the freedom to choose between a one day or one week program. Mawingu PDTC offers a unique blend of learning, adventure and comfort with a magnificient view of Mt. Kenya. We are situated in Chaka, about 20 minutes drive from Nyeri town.

Our Facilities

  • Self contained rooms for each student with hot water.
  • Delicious well balanced meals with kitchen supply from our farm. Tea is offered at 10.00 am and 4.00 pm
  • Gumboots, overalls, and sandals provided.
  • Farmers are taken for a trip at the end of the training at the New KCC plant in Kiganjo to learn about milk hygiene and value addition.
  • Certificate upon completion of the one week program.

Training Programs

    • Pasture management
    • Feed formulation
    • Fertility management (breeding, AI, etc)
    • Health management
    • Young stock management
    • Housing
    • Fodder production and preservation.

Training Costs

The fee for a one-week course is Ksh 15,000. This caters for:
    • Training
    • Accommodation for 1 week
    • Meals for one week
    • Certificate on completion
    • Training materials - Books, pens, overall, dustcoats, and gumboots.
  • The fee for a one day course is Ksh 700 This caters for
    • Meals - Lunch and tea at 10.00 am and 4.00 pm.
    • Training Costs
    • Training materials - Books, pens, overall, dustcoats, and gumboots.