Plateau Country Dairy

  • Plateau, Uasin-Gishu County

  • Owner

    Dennis Hookstra

  • Location

    Plateau , Uasin-Gishu

  • Number of Cows

    62

  • Cow Breeds

    Friesian,Ayrshire

  • Milk Production

    540 litres

  • Land Size

    4 acres

Plateau Country Dairy is modern upcoming farm on a 4 acre piece of land in Eldoret. With a herd of 62 cows, the farm intends to become a prcatica demonstration farm with a vision of empowering locals through training and practical demonstrations. The farm is currently milking 32 cows with an average production of 18 litres per cow per day. Cow house, silage bunkers and silage pit are set up in the 4 acre of land, while fodder is produced from a 35 acre leased land.



Cows are fed on maize silage and concentrates. Currently, the farm offers training once a week on Wednesdays where farmers are taken through different topics by different experts. One group of farmers can be trained up to four times where they cover cover topics in young stock management, housing and cow comfort, fodder, feeding and ration formulation, healthcare, records and fertility.

  • Owner

    Dennis Hookstra

  • Location

    Plateau , Uasin-Gishu

  • Number of Cows

    62

  • Cow Breeds

    Friesian,Ayrshire

  • Milk Production

    540 litres

  • Land Size

    4 acres

  • Owner

    Dennis Hookstra

  • Location

    Plateau , Uasin-Gishu

  • Number of Cows

    62

  • Cow Breeds

    Friesian,Ayrshire

  • Milk Production

    540 litres

  • Land Size

    4 acres

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  • Owner

    Dennis Hookstra

  • Location

    Plateau , Uasin-Gishu

  • Number of Cows

    62

  • Cow Breeds

    Friesian,Ayrshire

  • Milk Production

    540 litres

  • Land Size

    4 acres