Kevine Otieno Kenya 6 Questions 6 Answers 0 Best Answers 68 Points View Profile 1 Kevine Otieno Asked: October 12, 2018In: Livestock How to register cattle in Kenya Stud Book? 1 What is the procedure for getting my cows registered in the Kenya Stud Book? kenya stud book 1 Answer Voted Oldest Recent AgriQuora Administrator 0 Questions 2 Answers 0 Best Answers 5 Points View Profile Admin Administrator Added an answer on October 12, 2018 at 8:54 am How to register dairy cattle with the Kenya Stud Book Registration of the dairy cattle is done to ascertain their ancestry and production traits. It is done by the Kenya Livestock Breeders Organization (KLBO) through the Kenya Stud Book. Benefits of registration with the Kenya Stud Book Simplifies selection of breeding herd. This is instrumental in avoiding inbreeding. Registered animals are sold at a higher price than their unregistered counterparts. The farmer can be contracted with breeding centres that supply sexed semen. The farmer keeps the heifers. The farmer can export their heifers and other dairy products easily. Opportunity to sell heifers at various breeders shows. Kenya Stud Book registration process Clearly mark/tag your animals (use notches, tags, chips or skin branding) for easy identification. A KLBO agent can help. Fill in the Kenya Stud Book application form for an official name for the herd. You’ll find all the needed details in the form. After the approval of the application, a registration forms for individual cattle will be provided. A KLBO agent will be sent to the farm to verify the information and classify the animals. Available classes include Foundation, Intermediate, Appendix or Pedigree class. An animal’s class is determined by its individual characteristics and the class of its parents. Foundation is the lowest class while pedigree is the highest. Once the registration forms are duly filled, return them to the KLBO office for issuance of animal registration certificates. The registration fee per animal will depend on its class, breed and sex. You can download the PDF here. 1 Reply Share Share Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on WhatsApp Leave an answerLeave an answerCancel reply Connect with: This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.