PROF.GACHUIRI CHARLES K

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Charles Gachuiri is a professor at the Department of Animal Production University of Nairobi. To date, he has supervised over 4 PhD and 13 MSc. Students. Currently he is involved in several collaborative research activities key among them the National Feed resource mapping and database development, Development and promotion of home made ration formulation for optimal dairy cattle production in high potential areas. National Feed resource mapping and database development and Development and promotion of home made ration formulation for optimal dairy cattle production in high potential areas. He is involved in several Consultancy and Extension services that have benefited the farmers and the community at large. In national service he is a Member of Technical Committee on Standardization of animal feeds, Kenya Bureau of Standards, Member of agricultural technologies information response initiative (ATIRI) steering committee of the National Animal Husbandry Research Station (Naivasha), KARI and a Member of Center Research Advisory Committee of the National Animal Husbandry Research Station (Naivasha), KARI. He has held several departmental duties including being the Chairman, Nutrition Laboratory Committee and as the Head Animal Nutrition Section. He has over 30 publications in refereed journals.

Areas Of Specialization

Dairy cattle Nutrition and Feeding

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