Robert Ouko
BSc. Animal Science
Highly skilled and resourceful Animal Science professional with hands-on experience in feed formulation and management of animal nutrition, health and feed distribution.
BSc. Animal Science
Professional Title:
BSc. Animal Science
Description of professional services:
Highly skilled and resourceful Animal Science professional with hands-on experience in feed formulation and management of animal nutrition, health and feed distribution.
Professional experience:
Production Manager: Pwani Feeds Limited- Mombasa, June 2016 to Present: Duties and Responsibilities: • In charge of Production posting using Account-Edge. • Production planning and achieving daily plans. • Daily reporting of production to the directors. • Least Cost Animal Feeds formulation as well as ensuring feed quality standards is met. • Supervision of Casuals to ensure maximum utilization of labor at the production floor. • Quality assurance issues, taking samples of feeds and Raw Materials for lab analysis and making recommendations to directors based on analysis results. Key Achievements: • Least Cost Formulation: Formulation of good quality animal feeds that are both profitable to the company selling and the farmers buying. • This is both challenging and satisfying given the challenges involved in sourcing the raw materials that are also expensive. Farm Manager: Agrifronts Limited Kenya, January to November 2015: Duties and Responsibilities: • Oversaw the general operations of the farm by continuously monitoring the quality, performance of the produce and also monitored the health and welfare of the animals. • Farm office management: Wrote and submitted monthly progress reports to both the client and the company. • Managed the firm’s budget, cash flow and communicating with suppliers. • Monitored and documented all yields and record keeping. • Arranged the maintenance and repair of farm buildings, machinery and equipment. • Oversaw and coordinated inspection and ensured reports are given on day today basis. • Breeding management: Managed the smooth operation of breeding, gestation and finishing units which included feed and co-ordination of animal flows. • Pasture establishment: Identified nutritive value, ease of propagation (planting), palatability (edibility), yield and rapidity of establishment when choosing pasture variety. • Animal health management: Participated in disease search, Carrying out vaccination and simple treatment of animals;; • Involved in overseeing Calf rearing and ensuring milking hygiene is maintained. Key Achievements: • Pasture establishment of Rhodes grass. • Quality record keeping that Improved tracing of farm records increasing efficiency. Livestock Production Consultant; Freelance May 2014 to January 2015: Duties and Responsibilities: • Empowered small scale dairy farmers on ways to boost their production
Coverage area:
National
Location:
Kenya
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Professional Title: BSc. Animal Science
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