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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