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Internships/attachments

BRISC offers competence-based internship placements for trainees including (COVAB, AFRISA, technical schools and the general public) in livestock production; livestock products value addition, agro-entrepreneurship and livestock health. The center is open to the general public were any interested individuals or groups are required to make prior communication to BRISC.

  Attachment section

  Module description

  No. of trainees permissible per session

Animal feeds

Pasture Management and Business
In this section, you will get the following competences:

  • Pastures and fodder to feed cattle, Shoats (goats and sheep) to improve milk production and/or weight gain
  • Establish and manage pastures and fodder crops/Trees(including lay pastures)
  • Pasture weeds and their management
  • Dairy Meal preparation

20

Pasture preservation methods, feeding practices and Business
In this section, you will get the following competences:

  • Business Planning
  • Silage Making both small holder and large-scale and its feeding
  • Hay production and feeding
  • Total Mixed ration preparation and feeding

20

Feed mixing and handling
In this section, you will get the following competences:

  • Selection of feed ingredients
  • Principles of feed mixing
  • Mixing equipments
  • Practical mixing of feed
  • Storage of feed

20

Dairy section

Breeding dairy cattle, calf Management and Business
Participants will get the following competences:

  • Business planning
  • How to increase milk production using Breed selection techniques and breeding
  • Breeding management techniques to minimize disease
  • Calf Feeding methods to maximize growth/farm income
  •  Calf Husbandry

20

Dairy animal health, Dairy cattle performance indicators, record keeping and Business
In this section, you will get the following competences:

  • Business Planning
  • Monitoring Dairy cattle performance
  • Farm Bio-security planning
  • Tick control
  • Dairy cattle diseases and conditions, their prevention and control
  • Dairy cattle Performance indicators and their application
  • Dairy cattle records management

 

Dairy value addition

Ice cream and Yoghurt making and business
Participants will get the following competences:

  • Frozen yoghurt making
  • Fruit yoghurt preparation
  • Yoghurt packaging and branding
  • Ice cream making and formulations
  • Ice cream packaging and branding.

10

Poultry section

Poultry Brooding Management
In this section, you will get the following competences:

  • Raising and brooding chicks with minimal losses
  • Planning and siting brooders
  • Chick health management

30

Bio-security, Health and Record Management
Participants will get the following competences:

  • Business planning
  • Poultry diseases and conditions, their prevention and control to avoid ill health in flocks
  • To know key records and key indicators of profitability analysis

 

Manure management processing and Usage
In this section, you will get the following competences:

  • Participant to learn how to take care of Poultry manure
  • How to process Manure for use
  • How to use manure from poultry for crop fertilizer and fertigation

 

Bee value addition

Honey Harvesting and processing Techniques
Participants will get the following competences:

  • Harvesting  good quality Bee Products   
  • Processing and packaging of standard Honey 
  • Adding value to Honey

20

 

Value addition to other Bee products
Participants will get the following competences:

  • Bees wax extraction
  • Making body cream from Beeswax
  • Making body lotions from Beeswax and Honey
  • Making scented candles

20

Bee section

Bee Basic Equipment production
In this section, you will get the following competences:

  • Making of local Bee hives
  • Making Kenyan Top Bar Hives
  • Making Catcher boxes
  • Making Bee gloves

10

Bee keeping management practices
In this section, you will get competences in:

  • Siting for Hives
  • Baiting (Attracting Bees into the hive)
  • Hive installation
  • Pest and Predator get competences in: control

 

Piggery section

IMO technology application in Pig Housing and Husbandry
You will get competences in:

  • Design and Construction of IMO houses with minimal smells
  • Application of IMO technology in raising

20

Piglet Management techniques to maximize growth
In this section, you will get the following competences:

  • Business Planning
  • High growth rate
  • Feeding regimes of piglets
  • Creep Feeding
  • Health Management of piglets
  • Identification

 

 

Feeding pigs for competitive carcass dressing percentages
In this section, you will get the following competences:

  • Feed sources for pigs
  • Feed formulations for gilts, Lactating sows, Boars
  • Finishing pigs for pork

20

Pig Diseases, disorders and their Management
In this section, you will get the following competences:

  • Breeding practices for Pigs
  • Selection
  • Breeding methods
  • Synchronization

20

Soap Making
This section will impart the following competences:

  • Liquid soap making
  • Washing soap (bar)
  • Beauty Soap Making

10

Aquaculture section

Design, construction and management of Earthen fish ponds
In this section, you will competences in:

  • Siting for fish ponds
  • Pond construction
  • Fish feeds and feeding
  • Water quality management
  • General management for earthen fish ponds

30

Design, construction and management of Aquaponics fish rearing systems
In this section, you will get competences for:

  • Aquaponics design and construction
  • Fish feeds and feeding in aquaponics
  • Water quality management in aquaponics
  • General management for aquaponics unit

30

Fish value addition

 Fish value addition
Trainees will learn how to make:

  • Fish sausages
  • Fish burgers
  • Fish balls
  • Smoked fish
  • Salted fish

20

 

How to apply for internship/placement

Book your individual/company/school/institute/university placement by downloading the form in the bracket ( Individual Form, Company / School / Institute / University Form), fill in, scan, and send a filled application form to info@brisc.org and copy rmuwazi@gmail.com. The application fee of 30,000/= shall be payable on the first day of reporting for internship.

Payments
Payments shall be made on arrival at the Incubation center.
Each trainee pays 100,000 as attachment fees exclusive of accommodation and meals.
The incubation center has limited number of accommodation slots onsite; however, we have several other accommodation places in areas around the incubation center where we can guide you to book. You can get touch with our farm administrator on 0783754323 to book your accommodation in advance.