Summary of Ranching Land Available.

  Ranch Land Size (hectares) Location
1 Ranch No. 15 2,339 Masaka Ranching Scheme
2 Ranch No. 9/13 3,250 Singo Ranching Scheme
3 Ranch No. 6A 700 Buruli Ranching Scheme
4 Kitantalo/Kyambogo 2,579 Bulemezi
5 Nakalama Estate 1,277 Bulemezi - Ngoma
6 Kyabatangwa 777 Bulemezi - Ngoma
7 Lwankoma Estate 254 Bulemezi - Ngoma
  TOTAL 11,176  
PROFILE OF THE RANCHES
The ranches have been categorised according to infrastructural and stock development with category 1 being the most developed and category 3 the least.
 
 
 
 
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CATEGORY 1
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1. Kabula Ranch No. 15
 

The ranch is sitted on 2,339 hectares and situated 250 Km South West of Kampala along Masaka road. 180 Km of the route is tarmac, 50 Km all weather murram and the last 20-Km is a motorable track. The road is passable all the year round with some difficult spots during the rainy season.
Ranch no. 15 is fully operational.

Stocking
The ranch is currently stocked with 1200 heads of cattle of various breeds but mainly Boran and Boran/Ankole crosses.

Infrastructure
1. Residential House with a solar system for lighting. .
2. Permanent houses for herdsmen
3. 2 well maintained valley dams 4 km apart.
4. 1 plunge dip
5. Water systems for cattle run by a diesel engine and pump
6. Perimeter fenced

This ranch being the most developed is used as a quality assurance and training centre for the other Incafex ranches and neighbouring farms. The university and other allied veterinary schools send students to the ranch for attachment

CATEGORY 2
    Area (Ha) Total Stock
2 Ranch No. 9/13 Kyankwanzi, Singo 3250 1200
 
3 Ranch No. 6A, Buruli 700 400
4 Kitantalo/Kyambogo Kinyogoga 2579 1050
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2. Kitantalo Kyambogo (Kinyogoga) Ranch
This ranch which is NOT under the government ranching scheme and is situated 110 Km North of Kampala on Gulu Road. At Katugo trading centre is the turn off on the left to the ranch. 90 Km of the road to the ranch is tarmac and the rest is murram.

Services/Facilities available at the ranch
1. A residential house with a solar system
2. Three (3) valley dams,
3. One (1) plunge dip,
4. Water systems for cattle run by a diesel engine and pump.
5. The ranch is fully perimeter fenced.

Running through the ranch is an all year is River Rugogo.

The ranch is stocked with 1,050 heads of Boran, Ankole, as well as Boran/Ankole cross breeds and Friesian/Ankole cross breeds, of which 1000 are breeding stock.

 
   
3. RANCH No: 9/13 (Singo Ranching Scheme)
Ranch 9/13 is situated 160 Km North West of Kampala along Hoima Road 20 km from kiboga town.
The ranch is situated 16 km from the main road,The road to this ranch from Kampala is tarmac for 56 km and good murram for the rest of the way.
A second approach to the ranch is through Masindi. This is advantageous when coming from Kinyogoga ranch.


Facilities / Services

1. A permanent residential house.
2.Two (2)valley dams,
3.Two (2)plunge dips, (only one dip is operational)
4. Water systems for cattle run by a diesel engine and pump.

The farm has a permanent swamp on its Western boarder.
It is currently stoked with with 1000 heads of cattle of various breeds mainly Boran/Ankole cross breeds of which 800 are breeding stock.
 
 
 
 
   
4. Buruli Ranch 6A
It is situated 160 Km North of Kampala on the Kampala -Gulu highway. 150 Km of this road is tarmac and the murram road which covers 10 km starts at the turn off at Migeera Trading Centre.  
Services / Facilities:

1. A residential house with a solar system for lighting and TV.
2. Two (2)valley dams,
3. One (1) plunge dip,
4. A water systems for cattle run by a diesel engine and pump.
5. The ranch is perimeter fenced.

Currently, the ranch is stocked with 400 heads of Boran, Ankole, as well as Boran/Ankole cross breeds of which 250 are breeding stock
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CATEGORY 3
   
5. Nakalama Estate
6. Kyabatangwa
7. Rwakoma Estate

(all these summarised as NGOMA)

Perimeter fencing has been carried out on these ranches/pieces of land, the development of these ranches have started and they are now being used as holding ground for weaned steers.

The 3 ranches are neighbouring each other and are situated 140 Km North west of Kampala on Gulu Road, turn off at Luwero Town, the balance of 100 Km is murram. The ranches are situated approximately 20 km beyond Ngoma trading centre.

Currently, the ranches are stocked with weaned steers from Kinyogoga

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