Drama as Meru man buys Dairy cow without Teeth

Turmoil erupted in the tranquil town of Kinoro, nestled in Meru County, when a farmer found himself in possession of a rather unconventional bovine acquisition—a toothless cow.

Infused with a zealous entrepreneurial spirit, Mwiti embarked on a venture to procure a bovine companion, investing a substantial sum of Ksh. 65,000 in a transaction facilitated by a persuasive intermediary named Kinoti. Mwiti’s hard-earned savings culminated in this pivotal purchase, a testament to his aspirations as a burgeoning dairy farmer.

Reports indicate that Mwiti commenced his quest for a suitable dairy cow a mere week prior, propelled by a longstanding desire to delve into the realm of dairy farming. Reflecting on his intentions, Mwiti expressed his earnest longing for a bovine asset that would yield copious quantities of milk, thus fostering his transition from menial labor to the dairy industry.

“I informed Kinoti of my budget of Ksh. 60,000, emphasizing my pursuit of a high-yielding dairy cow. Envisioning a departure from subsistence to dairy farming, I eagerly awaited his response. Five days elapsed before Kinoti relayed news of a promising cow in Kiangua,” recounted Mwiti during an interview with a local radio station.

Initial impressions of the cow were favorable; its udders brimming with potential, seemingly embodying Mwiti’s aspirations. Negotiations ensued, ultimately resulting in Mwiti’s acquiescence to a higher price of Ksh. 65,000, a testament to his unwavering commitment to his newfound vocation.

Upon its arrival at his homestead, Mwiti’s anticipation reached a crescendo as he hurriedly fetched fresh nappier grass to satiate his new acquisition. However, his elation was short-lived as he observed the cow’s conspicuous lack of interest in feeding, despite the verdant offering. Initially attributing this behavior to fatigue, Mwiti’s concerns intensified when the cow exhibited a similar reluctance to feed on the ensuing day.

Seeking resolution, Mwiti engaged the services of a veterinarian, whose diagnosis unearthed a startling revelation—the cow was devoid of teeth. Shock and dismay gripped Mwiti as he grappled with the realization that his investment was compromised by a fundamental flaw.

Despite futile attempts to elicit assistance from Kinoti, the broker, Mwiti found little solace in the seller’s flippant response, exacerbating his sense of betrayal and disillusionment. “Was I expected to engage in jovial banter with the cow to ascertain its dental condition?” lamented Mwiti, encapsulating his frustration at the incredulous situation.

Thus, amidst the tranquil backdrop of Kinoro, a tale of misfortune unfolded—a cautionary anecdote for aspiring farmers and seasoned entrepreneurs alike, underscoring the importance of due diligence in every transaction.