Success Stories

Hatching kienyeji chicks fetches more money than eggs

Some hens cluck as they run around the compound and others browse the ground for food. The cocks, on the other hand, crow intermittently just to assure the rest of the brood that everything is under control. This is Richard Rono’s home in Kapchekoro village, Bomet County, where the farmer keeps chicken. However, unlike many…

Agribusiness in Kenya

Strawberry farming for beginners

Before we begin there are a few things that you need to know about strawberry farming in Kenya. Strawberry varieties in Kenya include: Chandler Douglas Tioga selva Tristar Domanil Rabunda Pajaro Tribute Facts about strawberries They are easy to grow When planting strawberries you use seedlings called splits They dont require a large piece of…

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How an urban farmer earns Ksh 350,000 per month on an acre plot

Sukuma wiki (Kales) is a common vegetable thatvmany Kenyans eatbin their homes. It has been here for a long time and many people are earning a lively hood from this tasty vegetable. Below is todays success story features a city farmer growing sukuma wiki on an acre plot. Mawe Mbili off Kangundo Road in Nairobi’s…

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New cattle breed brings higher yield to dairy farmers

Todays’ story from the media shows a new breed of cow that has been bred for success! A new cattle breed, which matures faster and has high yields compared to others, is causing sensation among farmers. The breed named Fleckvieh was introduced in Kenya four years ago and has since been on trial in various…

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Embracing Kienyeji Chicken can give you high returns

I was going through the Standard Newspaper archives this morning and found this interesting article about Kienyeji poultry farming. Talk about good reads!! Nairobi, Kenya: For many years, poultry farmers in Kenya have been rearing exotic breeds for commercial purposes. The birds, which lay hundreds of eggs annually, have been the darling of many farmers.…