Tag - poultry

How to Start a Thriving Kienyeji Chicken Farm

Kienyeji chicken, prized for their adaptability, taste, and resilience, offer a valuable opportunity for rural communities to generate income and improve food security. But transitioning from free-range practices to a profitable, semi-intensive system requires knowledge and strategic planning. This guide equips aspiring farmers with the...

Economics of Broiler Farming

Poultry meat is an important source of high quality proteins, minerals and vitamins to balance the human diet. Specially developed varieties of chicken (broilers) are now available with the traits of quick growth and high feed conversion efficiency. Depending on the farm size, broiler farming can...

Chicken production systems

Free-range chicken production system This chicken production system is practiced in most rural areas of the country and objectives of production are for household consumption and as source of additional income for the household. It covers 95-98% of the chicken production system in Kenya and  it is...

Basic Chicken Care and Requirements

Chickens can take as much time and money as you care to spend, but you need to recognize the minimum time and space commitments required to keep chickens. Time When we speak about time here, we’re referring to the daily care-taking chores. Naturally, getting housing set up...