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What I’ve learned from one year of chicken farming in Kenya

Kuku Kienyeji Farming: BY DR. SUBIRI OBWOGO: My poultry adventure began as a hobby about six years ago. I started with 30 hens and three roosters, which I bought from a neighbour. The problem was that for two years running,...

Guide to making money from layers chicken farming

Layers chicken farming: Layer poultry farming means raising egg laying poultry birds for the purpose of commercial egg production. Layer chickens are such a special species of hens, which need to be raised from when they are one day...

Farming Kienyeji chickens saves 25-year-old from joblessness

BY Nathan Ochunge: Farming Kienyeji Chickens: In June 2017, Hesbon Andika was employed as a teacher at Esokone Secondary School and was being paid by the County Government of Kakamega Sh10,000 a month. For 10 months, he saved Sh80,000. In...

How to make chickens lay more eggs at the right age

How to make chickens lay more eggs: Why are my flocks not laying at the appropriate age? Over my 20 years in poultry production and management, I have been asked this question repeatedly on phone, in seminars, in conferences...

I earn Sh. 60,000 from my IT job and Sh. 150,000 from chicken farming

Is Chicken Farming Profitable in Kenya: BY ZABLON OYUGI: Side hustles can be a make-and-break for many Kenyan workers, as the difference between scrimping and saving, and living a life where bills get paid. For Sela Awino Migaya, an Information...

Lilian Kimutai: What I did to succeed in kuroiler chicken farming

Kuroiler Chicken Farming: Lilian Kimutai’s poultry farm is located at Ainabmoi village, 11km from Mulot town in Narok South sub-county, off the Mulot-Ngaram Road. Dressed in a blue dust-coat and a white headscarf, Lilian and her daughter Marion Chelangat...

Types of chicken breeds in Kenya that will make you money

Chicken Breeds in Kenya: The following feature was first published in The Organic Farmer: Many farmers rush to buy new chicken breeds coming into the market without knowing their qualities only to end up with regrets and losses. Poultry keeping...

The best chicken farming business plan (Updated 2019)

Chicken farming business plan: before you start a business, you must have a business plan that will help you execute your idea properly. When it comes to chicken farming, things are not any different. Here is the business plan...

How my chicken broilers give me Sh. 600,000 per month

BY ELIZABETH OJINA: Chicken Broilers Farming: When Awuor Were started keeping poultry four years ago, the ex-hotelier was simply looking for a way to supplement her income in the face of increasing financial needs. She started off with about 300...

Layers vs Broilers: Which is more profitable?

Layers vs Broilers: Should you invest in Layers or Broilers? In the chicken industry in Kenya, there are three main sectors: Layers, which are the chicken bred and raised to produce eggs, or broilers, chicken raised and bred to...
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