Five types of improved kienyeji breed in Kenya

Five types of improved kienyeji breed in Kenya

Today, every poultry farmer is looking for a high-productivity yield that is less prone to diseases and easy to manage. In Kenya, improved kienyeji breeds have become a good option for many farmers. What many beginner poultry farmers don’t know, however, is that, unlike pure Kienyeji, there are at least five types of improved kienyeji … Read more

Five ways to learn poultry farming

10 ways to learn poultry farming

Many young people out there do the mistake of going into the poultry farming business without first learning about what it entails. While there are uncountable ways to learn poultry, I am always startled that an increasing number poultry farming projects fail. I understand that many of the potential farmers are afraid of investing in … Read more

Why you should have a poultry farming business plan?

Poultry farming business plan

As you ponder over how to start a poultry farming business, think about creating a business plan for the project. A business plan is a document that outlines your business’ goals, operations, industry, market objectives, and financials. But why do you need a business plan for your poultry farming business anyway? First, having a comprehensive … Read more

Selecting a site for a new poultry farm

Selecting a site for a new poultry farm

Selecting a site for a poultry farm is not a challenging task as long as you understand what an ideal business location is all about. However, you need to remember that your poultry farm will host birds that can be a nuisance to your neighbors. Therefore, there are certain factors to consider when choosing a … Read more

How much does it cost to start a poultry farming business?

How much does it cost to start a poultry farming business

In our beginners’ guide to a successful poultry farming business, we mentioned that you need to ask yourself how much it costs to start a poultry farming business before you set up a poultry farm. The article has a lot of juicy stuff and I strongly advise you to check it out if you’ve not. … Read more

Other Poultry Farm Equipment

Drawing up my first poultry farming plan, my first concern was about the equipment. Knowing the types of poultry equipment, you need to put in place before you start investing in poultry farming is obviously the one key issue you have to address as a startup farmer. In the following previous articles, I covered the … Read more

Poultry Equipment: Four Types of Heaters or Brooders for Your Birds

As a poultry farmer, regulating temperature in your coop is one our most important tasks you’ll handle. Often, you will be dealing with young chicks that can easily die under cold weather. To prevent such deaths and the losses they bring, a brooder or heater will be your key tool. A brooder is an equipment … Read more

Poultry Feeder Equipment: Four Types of Feeders To Feed Your Chickens

There is possibly no need to mention that poultry farming is one of the most lucrative agribusiness ideas for you to consider. However, to achieve maximum outcomes from your poultry projects in Kenya or anywhere, there are certain tools and equipment you must put in place. In a previous post, I described four types of … Read more