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Hatching and Incubation Poultry Farming

10 Tips for Growing / Expanding Your Poultry Business in Kenya

Poultry farming is profitable alright, but a lot of people still fail and incur lots of losses in this business all the same. A lot of investors have blamed themselves for going into the business. Every business has its ‘trade secrets’ and a lot of people fail in business because they do not know the trade […]

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Cattle Farming Hatching and Incubation

Cattle Feed Pellets Making Guide

What is Cattle Feed Pellet Cattle feed pellets are a kind of compound feed and mainly made from various raw materials such as, cereals, seed from oleaginous crops and legumes, forage and dried beet pulp and additives, such as, vitamins, minerals, chemical preservatives and other essential micro-ingredients They are formulated according to the type of […]

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Hatching and Incubation Poultry Farming Uncategorized

Points to consinder while starting chicken farming in Kenya

Can I rear Kienyeji for commercial purpose Farmers have been calling Ecochicks Poultry with similar inquires and this is my take.  Yes but having considered the following. There are only 2 main ventures in poultry rearing, eggs or meat. We mainly have 3 types of chicken for that. Layers, Broilers and Kienyeji. Kienyeji feeds more than […]

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Hatching and Incubation Poultry Farming

What to do when Kienyeji Hens have drastically reduced their laying

What to do when Kienyeji Hens have drastically reduced their laying. You can boost kienyeji hens to lay by doing one of the following Feed one gram of honey mixed with water with the forage to the hen every morning and evening. 2. 8% boiled vegetable seeds are added as additive with the forage. 4. […]

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Hatching and Incubation Poultry Farming

Poultry Diseases prevention and treatment

Diseases may be defined as illness of one or more of the body organs or tissues, caused by pathogens or germs. Germs (virus, bacteria) and protozoa are classified according to size. Parasites, though not germs, can cause ill health. The significance of a disease depends on the rate of infection or infestation and the number of birds that die. […]