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Formulate chicken diets using Pearson square

Chicken diets can be calculated by designing a so-called Pearsonsquare The various feedstuffs are put into two groups: high protein and low protein.Within the group they can replace each other, so the price will decidewhich one will be used more. Then the averages for each group can becalculated according to the amounts of each ingredient […]

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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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How to construct a chicken house

The materials which are used should be: durable (lasting) easy to handle and easy to repair if damaged readily available and as cheap as possible Building and repairs should preferably be carried out by the poultry farm itself in order to reduce costs. The width of the house should generally not exceed 9 metres when […]

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Chicken vaccines and their prices

Disease  Age  Vaccine Name  Method of administartion Estimate price  Marek’s  1 day Marek  subcutaneously injection  ksh 3500/1000doses  Newcastle/infectious bronchitis  7th day  NCD+IB  Drinking water ksh 500/1000 doses  Bursal disease(Gumboro)  14th  Bursal disease(Gumboro)  Drinking water  ksh 650/1000 doses  Bursal disease(Gumboro)  21st  Bursal disease(Gumboro)  Drinking water Newcastle/infectious bronchitis  35th  NCD+IB  Drinking wate  ksh 500/1000 doses  fowl typhoid  56th […]

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kienyeji chicken farming manual

Poultry farming business in Kenya is very profitable but needs to be done by the book to realize this profit. The Beginner’s Guide to Improved Kienyeji and Exotic Chicken Farming in Kenya covers improved kienyeji chicken farming, layers, broilers and general poultry production. The Beginner’s Guide to Improved Kienyeji and Exotic Chicken Farming in Kenya focuses on providing […]

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chicken cage for sale in kenya

Chicken cages in kenya with a capacity of 120 birds per unit. Come with all water accessories and fixtures for addition of Manure scrapper and feed cart which are optional. Warranty is 1 years, rust free. Automated controlled system High rearing efficiency Designed for rearing and growing Floor saving and cost efficient Easy maintenance and operation 1. automatic drinking nipple Automatic drinkers ensure efficient utilization of water. it also reduces labour and […]

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Prices of Poultry Egg Incubators in Kenya

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Egg incubators for sale in Mombasa

We provide free deliveries of our eggs incubators for sale in Mombasa for free Ecochicks Incubators manufactures good quality egg incubators, hatchers and poultry houses, all at affordable prices. Suitable for both small and large consumers, these equipment’s are perfect for those starting their own hatcheries as well as established poultry businesses. Mombasa is an […]

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Egg incubators in Eldoret

We provide deliveries for our egg incubators in Eldoret for free Ecochicks Poultry provides and supplies poultry equipment and chicken incubators, hatchers in Eldoret. We are proud to introduce to you our new solar powered mini egg incubators. The incubator can either be powered by a 12 Volt battery when there are power cuts There […]

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What are the reasons for a high rate of piped eggs that do not hatch

Piped eggs might not hatch due to the following reasons: Eggs have been stored for too long or at too low or too high a temperature before incubation. Improper setting of eggs in incubation trays with the small end up. Wrong turning angle of the egg in the incubator Improper incubation parameters: too high or […]

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What are the reasons for rotten, exploded eggs during incubation

Eggs can become rotten or explode due to the following reasons: Eggs become infected with infectious diseases from the parent flock (Salmonella bacteria). Wet and dirty bedding or laying nests leads to infections of the egg with bacteria (e.g. Pseudomonas, E.coli, etc.). Eggs have been wet prior to setting. Improper egg cleaning procedures a) Cleaning […]

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What are the reasons for dead embryos at an early incubation stage?

Dead embryos at early stage can be caused by: A diseased parent flock. Improper nutrition of breeders e.g. the use of mouldy feed or feed lacking micronutrients Eggs are cracked, dirty or wet. Improper egg cleaning and fumigation. Eggs stored improperly or for too long before incubation. Improper incubation parameters such as too high or […]

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Reasons for a low rate of embryos in eggs

Low rate of embryos in eggs is often caused by: The male-female rate of the parent flock is not suitable: insufficient or excessive number of roosters. Imbalance of maturity or size between males and females also affects mating success. Spurs are not trimmed causes severe scratching of hens and then hens will run from mating […]

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What are the problems often encountered in a poultry hatchery

Problems often encountered in a poultry hatchery Low rate of eggs with embryos. Many embryos dead at an early incubation stage. High rate of rotten eggs during incubation. Piped eggs, without hatching. Late hatching or chicks not hatching at the same time. Complete hatch failure Poor quality of day-old birds: 1) Chicks hatch with crippled […]

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Starts a seedling bed using eggshells

You can start seeds in almost anything these days… peat pots, seed trays, toilet paper rolls, newspaper rolls, paper towels, or even that good old-fashioned thing called the ground. But have you tried starting seeds in eggshells? It almost seems like an urban myth, with rumors that it’s possible, but little proof of people who have actually […]

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Answers to Kienyeji chicken farming

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How to start a poultry farm in Kenya