By JAMES KARIUKI firstname.lastname@example.org
From Daily Nation
Seventy two-year-old Philip Gichohi is busy making money ‘restoring’ men’s vitality via sale of quail eggs — a rare venture licensed by the Kenya Wildlife Service to help farmers earn handsomely from the wild birds.
Mr Gichohi’s project — the first in Nyandarua County — has won him orders from four-star hotels in Nairobi which have been receiving eight egg trays every week form his farm.
Further, he has also been giving lectures on the benefit of eating quail eggs by men keen on boosting their vitality within and without his home county.
“Age is just but a number as all we need is to eat the right food like the Japanese, Chinese and Indians have done for ages. They prefer eating wild fruits, animals and drinking water from springs thereby avoiding highly-processed foods and drinks,” he says.
His venture into quail farming was motivated by a visit to a quail farm in Kiambu County where he saw a farmer rearing the wild birds as a commercial enterprise and was surprised at the low input and maintenance cost required. Continue reading