Poultry farming is one of the fastest growing and most profitable agri-business in the current kenya market.with the information we shall provide here it will make you well to begin your poultry farming business.
Before starting any farming venture,it is very important to know what you need to be aware of and have in place before going on.This will instruct you to prepare a few things first before buying your stock.
This are tips to consider for a successful poultry business;
Housing chicken is very important as it offers them protection against theft, adverse weather, predators,and provide shelter.Appropriate house aid in proper management and security. The choice of shelter should be informed by usage,cost and durability. When selecting where to locate the chicken house (site) consider the following; provide dry litter,avoid dark areas,free draining area.
Feeding is crucial so as to maximize on production of eggs and meat.Fast growth and high egg production are limited by genetic potential of chicken and availability of good quality feeds.
3) Pests and diseases
Pests and diseases have harmful effects to chickens which includes reduced growth rate and reduced production rate.Vaccination is crucial for success of poultry farming.
The market for your eggs or meat should be available for you before you start your production.It is not economical to produce meat or eggs without knowing where to sell. Once you have identified your market and how many kilos of meat or trays of eggs needed you can now supply.
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