The people of Kenya practice mixed farming, and as such, every farm has some form of livestock! The benefits of livestock include improved nutrition for the family, manure for the crops, and additional income the animals themselves (from their meat, milk, eggs, skin, and hair). What, therefore, are the prices for common livestock in Kenya? How much does a bull cost in … [Read more...] about Buying Livestock in Kenya? Check out this price guide!
Turkey farming in Africa can be a profitable venture for an African farmer. Turkey farming is done for both eggs and meat and the nutrient level of both is very high in turkey eggs and meat. The meat is rich in protein, minerals and vitamins. Turkey farming in Africa is better when they are bred using the intensive method of raring as opposed to the free range system. The … [Read more...] about Turkey Farming in Africa
OPPORTUNITIES FOR PROFITS IN CHICKEN FARMING IN AFRICA Family poultry farming in Sub-Saharan Africa is the most modest form of saving and/or productive investment that a rural household can afford. 85% of households raise poultry, 70% of which belong to women. Unmet Demand Most African countries are net importers of chicken and eggs. This is very surprising to most … [Read more...] about Profitable Chicken Farming Business
MANAGING AND BUTCHERING MEAT POULTRY Raising chicken for meat is a demanding but potentially rewarding business. The catch is you have to do everything the right way. The secret is to learn and put in practice, good poultry management. With these tips, you can ensure that your broilers do well – and make you some money. Housing All chicks below 3 weeks old have to stay … [Read more...] about Raising Chickens for Meat
TIPS FOR RAISING CHICKENS STRESS FREE Chickens are just like people – when they are not comfortable, they get stressed; and when they get stressed they don’t perform as well as you want them to. Finer birds are more susceptible to stress. It is in your interest to make sure they are not stressed. Here’s how: Keep predators away Chicken are predisposed towards flight … [Read more...] about How to Raise Chickens Stress Free