KIENYEJI REARING ESTIMATES
In Kenya, various types of poultry farming are practiced. The most widely practiced types are the layers, broilers and Kienyeji farming. At Neochicks Poultry Ltd, we focus on improved kienyeji farming since it the most economical, most marketable and also due to the fact that it is a duo purpose method of poultry farming.
Below is the cost estimate for raising 100 Improved Kienyeji Chicks up to the time they start laying the eggs...
Vaccination plays a very big role in disease protection for any kind of poultry breeds and from this reason, Neochicks poultry limited offers free consultancy regarding the vaccination program by offering a comprehensive improved kienyeji chicken vaccination schedule...
Agricultural sector in Kenya is one of the fastest growing economic sectors in the last 10 years. Since 2005, we have witnessed great investments that are agricultural based being set up or being expanded in various parts of the country. In fact, the Nairobi Stocks Exchange have consistently had agricultural oriented companies among the best performers in share index. One of the amazing fields that is quite promising in terms of profitability is poultry keeping...
Advanced Poultry Incubators
At Neochicks Poultry Limited, we have a wide range of eggs incubators and they are of various capacities that have been specifically designed to take full interest of the farmers. Our eggs incubators have been tested and we have supplied the machines all over the East African region. The eggs incubators have been manufactured using efficient and modern technologies to ensure that they give the best results to our customers...
An eggs incubator is an agricultural machine that is used to hatch poultry chicks. If you are new to farming, you may be asking yourself 'what is to hatch'..? In simple language, hatching means the natural process of getting a chick out of a fertile egg. We call it a process since is combination of several factors. This factors are: Temperature, Humidity, regular turning and time. For example, to hatch a chicken egg, you will need to put a
in a place with 37.8 degrees temperature and a relative humidity of 50% for 21 days with occasional turning of the eggs. This process of hatching can also be referred to as incubation...
There are different ways and methods of rearing poultry especially in Kenya. They are mainly classified on the basis of the structures and also the amount of attention applied in the particular rearing
Poultry farming makes a substantial contribution to household food security throughout the developing world.
Helps diversify incomes and provides quality food, energy, fertilizers and renewable asset in over 80% of the rural households.
However small scale producers are constrained by such challenges:
o Poor access to markets, goods and services
o Lack of knowledge and skills, weak institutions, inappropriate technology.
o Poor breeds, feeds and vaccines
THE PROCESS OF CANDLING
Step by step on how to perform eggs candling.
Set up your candling equipment in a dark room within close proximity to the incubator. Select an egg from the incubator and hold it above the light.
- Place the larger end of the egg (where the air sac is) directly against the light. Hold the egg near the top, between your thumb and forefinger. Tilt the egg slightly to one side and rotate until you get the best view.
- As you work, you should ma...
THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW
Understand why you need to candle your eggs.
When you are hatching eggs at home, it is important to keep track of how the eggs are developing. However, this can be very difficult without the use of candling. Candling basically involves shining a bright source of light into the egg. By so doing, you see its contents and check whether it is developing in the right way.
- When you are hatching eggs at home, you may not always get a 100% hatch...
In the recent times, due to rise in lifestyle related diseases and complications, there has been numerous reserches in the field of human nutrition. A particular focus has especially been on the nature of the foods that we consume and their direct or indirect impact on the various human systems found in a human body.
Over the past few years, there has been a widespread debate on the issue of animal proteins that are consumed by human beings...