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Kuroiler, Kienyeji or Kenbro?

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In Kenya the types of poultry farming practised are follows; layers, broilers and kienyenji. Kienyenji is the most economical and marketable as it is dual purpose type of poultry. Improved kienyenji chicks can begin to lay eggs after 4 – 5 months. The following is estimated cost for raising 100 kienyenji chicks once you have a structure build to house. The cost may vary depending on time and the locality. 100 Chicks 3 days old kshs.10,000 Chick mash 8weeks old kshs.16,800 Growers 1 weeks old kshs.24,225 Vaccines kshs.2,200 Equipment (feeders, drinkers) kshs.5,500 Miscellaneous kshs.8,000 Totals kshs.66,755 Agricultural sectors is one of the fastest growing economic sectors in Kenya. Many youth are currently picking up agribusiness as a full time venture or ‘side hustle’. Poultry farming is one super way to get into the agribusiness considering that little space is required for startup and the fact that currently solar egg incubators Kenya are now freely available . A poultry farmer c…

Poultry Feeding Systems

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Nicehatch poultry incubators maintains a continuous focus toward improving the capabilities and selection of its poultry production equipment to better serve the needs of its customers. Capable of accommodating a variety of house designs and capacity requirements, Nicehatch poultry incubators systems feature durable construction to withstand the every day rigors of the environment, technologically advanced designs for increased efficiency and healthier birds, and easy operation and installation. Nesting Systems
Nicehatch poultry incubators offers both Mechanical and Community Nesting Systems to reduce stress on birds while decreasing the number of floor and slat eggs.

Poultry Feeding Systems

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Poultry Feeding Systems
Nicehatch poultry incubators maintains a continuous focus toward improving the capabilities and selection of its poultry production equipment to better serve the needs of its customers. Capable of accommodating a variety of house designs and capacity requirements, Nicehatch poultry incubators systems feature durable construction to withstand the every day rigors of the environment, technologically advanced designs for increased efficiency and healthier birds, and easy operation and installation.

Climate Control Systems
Nicehatch poultry incubators offers a full line of heating and ventilation equipment to efficiently and effectively maintain optimal environmental conditions including Exhaust Fans, Fan Shutter, Komfort Kooler Systems and Curtain Machine Controllers.

Poultry disease prevention and management

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Poultry disease prevention and management Routine preventative measures form the next line of defence against disease, after providing a clean and hygienic environment through good poultry farming practices. Preventative measures include: vaccinationparasite controlidentifying and treating sick birdsseparating multi-age flockspractising routine biosecurity procedures between flocks and staff working with them.Vaccination Vaccination can prevent many poultry diseases. Follow a suitable vaccination program or only buy appropriately vaccinated stock. You can request vaccination certificates from your supplier when purchasing chicks or pullets. Poultry vaccinations include: avian encephalomyelitischicken anaemiaegg drop syndrome 76 (EDS 76)fowl cholerafowl poxinfectious bronchitisinfectious bursal diseaseinfectious coryzainfectious laryngotracheitisMarek's diseaseNewcastle disease.For breeders of poultry, when vaccinating: always follow the instructions on the label, including sto…

TYPES OF POULTRY FARMING

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Free range extensive system Backyard extensive system Semi intensive Intensive Free range Birds are not confined. Makeshift shelters are provided to protect the birds from severe weather conditions. Birds are free to wander around in litter collection areas, trees and nest in the bush. It’s hard to control inbreeding in comparison to using poultry egg incubators Back yard extensive system Birds are housed only at night during the day they wander around the fields. Birds are fed in the morning and evening. The rest of the day they scavenge for food around the fields. Semi intensive system Birds are confined around specific area with access to structures shelter. Birds are sheltered during the day and fully housed at night. Birds are fed and watered.

HOW TO BUILD A POULTRY HOUSE

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One of the most challenging endavours in poultry farming is the construction of the right house for the birds. We recommend that you have a plan for constructing a proper poultry house according to your means. Luckiliy there are methods you can go about the construction of a poultyr house to suit yourself. Genarally a goood poultry house should be:
well ventilated keep predators off have health facilities by disinfecting the house and all equipment free from germs and contamination. there should be suffficient sunlight coming through enough space to avoid congestion . there should be atleast 40-50 square centimetres per every chicken. Feeding equipment shouls also be strategically placed at regular intervals and be proportional to the number of birds the house should be Cleaned regularly and kept dry at all times If you build more that one house the make sure there be adequate distance of atleast 40 feet from one house to another. Clean the house properly before keeping the birds inside t…