Best Egg Laying Chicken In Kenya
There are many breeds of chicken suitable for commercial egg production in Kenya, but some of the most common and well-suited breeds include:
- Rhode Island Red.
- Plymouth Rock.
Which chicken lays the most eggs in Kenya?
High egg and meat production: Kuroiler chickens are known for their high egg and meat production. They start laying eggs at 5 months and can lay up to 200 eggs per year. This is higher than most traditional breeds such as the Kienyeji, which lays between 60 to 120 eggs per year.
What is the new breed of chicken in Kenya?
The new KALRO improved KC3 breed is an upgrade of KC1 and KC2 chicken whose research over two decades ago indicated that it had the tolerant capacity when crossbred with other genetically improved varieties to produce economically positive results.
How long do layers take to start laying in Kenya?
EGG PRODUCTION CYCLE. Birds usually start to lay at around five months (20-21 weeks) of age and continue to lay for 12 months (52 weeks) on average, laying fewer eggs as they near the molting period.
How much profit is a chicken business in Kenya?
A good poultry farming business in Kenya will earn above Kshs. 5 million per annum depending on how big the farm is. All these benefits are open to you if you start your own poultry farm today. There are basically three types of chicken to consider in chicken farming in Kenya.