Indigenous chicken give better returns
August 6th, 2012
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Unlike exotic breeds, they consume less feed they are tolerant to most diseases and have a ready market.


Poultry keeping has many benefits for small-scale farmers. But farmers need not keep chickens just for their own home consumption in terms of eggs and meat. They need to rear them to generate a reasonable income to improve their income. For a long time now, farmers with an eye on the market believe that one can only keep hybrid or exotic breeds for this purpose. Indigenous chickens, if well selected in terms of breed can bring much more income, if not better than the exotic breeds. One of the factors a farmer should look at when going into poultry production of either indigenous or exotic chickens is the cost of production and the market including prices of each of these breeds.


Advantages of indigenous breeds


Indigenous chickens have many advantages over exotic breeds. One advantage is that indigenous chickens can be fed on home-made feed rations and they can also be allowed to free range, therefore cutting down the amount of feed that the farmer has to give them. Unlike exotic breeds, indigenous are tolerant to many diseases, which reduces the veterinary costs. Although exotic breeds are highly productive in terms of eggs and meat, the cost of keeping them including management is a big challenge to farmers. This makes indigenous chickens much more attractive to keep.


Recently researchers have come up with more productive indigenous breeds such as the Improved KARI Naivasha breed, which lays more eggs than ordinary indigenous breeds. An exotic breed such as the Leghorn can lay upto 300 eggs in a year, but the improved indigenous breed from KARI can produce 220 – 250 eggs under good management. Below is a comparison of the gross profit margins between exotic breed and improved indigenous chicken breed, which can help farmers make a decision on which type of breed is more economical to keep.


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207 Responses to “Indigenous chicken give better returns”

  1. Ian Gichuhi says:

    This is a comprehensive article concerning price. Good work , Organic Farmer Magazine!

  2. Caleb Karuga says:

    Just came across your website which is very informative. I keep 150 indigenous (kienyeji) chicken in Kikuyu. I would like more info on the improved indigenous breed, how & amp; where to I get it? You can reach me on 0722497576. Waiting for your response.

    • Njoroge D says:

      Hae guy ….u r doing great.how can someone keep min touch with u. nid to start a poultry farming

  3. Italfarms says:

    This is an excellent article!

    I invested in 100 KARI improved kienyeji chicks in March 2010 and took delivery in October.My pullets started laying in April 2011 and so far am very impressed with their performance.I had initially caged them for lack of space but production shot up after i relocated them for free ranging.I can confirm what is said in the article because i supplement their feed with weed shavings,vegetable and fruit wastes from my local green grocers. I also give them multi vitamins and anti biotics at irregular intervals.

    Another positive feature is that the hens brood and so far i have 5 brooding hens with an expected hatch later this month.Last week one hen hatched 18 healthy chicks from 20 eggs. So far mortality rate is less than 0%! I have also invested in an incubator to produce chicks for sale (day old @150 and 4 week old @200) and the demand is so overwhelming am thinking of investing in a bigger capacity incubator.

    I am in discussions with my initial clients to form a producer group to enable us service the big orders now starting to come in (i recently got an order for 1000 8-week cockerels).

    If interested in joining our producer group and investing in this breed, contact me on +254 712 777459, email [email protected]

  4. Italfarms says:

    Slight correction, am selling day old chicks at 80 kshs and 4 week old at 200 kshs.

    This morning i saw very strange behavior with one of the week old chicks,its “crying” a lot and running very fast,backwards! its banging itself onto everything and not eating at all. Is this a disease or what? please advise.

    Italfarms
    +254 712 777459

  5. killion obegi says:

    a very good article , i want to start rearing kienyeji from september anybody with detailed information about eggs for hutching size of a house ,i want to start with 50 birds

  6. Ng'ang'a Kariuki says:

    I want to invest in egg production, I want to start with 350 birds. I was thinking of exotic layers will they do well in kinangop? Pleas advice.

  7. Dan says:

    Am selling very fresh Kenbro eggs for hatchery in Kapsabet & Kakamega at 25/= contacts 0721334681

  8. Faith says:

    This is a very nice article, and kienyeji chicken are profitable and easy to manage. Anyone interested to hatch their own chicks can contact me for electric 60 egg incubators going for 14K.Low power consumption 115W. Faith – 0721395149/0788511800

  9. Jane says:

    I will be keeping kienyeji chicken as well from mid September. Italfarms I will be in touch later in the month to explore the possibility of joining your producer group for this breed.

  10. Moses Gachanja says:

    The article on kienyeji chickens is very educative and well researched. Thanks.

  11. Susan Macharia says:

    Dear Ital farm,
    I am interested in joining the producer group. Right now I am rearing kienyeji but I will be placing an order with KARI Naivasha for the improved breed.

    Kind Regards

    Susan

    Kikuyu

  12. Wafchick says:

    Great article, we at Wafchick sell one day old indigenous chicks ( kienyeji), @ Ksh. 100 only. we also sell egg incubators ranging from Ksh. 20,000 onwards both manual and automatic call our sells team on 0724669095 or 0786669095 go to.

  13. Kimani D. says:

    We sell kienyenji chickens, Turkeys, Dairy goats and Rabbits products.we also offer farmer onsite training at a fee,Welcome.Contacts 0722795421,0716667077,0721747328.KAHAWA WEST, KAMITI ROAD.

  14. Njoroge g says:

    am really interested with the ferterlised, hybrid kienyeji eggs.am a farmer in Nakuru how can i get accessed to your services? interms of the transanctions and how the will eggs be delivered?i,ll appreciate if you will put me into conisideration.you are very helpfull

  15. Charity says:

    I would like your advise on to rear indigenous chicken.
    My number 0737214212

  16. Namuchaki KukuKuku says:

    We have 150 kienyeji chicken for sell. They are 4 1/2 months old. Plz contact 0710911026 or visit our facebook page Namuchaki KukuKuku.

  17. George Mwaluma says:

    I am very impressed by this information to assist young farmers like me who is new poultry farmer in Mombasa. I do keep about 900 exotic broilers and my profits are very small because the costs of feeding the exotic birds is very high.

    But I am encouraged by your information that I got thru your website, because I was thinking of keeping exotic layers instead of exotic broilers which is too expensive and the market demand is not favourable at all. I have now decided to keep improved kienyeji layers into my poultry farm. How can access the Improved KARI Naivasha breed that lays 220 – 250 eggs here in Coast. My contacts are 0705620588 or 0721329066 or 041-2226523 Mombasa.
    George Mwaluma.

  18. Potas says:

    Hi,this is an offer 5wks old kenbro chicks ready 4r meat during x-mas.why cant u call 0725545311 nd take ur chicks home.

  19. HOPPER OMONDI says:

    The article was interesting.We have different sizes of fully automatic eggs incubators that can be used to hatch all type of birds’ eggs such as quails,turkey,duck,chicken and others.For more information call on 0724702512

  20. Moses Gachanja says:

    Make at least ksh. 1,000 daily from your farm waste products by recycling it into eco-friendly fuel briquettes.The fuel is particularly good for day old chick brooders and domestic heating and is much cheaper than electricity. We are selling a cheap briquetting machine at kshs. 20,000 only.Manual models are available at ksh.8,000 only. Contact Moses Gachanja on +254722281127 [email protected]

  21. Lucy says:

    Kenbro chicken ready at Sh1,000 in Syokimau. Call 0722964240

  22. 176 and 264 chicken eggs fully automatic incubators. Price Kshs 48,000.00. Call 0733 333 519 or 0714 636 614

  23. Emma Kyalo says:

    I have 3 layers, one cock, 27 growers and 11 chicks all indigenous. i shall appreciate advise on how to grow and expand to meaningful income generating venture. My cell is 0722793023 reside in Machakos / Mombasa Road Junction.

  24. Clement says:

    Clem Chicken Farm is relocating from Nairobi,we have few chickens remaining, 30 hens 5 roosters from KARI Naivasha Indigenous improved,hens are on 4th month laying going for Ksh 600 Roosters Ksh800. interested? call 0720 347 187.Sales on first come first serve basis.

  25. Edna Thamm says:

    Thank you so much for your information about the kuku farming.I am a farmer situated in Kitengel- Yukos area and l have 10 fully grown Kenbro cocks to sell @1000. my number is 0726865741.

  26. 60 Four Months old Kenbros layers @ Kshs 600. #0733333519 or 0714636614

  27. peter says:

    electric 60 egg incubators available at only 15k.

  28. David says:

    Hi

    I would be interested in knowing how to access the improved Kienyeji chicks from KARI. What is the procedure?

  29. morry says:

    hi

    what i need to get the kari chicken or how to go about it from nairobi 0773773355

  30. edwin says:

    I want someone who can supply me with 50 kienyeji chics soonest possible. My cages are empty. Contact 0732956928

  31. peter Mwangi says:

    Hi Guys my name is Peter.I have guinea fowl (Kanga) chicks for sale at a very reasonable price. If interested contact me on 0729795208.I’m in Nairobi.

  32. Sabianus Opondo says:

    I am interested in starting the indegenous breed back at my home in Siaya and need more information on this business. I am very raw on it and needs advise and guidance. Many thanks. 0721542299

  33. Potas says:

    kenbro eggs or day old chick call 0725545311

  34. Butua says:

    I am interested in pure kienyenji/Naivasha breed egges. About 530pcs. Call urgently on 0734040581

  35. najai osemo says:

    i hatch kienyeji chicks at kshs 60 per chick.im located in malakisi town, bungoma county. tel no 0734995143

  36. Benedictah Muthoki says:

    I have an incubator which holds 48 eggs when I incubate my eggs only a third are done. I don’t know whether this machine are good for Kienyeji eggs, is there anybody using the machine on kienyeji eggs and it is working well to help me. my no is 0721 457 732.

  37. liam Campbell says:

    I live in Kisumu district and would like to know more re the layers you are promoting.
    For example I need some information on the area required for say 300 birds, type of typical construction etc.
    Thanking you in advance.
    Liam campbell

  38. Allan Ochieng says:

    Kienyeji cocks and hens @ KES 600, contact 0726995402 / 0714103341 Kiembeni Mombasa 100 flock left.

  39. sam says:

    does anyone know wea i can get turkey poults

  40. John Kihara says:

    Any Turkey Farmers in the forum? I am one….lets share!!

  41. haron says:

    am interested and hav 30 layers and want increaz the no to a200 mark kindly assist

  42. mama shiru says:

    can someone call me and give me lessons on how to do the organic farming for kienyeji…am very intrested. Have been thinking about it for a looooong time. my no. 0732680487

  43. alex says:

    hey.th article was vry helpful.i am looking for the fertelised impròved kienyeji eggs.how cn one contact kari in naivasha for an order,.0721747719

  44. steve Gitau says:

    I HAVE KIENYEJI CHICKEN FOR SALE. 5MONTHS OLD CHICKS 500=, MIERAS-700= AND JOGOOS-1,000=

    CONTACT STEVE GITAU- 0733-733-877.

  45. steve Gitau says:

    FIVE MONTHS OLD CHICKS IS KSH. 300= AND NOT KSH.500=

    STEVE GITAU 0733-733 877

  46. Potas says:

    hi kenbro day old or kienyeji chick ,fertilized egg call 0725545311

  47. lagat paul says:

    am a farmer keeping local chickens

  48. Steve Gitau says:

    Steve Gitau
    I have kienyeji cocks (jogoos) for sale @1,000= Contact- 0722 30 24 46.

  49. Najai osemo says:

    Im hatching Kienyji and Kenbro chicks at cost of Kshs 60 and Kshs 80 respectively. The hatchery is located at bungoma county, Malakisi town. The Tel no. 0734995143

  50. steve Gitau says:

    I have kienyeji fertilized eggs for sale. 450= per tray.

    STEVE-0722 30 24 46.

    • mwangi says:

      hi Gitau,
      For how long have you been in KIENYEJI chicken keeping business and how good is the return
      mwangi

  51. we sell quality fully automatic egg incubators. 0727474045

  52. Erich says says:

    I am interested in the improved indigenous chicks/kari improved kienyeji.I currently reside in Mois bridge. How can I get the same at a reasonable deal? call 0729353272.

    otherwise good article.

  53. Derek says:

    Charcoal briquettes for sale suitable for Poultry farmers.
    The fuel burns for long which makes it best suitable for warming young chicks at night,
    They are also cheaper by 40% than the normal charcoal, enabling farmers to save significanly on energy bills for heating,
    Emissions are lower than charcoal because the raw material is fully carbonised & therefore not volatile.
    Available in 25kg pack – 500/- and 50kg – 1000/= for orders please get in touch with Derek on 0722106262

  54. I am ineed of Kienyeji or Cross Breeded Eggs to purchase monthly at least 17 trays (500 Eggs) and just in one weeks time to start.

    I am located at Taita Taveta County (Wundanyi Town, please who ever has the best either from KARI or what ever is the best, we should make a deal for the supply on a monthly basis as above don’t hesitate to call any time any day on Tel: 0722-717 756 0r 0732-392 822.

    Thanks.

    Yours,

    F.G.Ngugi

    • granton says:

      jambo bwana ngugi did you get anybody to supply you the eggs at wundanyi?please i would like to knoe so we can make a deal

  55. Judith Induswe says:

    I am looking for somebody who can supply me with 100 Kenbro chicks of 2wks – 5wks old soonest possible. contact me on tel: 0720583240,Nairobi.Or e-mail above.

  56. Judith Induswe says:

    I am looking for somebody who can supply me with 100 Kenbro chicks of 2wks – 5wks old soonest possible. contact me on tel: 0720583240,Nairobi.Or e-mail above.

    thanks
    Judith

  57. Young farmer says:

    looking for good kienyeji breeds of chickens for rearing either 4-5months old 0722818075

  58. john kigathi says:

    i am interest in kienyeji chicks 100 chicks n information in on keeping thn am situation in eldoret plz help me get the. my no 0726160287

  59. Wangari says:

    I am interested in purchasing 200 improved indigeneous chicks. I reside in Kiambu. Please help me get them. My no. 0722874955

  60. steve gitau says:

    SPECIAL OFFER

    6MONTHS KIENYEJI CHICS 450=, HEN- 600= AND JOGOOS AT 850=

    0733-733 877/ 0722 30 2446.

  61. MERCY says:

    I am selling two months old kenbro very healthy ideal for keeping and for meat at kshs. 1,000 each. call 0723914563.Mercy

  62. alex kiptoo says:

    I am interested in keeping the indigenous breed from KARI and am looking for a farmer within Eldoret to visit his farm and advice me. My number – 0723 772 013.

  63. joram wn says:

    How comes that the indegineous are not referred to ad commercial business? How do you prepare the local kienyeji layers mash. Pliz help.

  64. joram wn says:

    How do you prepare the local kienyeji layers mash. Pliz help.

  65. mwangi C. says:

    Jambo. Kindly, i need someone to provide me with incubating services. I need to incubate 200 eggs a week. Anm in naivasha. Pliz, reach me on 0720045560 or emailme thru, ,[email protected] Thank you.

  66. Wangari says:

    I am still interested in purchasing 200 improved indigenous KARI chicks. I reside in Kiambu. Anyone who can help?

  67. Countrybirds Enterprises says:

    We are located in Nyeri Town near ministry of public works offices(m.o.w)currently we have invested in an incubator machine able to service orders of 500 day old chicks weekly.we specialise in improved kienyeji breeds
    1 DAY OLD CHICK AT KSH 80 CONTACT 0713197578

    • Patrick... says:

      The site is very informative…i want to start an improved kienyeji from KARI.. chicken farm…in Nyeri…kiganjo area…any information will be very helpful

  68. Josses says:

    I have 200 big kienyeji jogoos for sale,im located in nairobi,price for each is 800,anyone can call me at 0713338850

  69. Martha says:

    hi, thank you very much the article is very educative and helpful to students.

  70. janeffer says:

    I am at mombasa i want to do that kienyeji chicken business where do i get the kienyeji chicks please help

  71. Kenya Mike says:

    I will be selling improved indigenous KARI fertilized eggs from November. These Hens are the best, they are disease resistant, they are of high demand and they consume less feeds. Book now so that you can get your fertilized eggs. First come first served… my email is [email protected]

  72. Richard Ochanjo says:

    Please i am realy interested in this type of farming, please can i get where i can buy this chicks for astart? My number is 0722754455

  73. Felistus Matuku says:

    How do I order for chickens? Please give your contacts.

  74. brenda says:

    just out of college and thinking of starting kienji broilers.any info on its management and profitability will be highly appreciated

  75. Lawrence Muriki says:

    I need 300 one day old improvd KARI chick, where cn i get thm en @ wt price? My no. Is 0737836664

  76. John ochieng says:

    Poultry business is all about hygiene and good feeding.The major thing that makes the cost of production high is the cost of feeding.That means if you can find away of reducing feeding cost the profit margins will be high.Anyone with information on where i can get KARI poultry breed or kuroiler kindly contact me on 0719183250.Thanks

  77. John ochieng says:

    Poultry business is all about good hygiene and feeding.If you can find away of reducing feeding cost then you will have good returns.Anyone with information on how to get KARI poultry breed or KUROILER to kindly contact me on 0719183250.Thanks

  78. Isaac Birir says:

    Am interested in keeping kenbro kienyeji about 200 can somebody enlighten me on how to kickoff and where to get the chicks i stay in kitale no 0721553853 thanks in advance

  79. Fred says:

    I need someone to support me on how to make a local incubator Pliz.

  80. Bethuel says:

    I am very to join you Guys on this issue of Poutry keeping. Who is going to assist me with the good structurer and best indigenous breed to keep? I am from Kitui semi arid zone. My Phone number is 0727672137. Impressed to see this article.

  81. Chris Mwangi says:

    That’s a very informative article. Very much appreciated. Hope to see more information based on experiences of all the chicken rearers. Let’s keep talking ladies and Gents. Thanks.

  82. Village Chciken says:

    Hi Guys? KEnbro is also an improved Indeginous chicken same as KARI, which of these two breads is good for egg production of a capacity of 2000 chicken? Secondly, do Kenchic sell fertilised egg?

    • John ochieng says:

      My own recommendation for you is that for egg production you go for the KARI breed.Which can be reared as a free range chicken.Ken bro is a dual purpose breed whose feed consumption can be slightly higher than that of the KARI breed.

  83. JS says:

    Can you please explain why the feed costs are different between the two breeds? What goes into making chick mash in the second table and why are all the inputs less expensive?

  84. Shadrack kemei says:

    Am doing kienyejipoultry,at eld am looking seriouse person in poultry,so to venture mkt in all of north rift. My number is 0729353240

  85. lucy mumbi says:

    I have a 58 egg incubator and the two times I have used only 1% egg have hatched. What am I doing wrote? I have been trying to established kienyenji chicken farming for two years unsuccessful and need professional advice where can I get it. Thank you for this page

  86. Fred says:

    I have a day old kenbro chicks for sell,for more information contact 0713138050.

  87. peter says:

    please anyone hook me up with a farmer around kiambu county who has kienyeji chickens want to learn about them n how raise them.I’l humbly appreciate.contact
    0717-601714

  88. ibrahim says:

    Hello am kimani pcated in juja. I am a farmer in kienyenji chickens. I need market for my eggs and the jogoos. Where can I get monthly order. Thanks
    0706226398

  89. Kate says:

    Hi I want to get started with Poultry farming soon. I need advise and from what I gather above, KARI seems to have the best products for breeding. Somebody hook me up.
    Thanks

  90. Ndegwa says:

    I am a farmer of kienyeji chicken from KARI and currently getting 2 trays of eggs per day and going higher. Fertilised and good for incubators. Contact me on 0720276796 @ 600/= per tray.

  91. abdul says:

    is there anybody around nairobi who has already done the kienyeji rearing and has seen the ups and down to advice me out please?

  92. Wesley says:

    Thanks for the nice guidelines on kienyeji hens. Can you deliver 50 4week chicks in Borabu(Kisii)

  93. Sabiiti Isaac says:

    Dear sir/madam,

    Thank you for all work. am interested to learn and adopt this model. What must I do.

    Best,Kyenjojo Uganda

  94. Duncan Otieno says:

    I have 40 indigenous chicken – KARI breed based. They are in Kibos area just after car wash within Kisumu. The birds are 4 and 1/2 months old and selling at Ksh.500. Please call on 0728130639. Thanks

  95. Joshua says:

    Good article… infact i learned alot from this article.
    I now have about 100 kienyeji chicks. looking forward to owning 300 by march 2014-

  96. Renson says:

    A very good and encouraging article. Thanks very much. Am planning to start this poultry business,am interested in this improved kienyeji chickens. Any farmer within Kakamega,Kisumu or Eldoret can reach me on my number 0787908003.

  97. SYLVIA says:

    This is great website atlist its helping every Kenya to be independent

  98. zipporah says:

    I have kienyeji eggs from 5months old hens improved breed from KARI. They are 40 in number and the jogoos are 10.Are they appropriate to incubate?

  99. I av been trying Naivasha KARIs’ landline number but it can’t go through. Is there any othr line to call? I am in need of 1 tray of the improved kienyeji eggs. Kndly email.

  100. Amos Too says:

    hi there want 50 improved kienyeji chicks, am in nandi hill,please help get them,how much does an incubator cost?? contact me on 0711790084,

  101. Dan Ngetich says:

    Am selling chicks two weeks old indegenous type at shs70em.contact 0724025095 when you need

  102. rozy says:

    Hi. am planning to start a poultry farming in limuru and wld appreciate someone to give me a guide on how to do it. my no is 0721230566

  103. anne omollo says:

    i need 100 improved kienyeji chicks.how do i get them?i come from kisumu

    • felix says:

      hi anne did you get the chickes of improved kienyeji i have two months chicks from kari and the only available chicks for now are 50. if you are interested you can contact me through my mobile which is 0720951647

  104. anne omollo says:

    reply to 0721166715

  105. njugi says:

    How do kari naivasha sell their ie procedure

  106. Jeff says:

    Hi all. Anyone with KARI chicks about 2 months old or even bigger for Sale within Mombasa? Please contact me on : 0712448707.

  107. Lucy kibathi says:

    Absolutely informative article! I’d like to get in touch with KARI Naivasha for an order of chicks. Kindly advise. My no. Is 0722627879

  108. maina says:

    Have mature kuloirer hens and cocks around 100. Age 4 n half months the hens have started laying already but they eat too much any one with working home formulated formula especially for layers i will appreciate. selling some of the cocks if interested reach mi on 0720925252.

  109. Hellen Oluoch says:

    Am a farmer in ksm rearing kari chicks. Hav a breed of 120 hens and 30 cockrels. They r laying very few eggs i.e 10-12 eggs in a day or less!!!! This has bn going on 4 over 3mnths. What am i doing wrong…. smebody help me. Thanks. My no. Is 0722703159

  110. Fridah says:

    Hello, am looking for a poultry farmer to supply me with broilers/kuku wa grade at a reasonable price since am also a business woman. I’m in Mombasa my contact is: 0716 241732

    • Hamsini farm says:

      Talk to Regina of KENBRID HY @ 0721557532. We have purchased layer chicken from her and the mortality rate so far has been less than 2%.
      We do layers in Kilifi and so far it’s been great

  111. Kennedy says:

    Is there an outlet in Kisumu where I can get the improved kienyeji breeds? Am interested in rearing them.

  112. Shadrack kemei says:

    Upcoming poultry(merchant poultry) at eldoret ziwa,sells day old chick at cheap price,u wil learn how to treat and control diseases,less use of antibiotics,food making,breedselection..call 0729353240

  113. joseph says:

    Do you offer training on housing recommendations and dieses control ,vaccinations, Before a customer buys your chicks for commercial rearing?.
    I understand this is a business like any other but better than exotic chicken rearing/keeping.

  114. Gerald says:

    I am located along Bomet/Narok. I urgently want more than a month old chicks kyenyeji either Kari or not. I also want an Incubator between 15-20k. Urgent, 0717761375

  115. Margaret Chege says:

    I can supply you with KARI improved chicks – 1 day 100/-, 3 wks 200/- 4 wks 350/- – call 0734040581

    • Mutai says:

      I am Mutai at Kericho I need 3 weeks kienyeji (Kenbro) chick by next month only 20 to start with, will you supply. contact 0714746424

  116. Joseph mose says:

    I need Guinea fowl birds and geese (kike na kiume) around Kisii or Kisumu. Contact 0722462876

  117. Musa says:

    Am interested in Kienyeji mixed breeds, but I would like to know the difference in terms of: Feeding, maturity, egg laying (fertility) characters between the Kenbro, Kuroiler and Kari chicken breeds. I would like to start with about 300 chicks so cost will be a bonus. Pliz contact me at ambytruz006@Yahoo. com or call 0720729726. Thank you.

  118. Nancy wanjiru says:

    Hi, I need to be supplied kienyeji chiken @ reasonable price in Nairobi. Please contact me on 0722579183.

  119. Opunga says:

    I want 300 day old chicks at 50/= in Kitale. Anyone ready please call 0711667882

  120. Langat says:

    I’m selling the KARI Kienyeji chicks. call 0721413239 Ngong

  121. NYIKA BIRDS FARM says:

    AM FARMER FROM UTAWALA AND MURANGA NEAR KAKUZI DEAL WITH POUTRY AND POUTRY LIKE 0720378381 AND 0712735960

  122. Farah says:

    Hi. I need ready kienyeji eggs for consumption @ 450 per tray. Pls call 0718116745

  123. john says:

    am from voi and am looking for kuroiler chicks my no. 0717181405

  124. Kamau says:

    Am based in Thika and I need a constant supply of Kari kienyeji eggs viable for incubation ESP around Thika area . not old than 3days. I will have to visit your farm to verify the breed, no street deals please. call me on 0734688703 .also available are one day old chicks at 100 Bob.

  125. betty says:

    I would like to keep IKC from KARI i need to know if you offer training on housing,disease control n hatching chicks using incubator or if you have training manuals.

  126. gabriel says:

    I need fertilized kanga eggs, specifically from Eldoret. I need eggs from black and white spotted kanga. Contact 0713744757.

  127. caroline muthoni githinji says:

    Hi,I’ve come across your website and am very impressed. Am very much interested in farming the indigenous chickens but I have no idea on how to go about it I need more advise maybe you can direct me to your offices and give me more advise. Thanks

  128. willy says:

    Hi,
    i am a large scale kienyeji chicken farmer with about 7000 birds. i am urgently looking for a market especially within Nairobi. they are fully grown and very healthy. i need a constant market. contact me on 0727518683.

  129. Mbochi says:

    A good Article. I need kuloirer birds n kari breed.0734338777 any help?

  130. Ngetich says:

    Hi I am from Bomet, I need 500 kuroiler one day old chicks contact me on 0722671100

  131. Clemencia Ouma says:

    I need the Kienyeji KARI two month olds at 200 my number is 0736470179

  132. Irene Musyoka says:

    i need improved kienyeji chicks one day old 100 of them my number 0722301607

  133. ngei musomba says:

    I want to know if a cockrel from KARI bread can change my local chicken. How many cockrels do i need for a certain number of hens.

  134. Robert Gichuru says:

    Profitable poultry business requires record keeping. For free recording keeping services, go to http://www.pointsmaster.com/ssfdis/ from your mobile phone or computer.
    Records are used for: determining profitability, decision making, comparing improvements in the use of inputs( feed, vaccination, land, labor, capital etc.), planning to grow and become a more efficient producer

  135. Thanks a lot for the good work you were doing. Kindly, I need the kienyeji one from your centre. Pls advice me on the bookings, collection, prices, how long it takes for one to collect. Thank you so much.

  136. Sue says:

    This site is amazing am now loaded with information. I need incubator where can I buy 1 from? Am in need urgently.

  137. Ben Wamagata says:

    I would like the kienyeji chicken from kari.I would like to get about 100 day-old chicks,please contact me on 0722361739,thank you

  138. kalimbui Joseph says:

    I need chicks to rear in Kitui county. Kindly advice: my number is 0724281001. and I would like to visit a farm for a field study.

  139. Richard Ochieng Bonyo says:

    I am a farmer from Homa Bay County, Kakelo Location. I need 300 day old KARI kienyeji chicks. My contact is 0729 267 462.

  140. jm amor says:

    i would like to start this type of farming,am in Busia county,where can i get assted especially this KARI branch that is near my county for pls help.

  141. jm amor says:

    pls contact;0728772461

  142. evans ochieng says:

    Is it possible to rent a plot to start this business ?,and if so i want to start with 100 one week old chicks.what the size of the structure i need and the other excigency.

  143. kenly says:

    please need info on kienyeji chic,How to start? what i need? In nairobi want to start with 10chics
    call 0733937706

  144. Enock Nyakundi says:

    I’m nyakundi from kisii all kienyieji kuku available from kari pls cont:0728486627. All kienyeji kuku available cont 0728486627

  145. ken says:

    please i need kroiler chicks for layers where can i find them and at how much advice, am in usenge town siaya county call me on 0723352679

  146. chamon says:

    am also interested with day old chicks from kari condition is that it should be 1st generation from kari in not more than 1year ago number 0707184297

  147. dickson says:

    Who has KARI one day chicks or a pure kenbro cockerel for breeding local kienyeji hens around nakuru town. I need it urgently. 0717647270

  148. Stephen says:

    Am very interested in rearing this kienyeji anybody there with the know how contact me thr 0722583197

  149. eldad rotich says:

    i have 300 dayold kenbro chicks for sell at Eldoret ziwa,0721514177.)

  150. joy says:

    nice article. heard of Kuroiler?I’m selling one day chic at 150.in Mombasa.
    0710558800

  151. charles....in Nakuru says:

    Thankyou for that informative article..kienyeji chicken are very easy to rear.I started with 16 chicken on feb now i have more than 60.I make my own chicken feed and it has good returns

  152. Shadrack kemei says:

    Selling 100 mature kienyeji 420sh,cocks 550,well vaccinated,..food formulation ,o72935324o

  153. Ben says:

    I want to start rearing kienyeji chicken. Where will i get the chicks and at how much. Please give me advise

  154. wanjagara Ahmed says:

    I am interested in starting the indegenous breed back at my home in Siaya and need more information on this business. I am very raw on it and needs advise and guidance. Many thanks.

  155. ken at ruai says:

    anyone wth day old kari improved kienyeji for sale around ruai? 0728528778

  156. Muenmu says:

    I visited KARI NAIVASHA and was amazed at their good work. The cost of feed per chicken is far much lower than KENBRO which I have reared before. I did away with all the Kebro and got into Kari chicken.I am now hatching chicks from KARI stock which I am selling to interested farmers at competitive rates. I live at Kahawa Sukari in Nairobi.
    You can book chicks by paying a 30% deposit. You can also call to plan for a visit and training for 500 sh only for those not buying chicks.Those who buy chicks do not pay the induction training fee.
    My address:
    0711952727
    [email protected]

  157. fredrick says:

    I keep indigenous kienyeji chicken (NOT KARI) and I have perfected in treating n feeding them. Anyone interested to venture to this stress-free farming can contact me 0723015709. I also sell mature kienyeji chicken for meat and egg production. I also sell eggs at @460 per crate of kienyeji chicken. Contact me

  158. Kalati says:

    Iam interested to start poultry farming.Can somebody advice which chicks to buy between 1 day old chicks and 4 weeks chicks.

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