How to Start and Run a Successful Poultry Business

How to Start and Run a Successful Poultry Business

How to Start and Run a Successful Poultry Business

How to Start and Run Successful Poultry Business

However, it also necessitates careful planning and administration. Poultry farming  can be successful and sustainable enterprise in Kenya. I’ve put up list of advice to help novice farmers get started and seasoned farmers  enhance their businesses because I’m an expert poultry farmer and equipment specialist.

Make a feasibility analysis:

Do your homework on the costs of production and the local market demand for chicken goods before establishing your farm. This will enable you to decide what size and kind of business is best appropriate for your region. To ascertain the level of local demand for chicken products, including meat and eggs, as well as their costs, do a market analysis. Additionally, look at production ekxpenses for things like feed, labor, housing, and equipment. This will enable you to choose the operation size that will provide the best returns on your investment.

Choose the right breed:

Different breeds of chickens have different characteristics, such as growth rate, egg production, and disease resistance. Consult with a poultry specialist to choose the best breed for your specific situation.

Suitable accommodations and tools: Make sure your birds have clean, well-ventilated home, as well as the required        supplies  like feeders, drinks, and lighting. Your birds will stay healthy and productive  if you do this.Additionally, the house should be designed to prevent the entry of predators and disease-carrying pests. 


To safeguard your birds from diseases, put strong biosecurity procedures in place. This entails keeping predators and pests that spread disease out of the flock and keeping young birds separate from it until they have been examined by a veterinarian. In order to stop the spread of avian influenza and other poultry diseases, biosecurity is essential. This can be done by putting in place stringent measures including foot washes, cleaning processes, and quarantining new birds before integrating them into the flock.

Feed and nutrition:

Provide your birds with a balanced diet that meets their nutritional needs. This will help to ensure that they grow well and produce high-quality eggs.Additionally, it’s important to provide your birds with clean and fresh water at all times.

Health management:

Regularly check the health of your birds and consult with a veterinarian if you notice any signs of disease. This will help to prevent outbreaks and keep your flock healthy.

Record keeping:

Keep accurate records of your birds’ growth, feed consumption, egg production, and veterinary treatments. This will help you to identify problems and make informed decisions about your flock.

  1. Isaac says

    Thanks for info

  2. Isaac says

    Asante Kwa ukarimu wenu, am enlightened.

  3. phillip Kiplangat cheruiyot says

    Can you share with me indigenous chicken feed formulation for the below:
    1. Chicks
    2. Growers
    3. Layers

    1. admin says

      I will look for a pdf please send your WhatsApp number

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