Poultry Guide

Poultry Guide

Poultry Guide ๐Ÿ“ www.joekevkukuskenya.com 1. Select your Poultry Niche The poultry industry is a broad niche. There are many sub-sectors in the poultry industry which you can tap into. When poultry farming is mentioned, a lot of people take that to mean chicken rearing or turkey rearing alone but poultry farming is a very wide business with different aspects. Below are niches in the poultry business: Egg production (Layers breeding) Meat production (Broilers breeding) Chicken breeding (Hatchery) Poultry feed production Poultry equipment manufacturing Egg and meat processing, packaging and marketing Poultry marketing and consultancy So, you see that poultry farming is very wide. Therefore, you have to choose your area of specialization. Of course, if you have enough capital and the technical know-how nothing stops you from doing all the businesses under poultry farming but it is always better to go back to the drawing board, find out which aspects of poultry farming are more profitable in your area in terms of demand and income and then select the most attractive aspects to concentrate on. 2. What type of bird will you be focusing on? Another important factor to consider is the type of birds you wish to rear. There are several types of birds that you can rear. Poultry farming can further be classified into the types of birds: Domestic fowl or Chicken (Broilers and layers) Turkey Guinea fowl Pigeon Duck Goose Peacock Quail You also have to decide on whether you want to rear layers or broilers. Layers are usually raised mainly for laying eggs so if egg production is your area of specialization, you would need...
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