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Poultry Industry News: Kenya

17 November 2017
Poultry Industry News from Kenya Fears Over Chicken, Beef Being Sold in Some Eateries
KENYA - Lunchtime and early evening see fast food outlets in the city bustling with people, with chips and fried chicken among the most popular meals ordered. ...
24 August 2017
Poultry Industry News from Kenya Kenya Lifts Poultry Ban for Three Large Ugandan Export Firms
KENYA - Three large Ugandan firms are set to make millions after they were exclusively allowed to bring poultry products into Kenya....
23 May 2017
Poultry Industry News from Kenya Poultry Company Opens New Centre in Kiambu
KENYA - East African poultry company Kenchic has opened a store in Kiambu town which it says could create as much as 1,500 jobs in the county....
13 April 2015
Poultry Industry News from Kenya Kenyan Poultry Expo to be Held in July
KENYA - A poultry event will be held in Nairobi in July 2015, including over 80 international exhibitors....
15 September 2014
Poultry Industry News from Kenya Researchers Say Nairobi Chicken Poses Health Threats
KENYA - Research conducted by Kenya Medical Research Institute (Kemri) recently established that most of the chicken sold in butcheries, supermarkets and retail outlets in Nairobi pose a serious health threat to consumers....
23 July 2014
Poultry Industry News from Kenya Kenyan County Farmers in Rush to Meet Chicken, Eggs Demand
KENYA - A survey commissioned by the Kakamega County Government shows the county produces slightly more than 35 million eggs every year, compared to an annual demand of 170 million eggs. ...
01 April 2014
Poultry Industry News from Kenya Kenyan Chicken Campaign Makes Way to Top Position
KENYA - A rural chicken entreprise targeting women and youth has won a business competition organised by ‘You Win Awards’. The One Hen Campaign is a social enterprise seeking to empower rural communities through rearing of indigenous chicken....
17 March 2014
Poultry Industry News from Kenya New Poultry Partnership for Kenyan Women, Young People
KENYA - A women's and youth group is working with the poultry industry to promote poultry keeping and help empower these two sectors of society....
27 January 2014
Poultry Industry News from Kenya Farmers Lament Drop in Prices of Quail Eggs
KENYA - Quail farmers in Nyeri County have raised concern over the drop in the prices of quail eggs from Sh100 to Sh30 per egg....
27 August 2013
Poultry Industry News from Kenya Conference Declares Need for Up-scaled Food Systems
KENYA - On 20-21 August 2013 in the UN offices in Nairobi, Kenya, at the 1st Africa Food Security and Adaptation Conference, participants declared that ecosystem-based adaptation approaches should be mainstreamed and up-scaled to build resilient food...
26 August 2013
Poultry Industry News from Kenya Kuchi Chicken Offers Solution to Marakwet Poultry Farmers
KENYA - For farmers in Elgeyo/Marakwet County, the rare indigenous Kuchi chicken breed have become a gateway out of poverty....
19 August 2013
Poultry Industry News from Kenya Egyptian Firm Hatches into Kenyan Poultry Market
KENYA - Wadi Group, an Egyptian agri-business firm has announced plans to enter the Kenyan poultry market, with the establishment of hatcheries in several semi-arid regions....
26 July 2013
Poultry Industry News from Kenya Kenchic Installs Ultra-modern Athi River Hatchery
KENYA - Poultry company, Kenchic, has invested Sh1.5 billion on the largest hatchery in east and central Africa. The machines have been installed in the firm's six breeder farms in Kajiado and Naivasha....
05 March 2013
Poultry Industry News from Kenya Cell Phones Revolutionise Kenya’s Livestock Sector
KENYA - Farmers and veterinarians across Africa are increasingly using cell phones to issue alerts quickly about possible animal disease outbreaks at a very early stage and to track wide-scale vaccination campaigns....
18 February 2013
Poultry Industry News from Kenya Chinese Firm Eyes Kenyan Poultry Market
KENYA - A Chinese firm manufacturing hatchery equipment has partnered with a local establishment to tap into the promising opportunities at the county level in Kenya....
25 January 2013
Poultry Industry News from Kenya Fund Offers Egg Incubator Loans
KENYA - Young Kenyans interested in poultry farming can now apply for egg hatching incubators on credit from the Youth Enterprise Development Fund....
27 July 2012
Poultry Industry News from Kenya KARI Introduces New Indigenous Chicken
KENYA - A new breed of indigenous chicken breed has been introduced in the market. The new breed introduced by Kenya Agricultural Research Institute produces more eggs and meat and can be reared under free-range conditions....
28 December 2011
Poultry Industry News from Kenya Kenya Turns to Uganda for Eggs Due to Feed Costs
KENYA - High production costs have seen many Kenyans cross the borders to buy cheaper eggs from Uganda for consumption and re-sale in Kenya....
10 November 2011
Poultry Industry News from Kenya Poultry Vaccination Programme Starts
KENYA - Around 50,000 poultry are to be vaccinated in the Likuyani District....
08 November 2011
Poultry Industry News from Kenya Egg Producers Forced to Leave Industry
KENYA - High feed ingredient prices are forcing egg producers to look for alternative businesses, including broiler rearing....
01 November 2011
Poultry Industry News from Kenya Nakuru Council, Chicken Traders Differ on Abattoir
KENYA - A row is brewing between the Nakuru Municipal Council and the Top Market Chicken Traders Association over the slaughterhouse at the Nakuru market....
17 October 2011
Poultry Industry News from Kenya Dorep Hatchery Project Faces Collapse
KENYA - The collapse of the Dorep project has left farmers facing losses. ...
16 August 2011
Poultry Industry News from Kenya Farmers Test Range of Substitutes for Maize
KENYA - Poultry farmers are seeking alternatives to maize as the local shortage persists. ...
19 April 2011
Poultry Industry News from Kenya Farmer Introduces Simple Candling Box
KENYA - A local agricultural innovator has developed a kit for poultry farmers to use in checking egg fertility and assess progress during incubation....
15 October 2010
Poultry Industry News from Kenya Success for First East African Summit
KENYA - The inaugural Kenchic Arbor Acres Seminar was held in Nairobi on 13 and 14 September, attended by representatives from leading poultry farms and hatcheries from Uganda, Tanzania and Kenya. ...
 
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