Poorly run hatcheries lead to rise in Fowl pox disease
By Dr Watson Messo 12th Apr, 2021
In the past 10 years, the poultry industry in Kenya has experienced a boom in small incubators with massive production of ‘kienyeji chicks’


What you need to know about Newcastle disease
By Dr Watson Messo 02nd Apr, 2021
Layers will have drop in egg numbers. If the flock was vaccinated, there will be a rapid recovery in two to three weeks


Week by week feeding guide to increase your layers' egg production
By Dr Watson Messo 29th Mar, 2021
The overall objective during this time is to train your birds to have sufficient feed intake capacity for future egg production


Ten reasons your broilers are not adding weight
By Dr Watson Messo 18th Mar, 2021
Vaccination of donor flocks will ensure maximum protection against common diseases


Telemedicine: How to help your vet diagnose disease through the telephone
By Dr Watson Messo 06th Mar, 2021
For egg producers, production percentage per day is critical and so is average egg weight per week.


8 simple ways to sell your poultry products
By Dr Watson Messo 21st Feb, 2021
Try to know the peak sale periods for eggs or poultry meat for your target regions


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Trouble brewing as locals invade Mumias Sugar land
By Brian Kisanji 07th May, 2021
After losing a case to win back 8,700 acres, some residents have now taken matters into their hands and are now farming land belonging to a miller.


Windfall as farmers get superior quality coffee
By Lydia Nyawira 06th May, 2021
According to experts and farmers, heavier rains last year led to higher production of premium grades that fetched better prices.


Crackdown starts against farmers flouting potato packaging rule
By Japheth Makau 05th May, 2021
Traders were required to adhere to the regulations on packaging from April 2 when the law was to take effect


Top cover crops to break disease cycles
By George Mbakaya 04th May, 2021
Cover crops also known as living mulches, provide nutrients to the soil as manure does.


Dairy offers potato farmers new lifeline
By Kepher Otieno 03rd May, 2021
Other than offering farmers a ready market, the dairy also gives better prices.


Youths ignore irrigation project, prefer boda bodas
By James Omoro 03rd May, 2021
Despite the potential to be income earners for thousands, only the elderly are farming.


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