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Black soldier fly larvae can cut reliance on antibiotics in poultry, scientists discover

Having the larvae in feeds increases the wealth of beneficial bacteria in the gut of the birds, thus promoting their overall health and growth. By…

Poultry farming boost in Kisumu county

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Kenya is working in partnership with the County of Kisumu to promote poultry farming. The main aim is to improve agricultural production as…

Women and youth in Nakuru earning a living through chicken rearing

With the declining jobs in Kenya, and especially in urban areas, women and youth in Nakuru County have taken to rearing chickens to earn a…

Kiambu Poultry Farmers’ Cooperative: The power of a visionary group

By Caroline Mwendwa  When egg prices dropped in November 2018 due to imports flooding the Kenyan market, local farmers were hit hard. They had nowhere…