Posts Tagged ‘Kuroiler Chicken’

Rotate Roosters for higher fertilized egg percentage

If you are in business of hatching eggs, make sure you have enough Roosters which you can keep on rotating. You can see, these roosters in the photo were removed and kept in holding rooms for a day and other roosters were introduced. So, we keep on rotating roosters to make sure that we have a good percentage of fertilized eggs which result into a good percentage of chicks on hatching. Remember, each rooster serves 8 hens (according to our research) but books say one rooster per 10 hens.

Our Kuroiler Chicken parent stock is developing well

Our parent stock is developing well and this is the feed formula we use at this stage: In100Kg of Maize Bran, add: 12Kg of Fish (silver fish), 12Kg of Cotton cake, 12Kg of Lime or Shells, 0.5Kg of General Premix, 0.5Kg of Salt, 0.5Kg of Toxic Binder, NOTE: -You can add 20Kg of Broken maize if there no enough granules in the maize bran. Always remember to add toxic binder to get lead of any pathogens which might be dangerous to your birds.

We are right now Brooding Kuroiler Chicks and this is what you need to know:

Basically the brooder has to be kept warm but air has also to pass through (Ventilated)

Some sources of light would include Power/Electricity lamps/ Paraffin lamps/Solar for lighting.

Charcoal pots with holes/ Infra red lights/ Coil for heat (use which ever you can afford but there should be lighting and heat (Warmth)

Give Glucose, Chick formula (Vitamins) V&E PLUS when your chicks have just arrived. You need 3 hours when chicks taking this solution before you introduce the feeds.For the first 3 days, pour the feeds on the brooding papers and don’t introduce the feeders as the chicks need to easily pick the feeds without hardship.On day 4, you can put the feeds in feeders and you can also put litter (coffee husks, etc). When you introduce litter, make sure to raise the drinkers a little bit to prevent the litter from getting deposited into water.

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40 One-Month Old Kuroiler Chicks picked to start a poultry project for their mother

IMG_20180215_105759Last Thursday 15th Feb 2018, Aminah and her brother picked 40 one-month old Kuroiler chicks from our farm in Mukono to start a poultry project for her family. See how we innovatively packed them. We wish them success.

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How Profitable and Sustainable Small-Scale Agribusiness ventures improve Household Income and Nutrition

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PRIORITY THEME: Strategies for eradicating poverty to achieve sustainable development for all

VENUE: Conference Room D; United Nations Headquarters in New York;

SIDE EVENT ORGANIZER: Kikandwa Rural Communities Development Organization (KIRUCODO)

MAIN SIDE EVEN SPONSORS: Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition (GODAN) and Women Thrive


Session Abstract:

The Global Nutrition Report 2017 calls for nutrition to be placed at the heart of efforts to end poverty, fight diseases, raise educational standards and tackle climate change.

According to Akinwumi Adesina President of African Development Bank,  Africa’s economic progress is being undermined by hunger, malnutrition and stunting, which cost at least US$25 billion annually in sub-Saharan Africa, and leave a lasting legacy of loss, pain and ruined potential. Stunted children today lead to stunted economies tomorrow.

Over 75% of the population in Sub-Sahara Africa depends on Agriculture as main source of income and daily food supply. However, with the growing population, land for agriculture is becoming minimal and demand for food is rapidly increasing every now and then. Making Agriculture and Nutrition data open, as well as building capacities of smallholder farmers in Profitable and Sustainable Small-Scale Agribusiness ventures (PS3AgriVents) is key in eradicating poverty and improving nutrition at household level. Further, Investing in gender equality and women empowerment can unlock human potential on a transformational scale because according to the World Bank Women account for one-half of the potential human capital in any economy and they make up 40 percent of the agriculture labor force.

During the session, experiences will be shared about such PS3AgriVents which have been tested and currently changing lives in poor rural households in Uganda. Further, strategies will be discussed in connection to benefits of making Agriculture and Nutrition Data Open, market access, appropriates technologies, gender equality in relation to property ownership, access to startup capital, and value addition of agricultural produces before put on market.


List of Presentations

  1. Recoded Video message from GODAN CEO
  2. Video on Making Agriculture Nutrition Data Free for achieving Global Food Nutrition Security
  3. How Profitable and Sustainable Small-Scale Kuroiler Chicken Keeping is Improving Rural Household Income and Nutrition BY Mr. Robert Kibaya; Executive Director Kikandwa Rural Communities Development Organization (KIRUCODO).
  4. How Small-Scale Profitable vegetable Farming  is improving Household Income and Nutrition BY Jackie Kyomugisha of Kikandwa Rural Communities Development Organization (KIRUCODO).

Volunteers:

Mr. Callum McDonald of New York, USA

Ms. Davie Jennifer of New York, USA

Ms. Nguyen Jennifer Thien Huong  of New York USA

Ms. Haley Johnson of New York USA

HERE IS A LIST OF ALL APPROVED SIDE EVENT SESSIONS AND OURS IS ON 07th Feb 2018

 

 

A retired considers small-scale Profitable Kuroiler keeping for a living

IMG_5879This morning, Kabizi Wankwale Uganda Housing Cooperative Chairman Mr. Serunjoji John picked a total of 68 one-month old chicks from our farm in Mukono.
He considers small-scale profitable Kuroiler keeping as the best option for any one of his age to earn a significant income easily while home as well as ready access to protein-rich food.

Lastly, place your order today for one-day and one-month old Kuroiler chicks.

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Keeping Kuroiler Chicken to raise money for building homes for members of Uganda Housing Cooperative Union

blogThis week, we started to develop a Sustainable profitable Kuroiler Chicken keeping business plan for five Housing Cooperative Societies under UHOCHU namely: Kabizi-Wankwale, Kidokolo-Twezimbe, Nnongo, Nkokonjeru-Caritas and Polysack housing cooperatives. Members of the five societies were trained early this month in Kuroiler keeping and Management and today they consider Kuroiler keeping as a business to engage into as a group to save and build individual homes on their recently purchased land. Society members are grouped into a group of 5 families each and given a startup kit of 60 kuroiler chicks, materials and startup feeds each.

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