Above (Fig. 2) is
a comprehensive (and factual) comparison between the poultry breeds
of kari improved Kienyeji chicken, kuroiler improved Kienyeji
chicken, kenbro Kienyeji chicken and rainbow rooster with regard
to their egg production and financial return from the sale of
The information provided
herein has been computed from material and resources availed by
the primary breed producers ( i.e. KARLO, Keggs Farms Pvt. India,
Indbro Research & Breeding Farms Pvt Ltd and Kenchic) through
various forms including brochures, videos and various online material
available both on their websites and other related sites. This
is to ensure the highest accuracy of the information herein provided.
From the above analysis, the most profitable breed to keep for
egg production is the KARI
Improved kienyeji chicken.
This is so because
the breed consumes the least amount of feed compared
to all the other breeds. Thus, the breed offers the least
egg production cost while their eggs are sold at the standard
market price of Kshs. 450 per tray.
KENBRO chicken may not be the highest feed consumer,
however, due to its low egg production, it requires very
many days of egg production to fill up a tray, and this translates
to more feed consumption and hence a higher production cost for
a tray of eggs.
In summary, for those
seeking to keep chicken for egg production, below is
the list of recommended breeds ranking from the Most Profitable
to the Least Profitable:-