Homerange Poultry Kenya, our focus and specialization is on the
Kari Improved Kienyeji Chicken developed by the Kenya Agricultural
and Livestock Research Organisation (KALRO) - Formerly, Kenya Agricultural
Research Institute (KARI)!
pride ourselves in ensuring that the best poultry farming practices
are continuously implemented on our poultry farm ensuring no inbreeding
amongst our chicken and most importantly applying selective breeding,
hence guaranteeing our customers the highest quality kari improved
kienyeji chicken, that gives them high production and high disease
KARI Improved kienyeji chicken are adaptable to any environmental
conditions whether hot or cold. The breed is well known as a strong
dual-purpose chicken, a good poultry breed for year-round egg laying
as well as meat production. The hens are broody and good mothers
and they will lay eggs year round producing 280 - 320 eggs per year.
the breed matures faster compared to the ordinary kienyeji chicken,
attaining a market weight of 1.5 - 1.8 kgs within 4.5 - 5 months.
so many many breeds being labelled kienyeji chicken, it is worth
clarifying that KARI Improved Kienyeji is the only improved breed
that is 100% kienyeji as it has NOT been crossbred wth any exotic
chicken (i.e. broiler) in the course of its development. KARI Improved
kienyeji chicken thus guarantees the comsumer the same great taste,
same unparalled quality and texture of the ordinary local indigenous