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How To Start Profitable Fish Farming In Kenya

There are so many information on the internet on how to start fish farming in Kenya especially catfish but few are detailed enough to really assist aspiring fish farmer to get started. I will be endeavor to make this article as detailed as possible and hope that other experienced fish farmer will add to it as we try to answer people’s questions by commenting.

One of the most popular agribusiness in Kenya is fish farming and for good reasons. Gone are the days when the only means of getting fish is by catching it in the local rivers and ponds through trial and errors. Today, the modern farm practice has made it possible to grow fish in the farms and control the input.

If you are thinking of business to start now, I recommend you start Catfish Farming. If you are an existing farmer and you are looking to expand your farm capacity, I’d encourage you add fish farming to your line of business. Fish farming (especially catfish) is most compatible with poultry rearing as you can use the poultr…

How To Start Pig Farming In Kenya (Step By Step Guide)

Pig farming in Kenya is a very lucrative agricultural business but sadly, only a few Kenyans know about this trade. The initial investment required to start a pig farm is small compared to the huge profit you will enjoy later, their housing and equipment require little investment to start although this depends the majorly on the system of rearing you want to engage in.

It has a short gestation period of 114 days that is three months, three weeks and three days, they mature very early.

A piglet takes only 6-9months to get to the market size of 60-90kg. This is a liquid asset as they don’t take up to one year before being sold off. They are non-ruminant animals and belong to the family of sudae. Pigs are mainly of two species “sus sacrofa and sus vittatus.

These are the breeds if pigs, they includes:


All these breeds can be grouped however into…

How To Start Onion Farming In Kenya

Onions farming in Kenya is highly neglected and is considered to be a menial job meant only for the poor farmers and yet this crop support millions of lives in Kenya because people use this very onion on daily basis! In fact there are many families in the Kenya that depend on Onions farming and are living the life of their choice without other people knowing of it.

Onions farming has the capability of making millions for anyone who knows the market value of the crop and is serious with it as business either farming or even doing the buying and selling aspect alone.

Onions farming is not difficult as  it can be grown within the compound if one wish because it can as well survive as against what many believe that it can only be planted and harvested only in some parts of the country, onions can be grown anywhere in this Kenya.

For those considering Onions farming in Kenya, it is indeed a huge business with good turnover for serious farmers because it is highly consumed around the world. Th…