Kienyeji chicken is a broad name used for indigenous chicken breeds in Kenya, mostly reared in the village under the free-range method.
Farming Kienyeji is becoming popular in Kenya today because the chicken are considered organic and hence the preferred healthier option.
Kienyeji chicken farming can bring in good returns or lead to great losses. We did a survey among 50 Kienyeji poultry farmers asking them to tell us their challenges. One farmer exclaimed, “I am feeding them with zero returns ! ”.