Improved productivity of KALRO Kienyeji Indigenous Chicken

The table below shows the difference between local chicken and KALRO improved chicken interms of egg production, egg size, age at maturity and age at which it attais 2Kg live weight.




 

Local

Chicken

KIC

Egg Numbers/bird/year

 80-100

200-250

Egg size (g)

30-45

50-60

Age at First Egg (Months)

8

5

Age at 2 kg (Months)

8

4