Uzima Chicken is the leading distributor of high-quality, dual purpose day-old chicks in East Africa. Uzima Chicken plans to transform the poultry industry in Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda, providing smallholder farmers with a robust, disease-resistant bird that can thrive in local, rural conditions and is more productive than local birds. Uzima Chicken believes our dual purpose birds can help eliminate poverty and malnutrition across East Africa.
dedicated to making farmers
healthier & wealthier
Interested in becoming our
Agent or farmer?
Farmers who purchase day old chicks (DOCs) from Uzima Chicken, brood the chicks for 30-45 days, and sell chicks to smallholder farmers in their local community. Agents receive extensive support from the Uzima Chicken’s team regarding technical management and marketing.
OUR SMALLHOLDER FARMERS
Farmers who buy brooded chickens from agents and rear SASSO to either sell or consume their eggs and meat. Males require 3 months total to reach market weight, while females will begin laying within 5 months.