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Erias Kasumba has no regrets after choosing local chicken over exotic breeds
Erias Kasumba of Nabingo in Wakiso District says he took a decision about 10 years ago to rear only local chicken and he has had no regrets since then.

Erias Kasumba of Nabingo in Wakiso District says he took a decision about 10 years ago to rear only local chicken and he has had no regrets since then. 

Rearing local chicken is said to be straightforward and does not require a lot of sophisticated management.

Many poultry farmers rearing exotic breeds have suffered losses from the viral Newcastle disease that can cause mortality rates of up to 100%, which local breeds are less susceptible to.

 

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