AKM GLITTERS CO.LTD
Monday - Friday: 08:00 AM - 05:30 PM
Saturday: 08:30 AM - 03:00 PM
AKM Glitters Company Ltd currently manage its first Kuroiler breeder farm. The Kuroiler parent stock farm is located 21km North-West of Dar es Salaaam at Mbopo village in Mabwepande Ward in Ubungo District. Six additional breeder farms will be established2 in 2018, 2019 and 2019.
The objective of the breeder farms is to produce eggs for the hatchery plant in Mbezi. With the eggs from the parent stock farm, the hatchery will produce Kuroiler day old chicks which are sold to the franchised brooding enterprises established in the regions.
These brooder enterprises will brood the day old chicks for 4 weeks then sell these chicks to rural smallholders households to rear for egg and meat production.
Kuroiler is a dual purpose hybrid chicken well adapted to local management under village conditions by mallholder and this management will produce 200 - 260 eggs during a 12 month egg laying retiod and gains weight faster compared to local indigenous chicken. Hens begin laying eggs from 5-6 months, cocks weighs a least 2Kg at around three months, at which a smallholder farmer sale for the meet.
The present breeder farm complex is comprised of four chicken houses with a total capacity of up to 12500 layer chicken parent stock.
There is also the office, cold store and farm manager's house. While the farm receives eletricity from national grid, it has standby backup of 80KVA diesel generator to supply electricity whenever there is power outage. There is also an incinerator for the disposal of non solid waste and borehole supplying water to the chick houses and other farm operations.