the poultry project

Chicken Delivery

June 22nd, 2011

After three weeks in the care of a poultry farming/animal health expert, the chickens were delivered to families in Mbale, Tororo and Soroti. The chickens spent those three weeks eating wholesome feeds (maize bran; vitamin supplements; protein-ants, maggots, fish; greens; minerals-crushed bones, shells, and salt), drinking clean water, getting de-worming treatment, and receiving vaccines to prevent new castle disease and fowl pox. In the meantime, the build team finished building all the coops. So, the participants received healthy birds that are almost ready to start laying eggs and they have a new coop to give the birds shelter. We’ll have more photos of the delivery this week, so keep checking back!

 

 

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2 Responses to “Chicken Delivery”

  1. emily says:

    Awesome Peter!!!! Fantastic work! And thank you to Frank for helping with the drop-off:)

    - Emily & Joe

    ps. wilson’s coop looks great!

  2. prince emma batutsi says:

    good work done
    with love

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