Welcome to the Afrimash DOC Self-Service section!
Afrimash’s Category for the USSD Self-Service Platform for farmers to purchase farm input themselves.
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Day-old Chicks (DOC) are young chickens bred for meat and egg production. They provide the best quality meat in taste and appearance. They are easy to raise and are a suitable market option because of their excellent feed conversion ratio and yield.
Our day-old chicks are categorized into
Pullets (black pullets, Novogen brown, Isa Brown, Lohmann Brown etc).
Broilers (including Marshall, arbor acres, ross 308, and others),
Cockerels (white cockerels and black cockerels) and kuroilers
The DOC self-service category features subcategories – Chicks, Chicks Combo, Chicks Equipment, Poultry Drugs, etc., which are all linked below.
Uses and Benefits
Day-old chicks are easy to raise and manage.
They are very productive in that they grow to lay up to 300 eggs per year.
They begin laying eggs in eighteen to twenty-two (18-22) weeks.
They produce meat in great quantities.
They can adapt to various housing systems and environmental conditions.
They are resistant to diseases.
They have low mortality especially after they have crossed the brooding stage ( zero to four weeks).
They have a great feed conversion ratio performance.
They are healthy and affordable.