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YAP Proposal #19: “Poultry Farming” (Emmanuel Musabyimana, Rwanda)


My name is Musabyimana Emmanuel, I am Rwandan and 32 years old, and I am agronomist engineer in animal science.

My business is poultry farming, where I grow broilers and sell chicken meats. I started this business in December 2014, with 1000 broilers and now I am at the number 1500 broilers. And each batch takes two months to grow it and sell it. My objective is to reach the number of 15000 broilers in 3 years and this will allow me to put on market chicken meat at affordable prices. It is a profitable business because it is from the profit I made on each batch I managed to increase the number from a 1000 to 1500 broilers.

The margin of benefit varies from 300 Rwf/kg to 900 Rwf/kg depending on the prices on the market
Apart of increasing the number, I aim also to start a transformation unit, to add value on chicken meats and set up a fast food selling point, a small hatchery and slaughtering house with freezing room.

Blogpost and picture submitted by Emmanuel Musabyimana (Rwanda) – dr_emanu(at)

The content, structure and grammar is at the discretion of the author only.

This post is published as proposal #19 of “YAP” – our “Youth Agripreneur Project”.

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1 thought on “YAP Proposal #19: “Poultry Farming” (Emmanuel Musabyimana, Rwanda)”

  1. Hello YAP!, I like this project of Emmanuel Musabyimana as it is well prepared,,. it is a very inspiring project, I don’t miss to consider it among the best! thank you to encourage the young entrepreneurs.

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