How to Start a Butchery Business in Kenya



The butchery business is a very feasible business venture as many Kenyans enjoy meat. Kenyans enjoy the delicacy very much. All kinds of meat from mutton to pork, to beef, are very marketable. Butcheries are easy to start and run as well. Here is a guide on how to start butchery businesses in Kenya. Butcheries are easy to start and manage to provide a source of self-employment and income. 

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Before starting a butchery business, consider the following factors: 

  • Come up with a good business plan to assess the feasibility of the business idea. The meat business is very lucrative but as a business, you want to ensure that you get the most out of the butchery. A good plan will enable you to assess the amount of capital you may require and expected returns. 
  • Also, consider the amount of capital you have. A butchery business is not too complicated to start. This is a key factor that may determine the success or failure of the butchery. 
  • Location is a key factor as well. A place with high traffic is likely to attract more customers than an isolated one. It is also advised to have your butchery in a residential area with a high population. 
  • You should also consider the cultures of the surrounding neighborhood. Some communities may be vegan or not eat various kinds of meat. 
  • Make sure there is electricity for proper storage of leftover meat to reduce losses. 
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Requirements for starting a butchery business in kenya



The cost of starting a butchery is relatively cheap as compared to starting most businesses. To start a butchery business in Kenya, you will require the following: Continue to page 2


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