Determinants of chicken production in Uganda
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The main objective of this study was to assess the determinants of the chicken rearing in Uganda. The study aimed at finding out whether region of the household head, marital status of the household head, age of the household head, gender of the household head, education level of the household head, loan amount received, transport to access, amount paid to labourers, main source of information and main purpose of rearing livestock have a significant relationship with the number of chicken reared. It used secondary data which was obtained from the Uganda Bureau of Statistics, Annual Agriculture Survey 2020. The analysis was done using frequency distribution, summary statistics, and multi linear regression. Results showed that marital status of the household head, education status of the household head, amount paid to labourers, transport to access, main source of information, number of birds reared by women, main purpose of rearing chicken by household head, and region significantly influenced number of birds reared.