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CATTLE BREEDERS SEEK GOVERNMENT INTERVENTION ON COW VACCINATION

Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) has called for urgent interventions of governments through the nationwide vacation of cows to curtail the outbreak of Contagious Bovine Pleuropneumonia (CBPP). The General Secretary of MACBAN, Alhaji Othman Ngelzarma made the call while briefing the newsmen about the disease outbreak in Bauchi and FCT on Continue Reading
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OGUN VCDP EMPHASIZES CAPACITY BUILDING FOR FARMERS, HERDERS ON GRAZING

The Ogun State Programme Manager, Value Chain Development Programme (VCDP), Mr. Samuel Adeogun has explained the need to engage herdsmen on new technologies of rearing livestock without destroying farm produce. Adeogun, who made this known at a meeting on reducing farmers/herders clashes at Obafemi Owode Local Government, organised by the V CDP, Ogun State Unit, […]Continue Reading
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FARMERS URGED TO CONSIDER PRODUCTION OF LOCAL CATTLE BREED

An Animal Scientist, Mr Osmond Maduabuchi, has tasked farmers on breeding of local specie of cattle as an alternative source of meat for local consumption and export. Mr Maduabuchi, Acting Director, Department of Animal Production, Anambra State Ministry of Agriculture, Mechanisation, Processing and Export, said this during an interview with newsmen at his office in […]Continue Reading
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ESTABLISH RANCHES THROUGH PPP TO RESOLVE FARMERS/HERDSMEN CONFLICTS, NISER TELLS FG, STATES

For sustainable peace between farmers and herdsmen, the Nigerian Institute of Social and Economic Research (NISER), Ibadan, has urged federal and state government to see to the setting up of cattle ranches through public-private partnership. This is as the institute called for the setting up of grazing reserves in states that have consented as a […]Continue Reading
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COLLEGE EX-PROVOST FAULTS FG’S RANCHING PROJECT, RICE PRODUCTION FIGURE

Suggests way forward A former provost of the Kabba College of Agriculture, Kogi State, Dr Akin Olonihuwa, has faulted the Federal Government’s proposed cattle ranch development. The former college administrator said “The ranching, as proposed now, will only create fresh civil servants and politician millionaires without addressing the real issues.” The real issues, he Continue Reading
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FRIESLAND CAMPINA EARMARKS 23M EUROS TO BOOST DAIRY PRODUCTION IN NIGERIA

In bid to increase the production of dairy products in Nigeria, a Dutch dairy company, Friesland Campina, has made known its resolve to invest about twenty-three million Euros in the nation’s dairy production. Chief Executive Officer of the company, Hein Schumacher, made the disclosure while speaking with journalists after a meeting with the vice-president, Professor […]Continue Reading