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STAKEHOLDERS CHARGE CBN TO IMPLEMENT UNIVERSITY-BASED POULTRY SCHEME

Poultry production specialists and industry players have charged the Central Bank of Nigeria to activate the campus-based poultry production it promised to revive since 2019. The announced latest efforts in July 2019 at an event in the head office, when the governor, Mr Godwin Emefiele, through his Deputy in charge of the Economic Policy, Dr […]Continue Reading
Poultry Farming

FARMERS, STAKEHOLDERS RAISE ALARM OVER INFLUX OF FOREIGN RICE, POULTRY DESPITE BORDER CLOSURE

It appears that the successes recorded by the Federal Government’s closure of its land borders are waning, going by the lamentations of farmers and agripreneurs. Although the impact of the closure is still being felt in the society, leading to increase in prices of consumables, including rice, of which the country has not attained competitive […]Continue Reading
Poultry Farming

INDUSTRY PLAYERS CALL ON FG, CBN TO BAN IMPORTATION OF POWDERED EGGS

Ban will boost local contents, integration policies The Federal Government, through the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), has been urged to ban the importation of egg powder or increase the tariff drastically to discourage dumping of the product on the country, stimulate home production of the powder and develop the poultry value chain. They hinged […]Continue Reading
Agribusiness Poultry Farming

OFF-TAKERS BUY OVER 60,000 EDO AGRIPRENEUR BIRDS

Off-takers, mostly processors of poultry products, in 
Edo State are working to deliver over 60,000 birds from six farm clusters. These agripreneurs are beneficiaries of a support package provided by the Governor Godwin Obaseki-led administration and the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).
  The off-takers are integral part of the de-risking deal with the Nigeria Continue Reading
Poultry Farming

‘STABLE POWER WILL REDUCE FOOD PRICES, FOSTER AGRO-INDUSTRIAL GROWTH’

The national president of the Poultry Association of Nigeria (PAN), Mr Ezekiel Ibrahim Mam, voiced out his thought, on factors affecting the stability of the industry, saying stakeholders should find ways of reducing cost of chicks and feeds as critical inputs. One of the challenges in the poultry industry now is high price of major […]Continue Reading
Poultry Farming

PAN, PROFESSIONALS WARN FARMERS, MILLERS TO PREVENT BIRD FLU

The Poultry Association of Nigeria (PAN), animal scientists and veterinary professionals have called on poultry farmers, livestock breeders and toll feed millers to embrace bio-security, farm hygiene and international best practices to prevent outbreaks of Avian Influenza (bird flu) and its attendant economic losses. Biosecurity and other safety procedures, they said, Continue Reading
Poultry Farming

POULTRY FARMERS LAMENT HIGH PRICES OF DAY-OLD CHICKS

Broiler and egg farmers have called on the government to intervene to alleviate losses associated with the high cost of procuring day-old chicks and feeds as critical inputs in poultry production. Ironically, poultry breeders and hatchery owners have expressed satisfaction over the rising prices of day-old chicks, saying the prices enable them to break even, […]Continue Reading
Poultry Farming

BIG DUTCHMAN INTRODUCES NEW AGRICULTURAL MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

Big Dutchman Agriculture Nigeria Limited, a subsidiary of Big Dutchman International, recently developed an innovative agricultural management system for egg production in Nigeria. This innovation called EasyStep56 layer cage aims to support many African farmers and small scale entrepreneurs in the development of the egg production industry in Africa.  Continue Reading