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Poultry Industry News: Nigeria

06 March 2015
Poultry Industry News from Nigeria Ten Farms in Bauchi State, Nigeria, Hit by Avian Flu
NIGERIA - Ten farms in one state, Bauchi, in central Nigeria, are currently battling highly pathogenic avian influenza....
04 March 2015
Poultry Industry News from Nigeria Seven More H5N1 Avian Flu Outbreaks in Central Nigeria
NIGERIA - Seven new outbreaks of high-path H5N1 avian flu have been reported in central Nigeria, affecting almost 32,000 poultry....
03 March 2015
Poultry Industry News from Nigeria New High-path Bird Flu Outbreak in Nigerian Layer Flock
NIGERIA - An egg farm in Ogun state in the south-west of the country has been affected by highly pathogenic avian influenza of the H5N1 subtype, leading to the death or destruction of 30,000 birds....
20 February 2015
Poultry Industry News from Nigeria Twelve New H5N1 Flu Outbreaks in Nigerian Poultry
NIGERIA - A further 12 poultry flocks with a total of more than 40,000 birds have been hit by the H5N1 highly pathogenic avian influenza virus....
19 February 2015
Poultry Industry News from Nigeria Nigeria Reports New Avian Flu Outbreak in Chickens
NIGERIA - A 9,000-bird layer flock has succumbed to the highly pathogenic H5N1 avian flu virus in the state of Ogun, which is in the south-west of the country and borders Benin....
12 February 2015
Poultry Industry News from Nigeria Nigerian Poultry Sector Prepares to Keep out Bird Flu
NIGERIA - A leading veterinarian warns that avian influenza poses a threat to the country's poultry sector, which is estimated to be worth 700 billion naira (NGN) or around US$3.4 billion...
03 February 2015
Poultry Industry News from Nigeria Avian Flu Hits 18 Nigerian States
NIGERIA - As the avian influenza virus is detected in poultry in 18 states, a nationwide control plan is being prepared. ...
27 January 2015
Poultry Industry News from Nigeria Eight New Bird Flu Outbreaks in Nigeria
NIGERIA - Highly pathogenic avian influenza of the H5N1 subtype has been reported in eight more poultry flocks in the southern states of Nigeria....
26 January 2015
Poultry Industry News from Nigeria Nigeria Reports Seven New Outbreaks of Bird Flu in Poultry
NIGERIA - The highly pathogenic avian influenza of the H5N1 variant has been identified as the cause of seven new outbreaks of the disease in poultry in the last week in the north and centre of the country....
23 January 2015
Poultry Industry News from Nigeria Vencomatic Group Present at Biggest Poultry Show in West Africa
NIGERIA - The Poultry Association of Nigeria (PAN), the National body of Poultry Industry's stakeholders in Nigeria, organised the fourth edition of the Nigeria Poultry Show, Abeokuta 2014, at which Vencomatic Group participated with a new dealer....
Poultry Industry News from Nigeria Seven Nigerian States Report Bird Flu Outbreaks
NIGERIA - Highly pathogenic avian influenza has spread to seven states and affected 140,000 birds, according to a report today. The H5N1 virus strain has been identified as the cause....
22 January 2015
Poultry Industry News from Nigeria Avian Flu Spreads to New Nigerian States
NIGERIA - Poultry mortalities from highly pathogenic avian influenza have been reported in the states of Ogun, Delta, Edo and Rivers. Farmers are being urged to raise biosecurity and consumers are warned only to buy poultry from reliable sources....
19 January 2015
Poultry Industry News from Nigeria More Poultry Lost to Avian Flu in Nigeria
NIGERIA - A second outbreak of highly pathogenic avian flu in the country has been confirmed at Badore, near Lagos in the south-west, where 2,000 poultry have been culled. The previous outbreak was in the far north of Nigeria and the government has embarked...
13 January 2015
Poultry Industry News from Nigeria Nigeria Reports Highly Pathogenic Avian Flu in Chicken Flock
NIGERIA - An outbreak of H5 highly pathogenic avian influenza has been reported in a mixed backyard chicken flock in the northern state of Kano....
05 January 2015
Poultry Industry News from Nigeria Nigeria Finds Sorghum a Good Alternative to Maize in Poultry Feed
NIGERIA - The performance of broiler chicken fed on 100 per cent sorghum as a substitute to maize was highlighted during a field day in Nigeria where farmers, millers, researchers, public servants and decision makers participated....
15 December 2014
Poultry Industry News from Nigeria Arrests in Nigeria for Importing Frozen Poultry
NIGERIA - Two people have been arrested in Nigeria for the importation of a large quantities of frozen poultry....
17 September 2014
Poultry Industry News from Nigeria N14m Frozen Poultry Products Seized and Destroyed in Nigeria
NIGERIA - The onslaught against smugglers by the Nigeria Customs Service continued last week when the special anti-smuggling task force of the Comptroller General, Abdullahi Dikko Inde, intercepted two vans loaded with 2,000 cartons of frozen poultry...
16 September 2014
Poultry Industry News from Nigeria Imo Modern Poultry Begins Sale of Birds
NIGERIA - The Imo Modern Poultry, Avutu, which had remained moribund for over 20 years, has received a boost by the Governor Rochas Okorocha's government as part of its efforts to create employment opportunities, promote agriculture as well as boost the...
02 September 2014
Poultry Industry News from Nigeria Nigeria's Poultry Farmers Warned to Keep Environment Clean
NIGERIA - The National Environmental Standards Regulation and Enforcement Agency (NESREA), has warned poultry farmers in Plateau not to operate in dirty areas to avoid being sanctioned....
25 July 2014
Poultry Industry News from Nigeria Nigerian Customs Seizes Poultry Products in Seme
NIGERIA - Seme Area Command of the Nigeria Customs Service has seized prohibited frozen poultry products worth five million naira (NGN) along bush paths used by smugglers around the border between Nigeria and Benin Republic....
09 July 2014
Poultry Industry News from Nigeria Market Needed to Give Poultry Farmers Edge over Middle Men
NIGERIA – Nigerian poultry keepers are calling on the government to allocate market space to farmers to sell produce directly and avoid market ‘exploitation’....
20 June 2014
Poultry Industry News from Nigeria Business Community Flags Nigeria for Broiler Opportunity
NIGERIA – Entrepreneurs are being encouraged to look at Nigerian poultry farming as a recipe for fast profits in a dynamic market....
16 June 2014
Poultry Industry News from Nigeria Nigeria Destroys Illegally Smuggled Poultry Goods
NIGERIA - A large shipment of illegally smuggled poultry meat worth almost US$30,000 has been destroyed by the customs service....
15 May 2014
Poultry Industry News from Nigeria Nigerian Poultry Farmers Blame B’Haram for Drop in Sales
NIGERIA - Poultry farmers under the jurisdiction of the Poultry Association of Nigeria say the activities of Boko Haram are taking their toll on sales of poultry products in northern Nigeria....
29 April 2014
Poultry Industry News from Nigeria Imo Govt to Revive Avutu Poultry Firm
NIGERIA - Imo State government has pledged to revive the multi-billion naira Avutu Modern Poultry farm, Obowo, established by the late Governor Sam Mbakwe but which was later abandoned to waste by successive administrations in the state. Governor Rochas...
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