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Poultry Industry News: Nigeria

23 April 2014
Poultry Industry News from Nigeria Poultry Farmers Lament High Feed Prices
NIGERIA - Poultry farmers in Hadejia, Jigawa, have lamented the high prices of chicken feeds in the area and have called on the state government to establish a feed mill to encourage processing and poultry production in the state....
21 April 2014
Poultry Industry News from Nigeria Plateau Poultry Farmers Cry over Excess Harvest of Eggs
NIGERIA - Poultry farmers in Plateau State have raised alarm over excess eggs and poor patronage and appealed to Grand Cereal and Oil Mills Ltd, producers of Vital feeds to come to their aid....
15 April 2014
Poultry Industry News from Nigeria Nigerian State Trains Youths on Poultry Farming
NIGERIA - The Kano State Government said on Monday that it had trained 632 youths on modern poultry farming....
05 March 2014
Poultry Industry News from Nigeria Dayntee Farms Chooses Petersime Incubators
NIGERIA - Dayntee Farms Limited is a Nigerian poultry producer with an international mind set and a strong focus on producing quality products....
07 February 2014
Poultry Industry News from Nigeria Poultry Farmers Urge Federal Govt to Curb Smuggling
NIGERIA - The Chairman of the Poultry Association of Nigeria, Ogun Chapter, Mr Samuel Odunsi, on Thursday (6 February) appealed to the Federal Government to stop the smuggling of frozen foods into the country....
21 January 2014
Poultry Industry News from Nigeria Fowl Cholera Pathogen Develops Resistance to Antibiotics in Nigeria
NIGERIA - Researchers have raised concerns about the emergence of antibiotic-resistant strains of Pasteurella multocida (the pathogen linked to fowl cholera) in chickens in the region of Jos....
14 January 2014
Poultry Industry News from Nigeria Fayose’s Poultry Designed to Fail, Says Governor
NIGERIA - Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State said that the abandoned poultry farms, initiated by his predecessor, Ayo Fayose, could not be revived because the project was never designed to succeed....
17 December 2013
Poultry Industry News from Nigeria VIV Announces Animal Protein Summit for Nigeria
NIGERIA - Nigeria’s agribusiness leaders, organisations and authorities have the unique opportunity in January 2014 to take part free of charge in a one-day international summit on the further development of the country’s poultry, aquaculture and...
10 December 2013
Poultry Industry News from Nigeria Poultry Production Shoots up in Nigeria
NIGERIA - Growing health concerns in Nigeria about smuggled imported poultry have led to a 20 per cent increase in local bird production in the last one year, boosting farmers earnings and creating more jobs in the local industry....
25 November 2013
Poultry Industry News from Nigeria Vaccine-based Business Model Boosts Nigeria's Chicken Production
NIGERIA - Poultry farmers in not less than five states in Nigeria are now raking higher incomes from the sale of chickens, courtesy of a vaccine-based business model that has given higher survival rates to chickens in their farms....
22 November 2013
Poultry Industry News from Nigeria Storm Wreaks Havoc on Osun Poultry Farms
NIGERIA - Rain storm has wreaked havoc at Egbedi farm settlement close to Ede in Osun State....
18 October 2013
Poultry Industry News from Nigeria Nigerian Poultry Farmers Promise Healthy Eggs
NIGERIA - Members of the Lagos State Chapter of the Poultry Association of Nigeria have promised to recall any egg in the market that is found to be contaminated....
16 October 2013
Poultry Industry News from Nigeria Nigerian Customs Destroys N37.7 Million Poultry Products
NIGERIA - The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) Oyo/Osun Command has destroyed 5,390 cartons of imported poultry products with the monetary value of over N37.7 million in Ibadan, saying that importation of poultry products, which ought to be produced locally...
14 October 2013
Poultry Industry News from Nigeria Nigerians Warned Against Consumption of Imported Poultry Products
NIGERIA - Over the weekend, the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) warned people against continued consumption of imported poultry products because of the various heath hazards they pose....
25 September 2013
Poultry Industry News from Nigeria Intergrating Poultry, Rice and Aquaculture to Help Nigerian Farmers
NIGERIA - In order to help farmers improve their production, food security and profits, the West and Central African Council for Agricultural Research and Development (WECARD) and University of Ibadan (UI) have promoted the integration of aquaculture,...
10 September 2013
Poultry Industry News from Nigeria Small-scale Quail Production Has Potential in Nigeria
NIGERIA - Quail farming offers opportunities to smallholders to boost their income. ...
28 August 2013
Poultry Industry News from Nigeria Arbor Acres Team and CHI Host Nigeria Seminar
NIGERIA - The Aviagen® Arbor Acres® team and the Nigerian Arbor Acres Parent Stock (PS) distributor, CHI Farms Ltd, recently held a joint seminar in Ibadan, south-western Nigeria. ...
24 July 2013
Poultry Industry News from Nigeria Study Shows Farmer Training Improves Poultry Income
NIGERIA - A new study shows that all training programmes are correlated with the poultry farmer's income in Kogi state, with the effect being significant for extension training and formal education....
22 July 2013
Poultry Industry News from Nigeria Nigerian Poultry Production Worth N51.2 Billion
NIGERIA - General of the Poultry Association of Nigeria (PAN), Onallo Akpa, estimated that commercial poultry production in the country is currently worth N51.2 billion (US$3.2billion)....
26 June 2013
Poultry Industry News from Nigeria Poultry Industry Supports Nigerian Economy
NIGERIA - The National President of the Poultry Association of Nigeria (PAN), Dr Ayoola Oduntan, has disclosed that poultry farmers in Nigeria form 25 per cent of the country’s agricultural Gross Domestic Product (GDP)....
05 June 2013
Poultry Industry News from Nigeria Nigeria Partners with Brazil on Food, Poultry Production
NIGERIA - The Federal Government has expressed willingness to collaborate with the Brazilian authorities in food and poultry production so as to ensure food security in the country....
16 April 2013
Poultry Industry News from Nigeria Customs Destroys Cartons of Frozen Chicken, Turkey
NIGERIA - The destruction of 7552 cartons of contraband frozen turkey and chickens smuggled into the country from France was supervised by Nigeria's Area Comptroller of Customs Federal Operations Unit David Dimka....
18 March 2013
Poultry Industry News from Nigeria Customs Destroys Poultry Products in Ogun
NIGERIA - A total of 7072 cartons of seized contraband poultry products were destroyed and buried by the Ogun State Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) during the weekend. ...
25 February 2013
Poultry Industry News from Nigeria Call to Create Enabling Environment for Poultry Farmers
NIGERIA - Poultry Farmers Association of Nigeria (PAN) has called on the Federal Government to create an enabling environment for poultry farmers across the country to boost production in the industry....
21 January 2013
Poultry Industry News from Nigeria FG Urged to Support Powdered Egg Production
NIGERIA - Processing egg into powder form would reduce wastage, if given needed support, a former scribe of the Poultry Association of Nigeria (PAN), South West zone, has suggested....
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