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Poultry Industry News: Nigeria

10 October 2018
Poultry Industry News from Nigeria WVPA success for young Nigerian veterinarian
At the 4th Asia Meeting of the World Veterinary Poultry Association (WVPA), held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, the WVPA/Zoetis Young Poultry Veterinarian Award for 2018 was presented to Dr Mary Angani from Nigeria....
02 October 2018
Poultry Industry News from Nigeria Coccidiosis: young Nigerian veterinarian making strides
NIGERIA - At the 4th Asia Meeting of the World Veterinary Poultry Association (WVPA), held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, the WVPA/Zoetis Young Poultry Veterinarian Award for 2018 was presented to Dr Mary Angani from Nigeria...
12 September 2018
Poultry Industry News from Nigeria Zoetis initiative improves poultry health for Nigeria’s farming and veterinary communities
CHI Farms, one of the leading poultry farms in Nigeria, will open a new diagnostic centre today, in poultry production hub Ibadan, with the support of Zoetis and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF)....
12 July 2018
Poultry Industry News from Nigeria Ceva Santé Animale and Olam Hatcheries sign MoU to further develop poultry production in Nigeria
Ceva Santé Animale S.A. (“Ceva”), a leader in innovating poultry vaccines, and Olam Hatcheries Limited (“Olam Hatcheries”), a wholly owned subsidiary of Olam International Limited (“Olam”), a leading agri-business operating across the value...
16 April 2018
Poultry Industry News from Nigeria Too many eggs, not enough tech: Egg glut in Nigeria a result of a paucity technology
CEO Emmanuel Iregbeyen, Emiraz Farms, points to a lack of technology as the culprit for Nigerian egg glut...
11 December 2017
Poultry Industry News from Nigeria Poultry Farmers to Generate Over N1.2trn Yearly
NIGERIA - Though smuggling and high feed costs are part of several challenges facing Nigeria’s poultry industry, there are still opportunities for growth, with abundant social and economic potential, which can contribute one of the highest percentages...
05 December 2017
Poultry Industry News from Nigeria Poultry Farmers in Kogi to Get Loan for Egg Production
NIGERIA - Poultry farmers in Kogi are to get N4.2 million loan each for egg production under the Federal Government’s National Egg Production (NEGPRO) Scheme....
29 November 2017
Poultry Industry News from Nigeria Expert: Misuse of Antibiotics in Livestock, Poultry Also Causes Resistance in Humans
NIGERIA - Solomon Chollom, a medical laboratory scientist with the National Veterinary Research Institute, says the misuse of antibiotics in livestock and poultry can also make humans resistant to the drug....
14 November 2017
Poultry Industry News from Nigeria New Water Resistant Paper Egg Trays Excite Farmers
NIGERIA - Poultry farmers participating in the Poultry Show in Abeokuta were excited at the exhibition of water resistance paper egg trays which the manufacturer says is purely made of paper instead of plastic....
09 November 2017
Poultry Industry News from Nigeria Jigawa Govt Begins Registration of Poultry Farms
NIGERIA - The Jigawa Government on Wednesday said it had commenced registration of poultry farms operating in the state....
14 September 2017
Poultry Industry News from Nigeria Nigerian President Commissions N20bn Olam Poultry, Feed Mill
NIGERIA - President Muhammadu Buhari has commissioned an integrated poultry farm and animal feed mill in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State....
18 August 2017
Poultry Industry News from Nigeria Niger to Boost Poultry Farming with Mobile Kits
NIGERIA - Niger State government is set to boost poultry production through the introduction of mobile kits. The mobile poultry is part of the youth empowerment scheme with agriculture entrepreneurship as the driving force....
24 July 2017
Poultry Industry News from Nigeria Oyo Govt Shuts Down Poultry Farm Due to Environmental Hazards
NIGERIA - Oyo State government has sealed a poultry farm located at 15, Aroromakinde, Zone A, Arulogun Ojoo area, Ibadan, for causing what it called "obnoxious odour" within the community....
17 July 2017
Poultry Industry News from Nigeria Nigerian Experts Develop High Egg Output, Disease-resistant Chickens
NIGERIA - A team of experts under the auspices of African Chicken Genetic Gains in Nigeria has announced a breakthrough in poultry production in Nigeria following the development of disease-resistant breed of chicken with higher egg output....
03 July 2017
Poultry Industry News from Nigeria FG to pay Kano Poultry Farmers Compensation
NIGERIA - The Federal Ministry of Finance will soon commence the payment of N438 million compensation to poultry farmers who lost their birds to avian flu influenza in Kano....
22 June 2017
Poultry Industry News from Nigeria North-east Nigeria Receives Emergency Aid from FAO to Combat Hunger
NIGERIA - Seeds and fertilizer for more than one million people are being distributed by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in north-eastern Nigeria for the planting season that begins this month....
05 June 2017
Poultry Industry News from Nigeria Feed Subsidiary Invests in Supply Chain to Enhance Competitiveness
NIGERIA - Livestock Feeds Plc, a subsidiary of UAC of Nigeria Plc, has announced that it is currently investing in its supply chain operation to drive further growth, and enable it deliver better value to all stakeholders....
09 May 2017
Poultry Industry News from Nigeria Zoetis Strengthens its Commitment to Develop Sustainable Livestock Production in Sub-Saharan Africa
Global animal health company receives grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to advance the health and productivity of livestock in Africa....
28 April 2017
Poultry Industry News from Nigeria Nigerian Customs Destroys Imported Poultry Products
NIGERIA - Over 102,099 cartons of frozen poultry products worth N1.27 billion illegally imported into the country have been destroyed by the Nigerian Customs Service....
29 March 2017
Poultry Industry News from Nigeria Poultry Farmers Decry Egg Glut in Plateau
NIGERIA - Poultry farmers in Plateau on Monday decried the increasing rate of egg glut in the state....
23 March 2017
Poultry Industry News from Nigeria Aviagen and CHI Farms Nigeria Celebrate 10 Years of Cooperation
NIGERIA - A delegation of senior Aviagen® representatives recently visited CHI Farms, Nigeria, to celebrate the 10th anniversary of cooperation between the two companies. ...
12 January 2017
Poultry Industry News from Nigeria Nigeria Seeks New Measures to Tackle Bird Flu as H5N8 Found
NIGERIA - A meeting has been held in Nigeria to try and come up with new solutions to help prevent avian influenza....
23 November 2016
Poultry Industry News from Nigeria More Bird Flu Found in Nigeria
NIGERIA - Two more outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza have been reported in Nigeria's Rivers area in the south of the country....
14 November 2016
Poultry Industry News from Nigeria CBH Invests in SmartPro™ Hatchery for Valentine’s Chicken
NIGERIA - Country Bird Holdings (CBH) is investing further in Nigeria’s Valentine’s Chicken, to establish a new SmartPro™ equipped hatchery from Pas Reform. ...
08 November 2016
Poultry Industry News from Nigeria More Bird Flu Found in Nigerian Layers
NIGERIA - Another outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza has been found in Nigeria....
 
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