Poultry farmers raise concern over loss of 5m jobs, looming hunger
Farmers under the aegis of the Poultry Association of Nigeria (PAN) have raised the alarm that farmers in the country will lose about five million jobs if urgent steps are not taken to rescue the sector.
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
Different strokes for poultry farmers as yuletide yields boom
It was a case of different strokes for different players in the poultry industry during the festive season. While some smiled to the banks with high proceeds, it wasn’t so for others, as they struggled to sell off their stock at give-away prices, to manageably realise their investment.
100 female poultry farmers get 1,000 noiler chicks, others in Imo
One hundred indigent female poultry farmers, selected from communities in Ahiazu Mbaise Local Council Area of Imo State, have received 10 crossbred (Noiler) chicks each, feeds and drugs, as a way of empowering rural women in the state.
PAN, others demand egg powder ban, government intervention
Poultry farmers in Nigeria have called on the Federal Government and state to create enabling environments for investments, production and value addition in the sector. They said this as the world celebrates the 2019 edition of the International Egg Day today.
‘Why we are investing in the poultry industry value-chain’
Contrary to concerns raised by local poultry farmers about facing stiff competition with the sudden entrance of Olam Group in the sector, the group has explained that its investments are in the value-chain and not related to commercial broiler.....
No respite as more poultry farmers close shop
Poultry farmers are currently facing extinction as a result of challenges. Though actual number of farms and hatchery that have folded up is still vague, investigations showed that many farmers left the business hurriedly after incurring serious losses, while those still operating are either struggling to remain in business at zero profit or incurring huge…
Why poultry farmers are leaving
Francis Toromade is the former Group Head, Strategy and Policy, Amo Byng Nigeria Limited, with over 30 years experience in the poultry industry. He spoke on why operators are leaving the industry and what should be done to reposition the business. What is the situation of the poultry sector? I don’t have the statistics because…
Reps seek N1.8b compensation for poultry farmers over bird flu
The House of Representatives has ordered investigation into the non-payment of N1.8billion to poultry farmers over loss from bird flu. This followed a motion under matters of urgent national importance by Abdulrazak Namdas (Adamawa-APC).
Poor management responsible for bird flu resurgence
It is a potentially devastating disease, predominantly of chickens and turkeys, although the virus can also affect game birds (pheasants, partridge and quail), ratites (ostrich and emu), psittacine and passerine birds.
SON tasks poultry farmers on processing, value-chain activities
Director-General of SON, Osita Aboloma gave the advice in Kaduna at a training organised by SON for Poultry Farmers Association, Kaduna Chapter and stakeholders in the industry.