Farmers urge Nigerians to patronise poultry meat, others
To ensure empowerment for livestock farmers across the country, the Poultry Association of Nigeria (PAN), Lagos State Chapter yesterday urged Nigerians to increase their intake of poultry meat and eggs.
55,500 AADS capacity poultry cluster takes off in Abia
A 55,500 bird capacity Ultra Modern Poultry Cluster, under the Accelerated Agricultural Development Scheme (AADS) of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), has taken-off at Umuosu –Nsulu...
‘Nigeria’s rice, poultry products are better’
Mr John Olateru is the Chairman of Commodities Farmers Association and former chairman of the Poultry Association of Nigeria (PAN), Oyo State.
Consumption of locally produced food items on the rise as borders remain shut
As good as the enforcement of import substitution and backward integration policy being implemented by the Federal Government appears to be, Nigerians have said the timing is wrong because the prices of foodstuffs, especially rice, have gone beyond the reach of ordinary Nigerians.
Research links chicken consumption to prostate cancer, others
A new research outcome from the University of Oxford has linked the consumption of poultry, especially chicken, to an increased risk of prostate and blood cancer. Thousands of cancer cases were associated with chicken intake in the study.
Farmers cultivate 477,642 hectares as nation expects high yields
Indications have emerged that the country may reap bumper harvests of crops and allied farm products in the next harvest season. This follows the cultivation of over 477,642.18 hectares of land across the states of the country by 416,835 farm families with rice, maize, soya bean, cassava, wheat, and cotton.
How to manage stress in poultry, livestock production
Growth rate and production performances in pig, poultry, cattle and other livestock businesses determine profitability, sustainability, food sufficiency and job...
College empowers 200 Nigerians with poultry kits, capacity building
Two hundred Nigerians have been trained in the art and rudiments of poultry production as part of what the Federal Government calls green revolution agenda to decelerate the unemployment rate and create job opportunities sustainably. The training programme was undertaken by the Federal College of Animal Health and Production Technology (FCAH&PT), Ibadan, in collaboration with…
How improved local poultry can tackle poverty, malnutrition
The UNICEF, through its Communications Specialist in the West Africa, Mr. Doune Porter, warned that 90,000 children could die of severe acute...
FG to partner The Netherlands on seed development
Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, has disclosed plans by the Federal Government’s to collaborate with the Government of the Netherlands on improved seeds/seedlings to boost food production in the country. The minister disclosed this during a courtesy visit by a delegation of private investors, led by the Netherlands’ Ambassador to…
Tips on changing your diet to make them heart-healthy
The heart is such an important organ in the body that everything possible should be done to keep it working optimally all the time. The life and wellbeing of the individual depends on the good working condition of the heart always. Also, because of this importance, every human being and medical practitioners should have an…