Poultry diseases, causes, treatments

As a farmer in Nigeria, you need to have first-hand information of seasonal impact on poultry and harsh-weather-resistant breeds and feed formulation. Seasons in Nigeria have led to varying degrees of poultry production. Poultry production flourished at a moderate temperature. In extremely hot or cold weather conditions, meat and egg …

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Best egg laying chicken breeds

First, there are three breeds of birds namely; cockerels, broilers, and Layers. Several facts distinguish these breeds of birds. For broilers, they develop very fast – in about 3 months after the hatch, they are ready for sales. The advantage of Layers is that they are very profitable – asides …

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Poultry farming business plan in Nigeria

Starting a poultry farm is not so easy as being perceived by the general public in Nigeria. From types of chicken, the equipment to use, to diseases control and treatments, you will need to make sure you have fundamental knowledge of them. I have put together plan below to help …

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How to become a farmer in Nigeria

If you intend to venture into farming business in Nigeria, it is advisable to follow the steps highlighted below for a successful business. Identify a farming problem The first step is to identify a farming problem that you can solve in your society. You must source for a market that …

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Nigerian states and what they produce

Nigeria is a blessed nation because virtually all states produce crops. Let us look at the crops produced by different states as highlighted below.   S/N AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS STATES 1 Oil Palm Ogun, Anambra, Cross River, Ekiti, Akwa Ibom, Delta, Abia, Oyo, Imo, Rivers, Edo and Enugu. 2 Rice Kano, …

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Sustainable agricultural practices in Nigeria

Agriculture in Nigeria needs to be transformed to promote the economy of Nigeria. Due to the vast agricultural resources prevalent in Nigeria, it needs to operate an economy that is diversified and not solely dependent on petroleum. In view of this, various methods and techniques have to be incorporated into …

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How to start/set up a poultry farming business in Nigeria: Definitive guide

Amongst all of Nigeria’s agricultural sub-sectors, the poultry sub-sector is classified as the most commercialised. The livestock sector is crucial to the socio-economic transformation of Nigeria. According to FAO reports in 2006, it contributes around 10% of agricultural GDP, while reports emanating from (UNDP, 2006) stated the total population of …

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List of lucrative farming in Nigeria

Nigeria is a nation blessed with abundant agricultural resources coupled with a large expanse of land. Most parts of the country are embedded with rich soil, stable rainfall as well as the warm year-round temperatures. Each Nigerian State has its own unique climatic conditions that favours unique agricultural produce. Agriculture …

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