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Kebbi empowers 2,778 women, men with livestock

No fewer than 2,778 herdsmen and their wives have benefited from the distribution of domestic animals by the Kebbi State government. The items given to them...

Stakeholders canvass engagement of youths in N13tr livestock 

The Registrar of the Nigerian Institute of Animal Science (NIAS), Prof Eustace Iyayi, has asked the Federal Government to deploy the youth population into the...

What poultry farmers need to know about Newcastle disease

Poultry rearing is one of the most important activities in the agricultural sector of the country. It contributes substantially to the volume of employment,...

Avian flu confirmed at 27,000-bird Suffolk poultry farm

Government officials are working to contain an incident of avian flu confirmed at a 27,000-bird commercial broiler farm in Mid Suffolk. The low pathogenic avian...

Why Painting Zebra Stripes on Cows Could Save the Agriculture Industry...

An experiment on a herd of cows in central Japan appears to have proven a radical, nature-inspired solution to a pest problem that plagues...

Expert advocates less consumption of livestock

As the world grapples with the challenges of global warming, a professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH), Anthony Okonkwo,...

South Korea confirms first swine fever outbreak

South Korea on Tuesday reported its first cases of African swine fever, becoming the latest country hit by the disease that has killed pigs...

Stakeholders seek better management of abattoirs to ensure food safety

By Betty Amihere Stakeholders in the animal and food sector have advised that except the current challenges militating against the establishment, hygiene operations and management...

Beware! Unwholesome tilapia in Lagos markets

Lovers of fish have been warned of fake and unwholesome Tilapia fish, flooding the markets daily, with attendant serious health risks to consumers. Tilapia is...

Chicken Feathers an Underutilised By-Product of Poultry Industry

A poultry company and a research organisation have put forth a new use for chicken feathers: feed for pigs, domestic pets, fish, and other...

FG Partners Ogun To Enhance Fish Farming

Fish Farming: As a part of measures to alleviate poverty and deal with unemployment, the federal government has reiterated its readiness to work with the Ogun State government in the development of fisheries within the nation to create wealth distribution.

Anambra To Key Into FG Proposed Livestock Production Project

"FG Proposed Livestock Production Project" Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State has declared the state’s willingness to key into Federal Government’s Livestock Agricultural Production...

Livestock Dying Of Hunger As Fodder Shortage Hits Yobe

"Livestock Dying Hunger" Many livestock are dying in Yobe as a result of shortage of fodder in many parts of the state. Our correspondent reports...

Glut In Egg Production Triggers Call For Industrialisation, Value Chain Creation

Glut In Egg Production Triggers Call For Industrialisation, Value Chain Creation • As PAN, scientists proffer solutions Femi Ibirogba aggregates views of farmers, scientists and entrepreneurs...

Animal Technologists Hint On Profitable Fish, Livestock Farming

Animal technologists and scientists have harped on integrated farming, robust collaboration between the gown and town, cooperative activities and application of modern techniques and...