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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 AmihereStakeholders 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...

Nigeria Loses N29billion To Five Livestock Diseases

A veterinary doctor with Ambuvets Konsult Limited, Dr. Shehu Shamsudeen has lamented that livestock diseases burden remains the topmost constrained in the development of...

Nigeria To Face Unprecedented Pressure In Livestock Production – FAO

The Food and Agricultural Organisation says Nigeria in the next 30 to 40 years will face unprecedented pressure in its livestock production.

Farmers/Herders Conflict: Jigawa Identifies 452 Grazing Reserves

Jigawa state government says in order to curb farmers/herders crises, it has identified 452 grazing reserves and will thus donate 5000 hectares of land to the Federal Government’s initiative of cattle colonies.

FG Directs Fish Importers To Explore Local, Commercial Aquaculture Production

The Federal Government says it has directed fish importers to go into backward integration via commercial aquaculture production of pond and cage culture to boost local production of fish.

Edo Stakeholders Reject Cattle Colony, Advocate Creation Of Cattle Ranching

Concerned stakeholders in Edo State Monday rejected the federal government’s planned cattle colony. Rather, they advocated the embrace of cattle ranching, which they said is a modern way of grazing.


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