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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.

Govt To Prosecute Eleme Abattoir Defaulters

Abattoir Defaulters: The Ministry of Agriculture in Rivers State said it would prosecute any person caught operating at the banned Eleme abattoir in the State.

Bank Of Agriculture Trains 300 Livestock Farmers In Oyo

The Bank of Agriculture (BOA), South-West zone on Wednesday held a training on improved goat/sheep farming for no fewer than 300 farmers in Oyo state.

Sokoto Spends N3bn On Regional Cattle Project

Cattle Project: The Sokoto State Government has initiated a regional cattle ranch to ease the lingering clashes between herders and farmers in the country. The N3 billion project would initially cover 1000 hectares with capacity to cater for 10,000 cattle.

Lagos Abattoirs Clean, Safe – Commissioner

Lagos Abattoirs: The Lagos State Commissioner for Agriculture, Oluwatoyin Suarau, has described the state of abattoirs and slaughter slabs in Lagos as clean, safe and secured.

Kogi Pioneers Cattle Colonies

Cattle Colonies: Kogi State has made history by becoming the first among the 36 states of the federation to establish a cattle colony to assist Fulani herdsmen in rearing their cows.

Committee Recommends Fund To Transform Livestock Industry

The National Committee on the transformation of the livestock sector has recommended the setting up of a National Livestock Industry Transformation Fund to urgently implement stakeholders recommendations to boost the sector.

Senator Asks States To Consider Cattle Colonies As Solution

Chairman of the Northern Senators’ Forum, Senator Abdullahi Adamu has called on state governments to consider the proposed establishment of cattle colonies as a solution to the lingering herdsmen-farmers conflicts.

Why We Opted For Grazing Site Rather Than Cattle Colony –...

The Bayelsa Government on Wednesday said it established a grazing site for cattle rather than colony at its Palm Estate in Yenagoa to check clashes between farmers and herdsmen.

Cattle Disease Outbreak Hits Katsina, Kills 13 As Govt Vaccinates 3,000

An outbreak of a cattle disease identified as Contagious Bovine Pleuro Pneumonia, CBPP has struck Katsina State and killing thirteen cows.

Cattle Colonies: List Of 16 States That Have Volunteered Land

Sixteen Nigerian states have agreed to the establishment of cattle colonies proposed by the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh as a solution to the incessant herdsmen crisis.

Ranching Our Recognized Form Of Cattle Rearing – Oyo Govt

Cattle Rearing: Against the backdrop of the federal government stating that it would begin implementing cattle colonies in states, the Oyo state government has said that ranching remains the form of cattle production and development recognized in the state.

Revive Existing Grazing Reserves Instead Of Cattle Colonies — MACBAN

The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) has appealed to the Federal Government to revive the existing grazing reserves across the country instead of establishing cattle colonies.

Piggery Farmers Demand For Piggery Colonies In Northern States

The National Association of Piggery Farmers are demanding colonies for their pigs across the 19 Northern States of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

Warming Oceans Could Scupper Marine Food System – Scientists

Failure to rein in global temperature rises could cause the marine food web to collapse, devastating the livelihoods of tens of millions of people who rely on fisheries for food and income, scientists have warned.