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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.

Yobe Govt Distributes Fishing Materials Worth N24.6m To Fishermen

Yobe Government on Saturday distributed canoes and fishing materials worth N24.6 million to 74 fishing households in 10 local government areas to improve economic growth.

Poultry Farmers In FCT Seek Soft Loans To Boost Business

Some poultry farmers in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), have appealed to government to support them with soft loans to boost their business.

Solutions To Problems Associated With Nomadic Livestock Farming In Nigeria

Like so many of our economic and social problems in Nigeria, the challenges of nomadic livestock farming in Nigeria among other things are an...

Tapping The Potentials Of The Poultry Industry

Experts on Nigeria’s poultry industry continue to decry the untapped huge potentials inherent in Nigeria’s poultry industry by the farmers and investors. According to both Messrs.

Don Cautions Against Antibiotics Misuse In Animals

Animals Antibiotics Misuse, Project Director Cassava: Adding Value for Africa Phase II (CAVA II), Prof. Kolawole Adebayo, has warned against the misuse of antibiotics...

How To Keep Bird Flu At Bay

Poultry Bird Flu, Nigeria was the first African country to experience a known outbreak of bird flu in 2006 which could not be fully...


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