May 24, 2018

Poultry owners lament over high cost of feeds

Poultry owners lament over high cost of feeds

The prices of eggs and chickens may rise soon as poultry farmers continue to battle high increase in the cost of production, including feed. Our correspondent learnt that the crisis in the industry had sent many farmers out of business while some were forced to reduce their capacity by as much as 75 per cent.

The Chairman, Comtrade Group and founder of Ope Olu farms, Mr. Abiodun Oladapo, disclosed in an interview with our correspondent that the business of animal husbandry was becoming too costly because of high cost of feed.

The President, Poultry Association of Nigeria, Dr. Ayoola Oduntan, confirmed this during a recent media briefing to announce the 2016 edition of the Nigerian Poultry Show. Read more

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