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29 April 2019
View news from Nigeria FAO Vaccinates 120,000 Livestock in Borno
NIGERIA - The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has commenced the vaccination of over 120,000 livestock in Borno State....
16 February 2018
View news from Nigeria Falgore Grazing Reserve to Cater to Cattle
NIGERIA - It has been reported that the Kano State Government has said that the proposed grazing reserve in Falgore game reserve has the capacity to cater to over five million heads of cattle....
29 November 2017
View news from Nigeria Misuse of Antibiotics in Livestock, Poultry Also Causes Resistance in Humans, Says Expert
NIGERIA - Solomon Chollom, a medical laboratory scientist with the National Veterinary Research Institute, says the misuse of antibiotics in livestock and poultry can also make humans resistant to the drug....
16 November 2017
View news from Nigeria Kebbi Govt Creates Settlement for Fulani Cattle Breeders
NIGERIA - The Kebbi State Government has resolved to create a permanent settlement for Fulani cattle breeders and with the necessary basic amenities for them and their animals....
22 June 2017
View news from Nigeria FAO: Emergency Aid to Combat Hunger in North-east Nigeria
NIGERIA - Seeds and fertilizer for more than one million people are being distributed by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in north-eastern Nigeria for the planting season that begins this month....
05 June 2017
View news from Nigeria Livestock Feeds Invests in Supply Chain to Enhance Competitiveness
NIGERIA - Livestock Feeds Plc, a subsidiary of UAC of Nigeria Plc, has announced that it is currently investing in its supply chain operation to drive further growth, and enable it deliver better value to all stakeholders....
24 May 2017
View news from Nigeria Dealers Threaten to Stop Bringing Cattle to Lagos
NIGERIA - Cattle dealers, butchers and other stakeholders at the Oko-Oba Abattoir in Agege, Lagos State, have threatened to ensure that no cattle were brought to Lagos State until the state government compensate them for the Sunday demolition at the abattoir....
06 February 2017
View news from Nigeria Lagos Clamps Down on Illegal Abattoirs, Cattle Markets
NIGERIA - In a renewed effort to stem the tide of illegal operations, prevent the sale of unwholesome meat and improve hygiene conditions in abattoirs in Lagos State, no fewer than 24 butchers and cattle marketers have been arrested for offences bordering...
23 January 2017
View news from Nigeria Benue Govt Cedes Land in Agatu for Cattle Grazing
NIGERIA - Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue has provided land in Agatu Local Government Area of the state for use as cattle routes....
22 July 2013
View news from Nigeria Drive to Improve Nigerian Beef Sector
NIGERIA - The Nigerian Minister for Agriculture, Dr. Akinwunmi Adesina has assured farmers that investing in red meat industries can earn returns of 45 per cent. ...
27 August 2010
View news from Nigeria Nigeria Reports One New Outbreak of FMD
NIGERIA - The country has reported a new outbreak of foot and mouth disease at Chanchaga in Niger State....
24 May 2010
View news from Nigeria Call For Specialised Research Institutes
NIGERIA - The Nigerian Institute of Animal Science (NIAS) and stakeholders in the poultry industry have unanimously called for more livestock research institutes, saying that there is a need for species-based research institutes if the livestock sector...
28 August 2009
View news from Nigeria Professor Calls for New Animal Research Institutes
NIGERIA - The president of Nigerian Institute of Animal Science has called on the federal government to set up new institutes for poultry, pigs and dairy research....

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