Nigeria has Enough Birds – There is no Need for Import

Nigeria has 180 million birds which can meet its poultry needs, and has no need for imported poultry or poultry products.

This is according to the National Veterinary Research Institute.

The NVRI Executive Director, Ahmed Mohammed who made the disclosure in Vom, Plateau State, in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria said 120 million of the birds were rural poultry in backyards, while 50 million birds were commercial poultry in formal poultry outfits.

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