Efficient Pullet Rearing Management

Poultry farmers are still having a hard time smiling to the banks despite the increased productivity of most breeds because of poor understanding of sound management practices, especially feeding due to:  Variation in raw material quality; Use of low quality ingredients under price pressure; Environmental variations which makes optimum production in every flock is a challenge. The …

Colloquium On Smallholder Poultry Feeding Held In Nigeria

The proceedings on colloquium on smallholder poultry feed took place in Abuja, Nigeria on May 30th, 2017 and it witness large turnout of academia, researchers and stakeholders in Nigerian poultry industry across the nation. The meeting started at 8:30 am with a presentation by the African Chicken Genetic Gains Nigeria (ACGG-NG) National Project Coordinator, Dr. …

Soyabean Diseases And Management

Soyabean is one of the major crops widely grown worldwide due its high protein content and its exceptional nutritive value to human and animal nutrition. Diseases has been identified as a major cause  production shortfall every planting season. Therefore, the following soyabean disease and the best management practises will be our main focus: Phytophthora Root …

IITA Donates Seeds To Borno State Government

IITA donated about 35,930 kilograms of seeds to the Borno state government as part of efforts to cushion the humanitarian crisis in the northeastern part of Nigeria.The Governor of Borno State, Alhaji Kashim Shettima; Deputy Director General, Partnerships for Delivery at IITA, Dr Kenton Dashiell; and IITA Ambassador and Former President of Nigeria, Chief Olusegun …