How to Start Poultry Farming in Nigeria

Poultry Breeds

There are three types of breed which are very suitable for commercial poultry farming in Nigeria. Each comes with it’s own maintenance cost. You can select any for your farm But once you can determine the breed you want and know where and how to reach your potential customers, you can begin.however modern poultry breeds are more productive and is more commercial therefor rising is very profitable.the modern layers of poultry breeds produce more eggs than the traditional ones.
The broilers tend to grow faster than any other breed.before selecting a breeds its proper to first consider the type of product you want to product whoever there are different types of poultry breeds to start with commercially or domestically which are listed below

.LAYERS: the layers breeds which is the most common type of poultry breeds would be highly recommended for a farmer that would like to consider eggs production either commercially or for consumption it is very important to select high productive layer to start with.

.CROCKERELS:cockerels are poultry breeds that are specially reared for meat production cockerels are the most breed poultry bird ever due to its high demand nation wide one unique feature about to cockerel breeds is that they tend to grow slower but their chance of survival is very high compare to other breeds they are considered the most hardest breeds of all poultry breeds this type of poultry breed can easily adopt to any or all environment

BROILERS: broilers are very sensitive and fast growing breed of all they grow big within weeks if properly fed , they also used for commercial meat production.

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