Tag: Poultry

UK could face ‘national shortage’ of turkeys at Christmas due to Brexit

The UK could experience a “national shortage” of turkeys in the run-up to Christmas due to the impact of Brexit, an industry leader has said. According to a report by Yahoo News quoting the Independent, the chair of the Traditional Farm Fresh Turkey Association (TFTA) said a labour shortage following the UK’s exit[Read More…]

Nigeria is Africa’s largest egg producer — Institute

The Nigerian Institute of Animal Science (NIAS) has been touted as the largest egg producer in Africa with its annual production of 650 tonnes. The Institute also claimed the nation has a poultry population of 180 million birds; thus, the second-largest in Africa. NewsWireNGR observed that the report by the[Read More…]

Health Workers Consider Control Plan As Bird Flu Outbreak Hits 18 States

By Chris Nomjov The outbreak of Avian Influenza, better known as Bird Flu has been recorded in 18 states of the Federation; according to the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr Akinwumi Adesina. The minister disclosed this yesterday, while speaking at a two-day refresher training course organised for federal[Read More…]