See Poultry farmers FCT Abuja bold move on broiler and egg prices now
In view of the myriads of difficulties facing poultry farmers in Nigeria leading to very little or no margins on farm products like eggs and broilers, different groups of the farmers are getting wiser. There is currently a massive drive to step up the prices of eggs and broilers to make room for fair profit margins.
Please find below the press release of the POULTRY ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA, FEDERAL CAPITAL TERRITORY, ABUJA
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Sequel to deliberations by PAN FCT members on incessant increase in price of feed ingredients such as Maize and Soya which resulted to serious burden on farmers in and around Abuja and threatened the survival of farms..
The chairman PAN FCT Chapter has earlier approved a Price Advisory Committee whose responsibilities are to brainstorm and proffer recommendation in regard to suitable prices for poultry products such as broilers (live and dressed) and eggs in the prevalent circumstances…
The Price Advisory Committee chaired by Dr Oyewusi Olugbenga who double as Vice Chairman of PAN FCT Chapter has the following recommendations as approved by Poultry Association of Nigeria FCT Chapter Executive Council;
1: Eggs- minimum of N1,250.00/crate.
2: Broiler [live weight]- minimum of N900.00/kg
3: Broiler [dressed weight]-minimum of N1,200.00/kg.
Farm gate prices.
We strongly advised that, each member of PAN FCT Chapter should take into consideration the survival and sustainability of his/her farms and adhere to these recommendations by the committee.
As we worked round the clock in making sure that our members Poultry businesses don’t only survive but make profits to expand…
Price review will be a continuous event subject to change in prices of ingredients upwardly or downwardly as the case may be.
Thanks for usual cooperation while we assure you of our unflinching commitment to your progress….
Hon. Musa Hakeem Secretary General,
Poultry Association of Nigeria, FCT Chapter