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      A good poultry farming in Nigeria

      Poultry Farming in Nigeria is probably one of the most lucrative farming business you can do in Nigeria especially when it is setup and managed properly. The farmers we currently have are not producing enough poultry and will not be enough even in the next ten years! This aspect of livestock farming presents one of the finest opportunity for entrepreneurs to make good money within the shortest period of time possible. This is made possible due to the quick maturity of chickens.

      With over 160 Million consumers in the country who buys poultry products on daily basis, the market is always here waiting to be tapped. The demand for eggs is so high that people go about everyday looking for where to buy eggs for supply.

      So, how exactly can anyone who wish to start poultry farming in Nigeria be able to go about it and come out very profitable? This article will cover a lot of ground, and it is written based on personal experience and continually updated to make sure the information here is as accurate as possible at all time.

      SEE ALSO: How to start small scale poultry farm

      This very post will take more critical look at the business and how entrepreneurs who are interested in this business in Nigeria could start easily without wasting much time and resources.

      Anyone can engage in poultry business, it doesn’t matter your educational or financial background, you can start at any level and grow as big as you want with time. The most important thing is that you are interested in starting somewhere.

      This articles will focus on how to start small and grow big which I think will interest anyone with limited financial capacity who wants to start small without involving much risks.

      One of the factors that makes poultry business ideal business is because chickens grows very fast. Unlike goats that takes 2 to 3 years to mature, a chicken can be ready for the market within 28 weeks from birth. That is why it is considered ideal business for loan takers who may actually invest the loan and within 30 to 40 weeks, they may start paying back through the money realized from sells.

      SEE ALSO: Feasibility study on poultry Business in Nigeria

      Profit potential in poultry business.

      1. Chicken do reproduce fast and in large numbers – Average healthy Layer lays egg almost everyday or at least 4 times in a week. Some Breeds can lay as much as 325 eggs in a year and take 21 days to hatch. This means that technically a Layer is capable of producing another chicken twice in three days.

      So, if you have 500 healthy layers of good breeds (such as California white) they are capable of reproducing a whooping 12,000 chicks within 40 days!

      2. Chicken grows very fast – Within 21 days, the egg is hatched and within 28 weeks, they are ready for the market. That means a farmer may start making his money in just 34 weeks after successfully setting up his farm and whatever returns he make could be doubled in a year based on this calculation.

      3. Chicken sells at a very good price – A fully grown healthy chicken sells between 2,000 to 2,500 naira in Nigeria. Therefore, if you produce 12,000 chickens in your farm, you will be making N24 million by the time they are completely sold.

      4. Egg market in Large too – Apart from the chicken, the egg is another money of it’s own. A crate of eggs sells for N500 – N550 for smaller eggs and N600 – N650 for bigger ones. Each crate contains 30 eggs. Therefore, if you have 500 layers that produces 12,000 pullet in a month and decides to sell all, you will be making N200,000 to N260,000 monthly.

      As you can see, the profit in poultry farming in Nigeria is mouth watering and the turn over time is fantastic as well, but the big question now is how to start.

      SEE ALSO: PDF eBook on Poultry Business in Nigeria

      What Your Poultry Business Plan Should Look Like

      Poultry Farming in Nigeria

      One of the poultry farms in Nigeria

      Draw out your effective business plan. Poultry business plan is like a road map leading you to where you are going in you business. It will help you know where you are at any point in time. Hence your business plan should include:

      1. Type of Bird you want to concentrate on –  Here you choose Chickens (Layers and Broilers). We choose chicken because that’s what this article focuses on. There are other types of birds that are good for livestock business too,  such as Goose, Duck, Turkey, etc.

      2. Write down your area of interest – You can’t just be in all aspect of poultry farming in Nigeria. You have to choose your area of interest where you would like to concentrate your business. This will ensure high level of focus and professionalism. If you can do two area, no problem. Below are some of the major Niches in Poultry Farming in Nigeria or elsewhere.

      • Layers Breeding which is egg production by Layers
      • Broilers breeding which referrers to the chicken meat production by Broilers
      • Hatchery which has to do with breeding chicken for the purpose of Hatching new chicks
      • Poultry feed which is producing feeds for other poultry farmers

      You may choose to Breed Layers and Broilers at a time or one of them. Hatchery is better done independently just like feed production. So, you choose your area of focus

      3. Sort out Location – This has a direct effect to your startup cost. A location in a very remote rural area will cost far less than the one close to the urban area. Remote rural area with good road is the ideal location as you will be free from regulatory agencies and drive down the cost of labor too.

      As a new person to Livestock business, you don’t want to invest all your capital into buying lands in urban area which may turn out not being used because Government policy is against setting up poultry farm near residential/urban areas for health implication.

      4. Investment Capital – With location in mind, you now have clearer idea of the capital required of you. Write down your detailed capital and investment requirements for your poultry farming in Nigeria venture and set out to source for it.

      Like every other farming projects, the bigger you plan to start, the more investment required. You need to decide on the level of capital investment you are willing to commit into this business before starting.

      SEE ALSO: How to build low cost poultry pen for Local Farmers

      (a) Small scale Chicken Rearing (of about 50 birds) kept in cages at the backyard of your resident will take about N70,000 to start.

      (b) A medium scale poultry farming that requires land and housing and other materials in 1 – 2 plots of Land takes about N500,000 to N5 Million to start.

      (c) Large scale or Intensive poultry farming that requires high level of sophistication and more careful planning and professionalism, using advance Livestock farming techniques takes from N10 Million.

      Setting Up Your Poultry Farming In Nigeria

      With your business plan is in place, the next is to proceed to setting up your farm without delay! At this point, it is my believe that you already have the money in your hands. So here are the things you need to acquire and put in place.

      1. Buy land – Like we said earlier, look for land in a remote location but make sure it’s not too far from the city. A place like Ijebu Ode, Remo Area, Imota in Ikorodu – these places are perfect if you are in Lagos. Other places like towards Oshogbo after Ibadan isn’t too far too from the major city like Ibadan.

      You can get Acre of land there for cheap price, cost of lands in most cases is determined by the sellers. But we may suggest price during commenting. So drop your comments below and let’s get the discussion going.

      SEE ALSO: How to start a poultry farm on demand

      2. Build your Structure – House is very important for chicken rearing and effective keeping and management. Poultry housing are classified according to the scale and the management system. The most common types of poultry housing used for poultry farming in Nigeria are:

      •    Deep litter-
      •    Half litter and half slats –
      •    Battery –
      •    Semi-fold –

      Buy day old chick – Look for good Hatchery where you can get healthy day old chicks to start with. It costs from N140 to N200 sometimes up to N300.

      Standard poultry farm picture

      A new poultry farm populated with day-old-chicks

      Other Items you need for poultry farming in Nigeria– Feeders, Drinkers, Perches. Nests, Crates, Lighting system, Waste disposal system, Incubator, Heaters or brooders, Egg tray, Cages and coops.

      What’s Next…

      You need addition resources to make your poultry business a successful one.

      Join other poultry farmers who have made our Poultry Farming eBook their companion towards starting their poultry farms and managing it effectively.  

      And the best part is that it contains complete Poultry Business Plan. Click Here to buy the poultry farming eBook

      280 Comments on this article

      • Nasiru August 22, 2013

        Pls I want u to tell,me like if person want mix a chicken food how will he start and I want know the ingredients to mix together to give that food

        • Darlinton Omeh August 22, 2013

          The quantity you give depends on the age of the chicken

          But the common rule is to give what they can exhaust

          or 1.5 lbs per bird per week

        • Dr.Ahmed Bala November 23, 2013

          Darlinton thank you for the powerful ebook on poultry. I just downloaded it and I can tell you it's the best business ebook I have ever read. It's very detailed clear and understandable to say the least. You are a great man and Allah will continue to add more greatness to you. Thank you so much.

        • Darlinton Omeh November 23, 2013

          Oh… Nice to hear that it make sense, thank you very much for taking time to appreciate. And I like it when even a Dr is diversifying to farming… 😀 it shows that there is great hope for Nigeria in the Agric sector. I wish you a fruitful investment in poultry.

      • Nasiru August 22, 2013

        Thanks for ur answer. Like from day one to day 7 from day 7 to three weeks

        • Darlinton Omeh August 22, 2013

          Chickens at different stages of development require different feed.

          1. Day-old chicks through 8 weeks old require starter feed containing 20% protein. Starter feed contains the highest percentage of protein a layer will ever consume, which makes sense given their astronomical rate of growth in the first few months of life.

          2. Layer feed should never be fed to chickens younger than 18 weeks

          3. Give Layer feed from 18 months

          4. Layer feed contains 16-18% protein plus added calcium, which is necessary for eggshell production

      • Nasiru August 22, 2013

        Thanks sir for d fast response, i appreciate and God bless you and ur family

      • Anonymous August 23, 2013

        Thank you for this great article. Pls where can we get large farm land in anywhere near lagos, any suggestion or idea?

        • Darlinton Omeh August 29, 2013

          You can get large farmland at cheap price in many part of Ogun State that is if you are in Lagos. But if you are in other states, just go to the nearby rural area, you will get large farmland to buy or let at cheap rate.

        • Daniel Ogbebor October 10, 2013

          Thank you for the inspiring article; is the risk in the business avoidable, because my friend had losses in the business, and so had to quit the bizs. Please can you give me your number,so I can call you for advice.

          • Darlinton Omeh December 10, 2013

            Poor management is the reason many people experience loss in their business. Poultry is one of the most profitable business but you need to manage it well if you want to attain huge gain. For your chicken to do well, it need proper feeding, proper disease control, good vaccination, and proper housing.

            Again, many people finds it so hard to invest in knowledge; instead they prefer to go into the business with little or no knowledge. How could someone going into huge business as poultry find it difficult to buy Poultry eBooks or get training? When you find it so hard to invest in knowledge, then expect losses.

        • Anonymous February 3, 2014

          i have a place in owode, where an acre is 5ook

      • Anonymous August 29, 2013

        Hello Mr darlinton Omeh,
        Am kenny, I have searched every where on your blog for your number but could not find it… Sir pls do you have any How to Start Poultry Farming e-book for sale? I mean a very good ebbok about How to Start Poultry Farming that will really teach all what i need to know…. Will love to buy one if you have

        Thanks and hope to see your reply soon…..

        • Darlinton Omeh August 29, 2013

          We wants to come up with a robust eBook in a couple of days, we are currently working on it and it will soon be ready.

          Subscribe to our email update so that you can be notified when it is available.

          Thank you!

        • Darlinton Omeh November 6, 2013

          The Brand New eBook is now ready and I have updated this post for details on how anyone can buy it. Thank you!

        • BELLO Akeem June 26, 2016

          Good morning please can u send ur phone number.Thanks

      • Anonymous September 6, 2013

        Wow, your article came at the right time, cos am planning to start my own poultry farming somewhere in Oshogbo(but i reside in Lagos).
        How far do you think i can go with a start-up capital of #3m, moreover am also planning to get a pickup truck for effective distribution of my produce. Please how viable do you think this will be.
        Thanks so much.

        • Darlinton Omeh September 6, 2013

          N3 Million will go along way specially if you already have a land. But I think you can get land in Oshogbo very cheap so N3m will definitely go a very long way.

        • Anonymous September 30, 2013

          am an estate surveyor in lagos. i have about 3000acres of land available for agricultural purpose in osun, ibadan, ogun and the price is 100k per acre.

        • basirat sadudeen October 26, 2013

          Good day,
          Do you still have farm lands in Ogun state (Ijebu preferably)?. Do let me know. Tnx

          Nb…
          Great article Mr Omeh… God bless you!

        • Jol Adunni December 12, 2013

          N3m will go a long way truely but what about the management? who will manage it? Hope u will get a good hand and a trust worthy person. However, it will b nice if u ave an idea about how to manage d birds even if u employed hands.

      • Augustina Philipiness September 7, 2013

        Thanx a lot Mr. Darlinton for your impressive post. i'm really looking forward for your robust ebook. My question are three.
        1. how much will it cost to build a standard poultry like the one shown on your post(for both broilers and layers). also, what quantity of land will u advice(e.g. 1hectare or 2hectare or more)
        2. since we are novice to these business, how do we know the feed combinations for the poultry animals and feed mixing processes.
        3. do you know one or two consultants by which you could refer us to? The one that will guide us as we start from d root.
        Thanx

        • Darlinton Omeh September 19, 2013

          Thank you Augustina, The poultry farm you see on the picture is a big poultry farm house capable of housing thousands of chicken. If you are eying that size, your budget should start from N10,000,000.

          There are professional consultants, some of whom may show up here as the time goes on. This article was once full of comments from professional consultants and experienced poultry farmers. Unfortunately we lost those comments due to technical movement.

      • Harry September 19, 2013

        This blog is very informative. I currently have 1 plot of land and I'm seeking to go into poultry farming esp breeding layers for egg production but the bottleneck I'm facing is lack of capital! Can you reference any bank that can grant a loan that will be systematicaly repaid from the business proceeds & how much would you suggest will suffice for this venture

      • Toby Nejo September 19, 2013

        Thanks for this important eye opening article. I am very interested. Well done.

      • Biodunoshiotse September 23, 2013

        My name is Rowland, interested in starting a Poultry. Can we talk on the phone, as I have over a thousand questions to ask. Br.

      • Adewale Rabiu September 23, 2013

        Your blog on poultry is informative and encouraging.
        I am a newbie searching for information on poultry farming. I need to be grounded very well before venturing into it as i don't want it to be a failure. I wish you could be of help as time goes on.

      • Anonymous September 25, 2013

        I have already started with few chicks of 4weeks old. how can i take care of them in prevent them from getting ill.

        • Darlinton Omeh September 25, 2013

          Make sure they are vaccinated, properly feed, and control the temperature of their pen with light. Overall, good management is what can prevent them from getting ill.

      • Anonymous September 25, 2013

        Please,Is it advisable to start a poultry farm very close to one's residence even in a rural area?

      • Gbadamosi Mutairu September 27, 2013

        Dear sir, I personally appreciate your post as lots of people are currently benefiting from it. Am a young graduate and intend to go into live stock agro foods production .

        I have half plot of land in Ogun state and which to start practicing my farming career on it.

        Like how many birds can I start with if broiler is my choice of bird, pls consider my initial capital of 100,000 naira.

        Thanks, your swift response will be appreciated. Gbadamosi.v

      • Anonymous September 27, 2013

        Hello,
        Thanks for your post, I'd like to know how many day old chicks can be raised comfortably in space with the dimension 20ft x14ft. thanks

        • Anonymous September 27, 2013

          The space you mentioned can take maybe around 50 DAY OLD until they are some weeks old, then you move them to bigger space

      • Anonymous September 27, 2013

        Hello Dal
        Thanks for your prompt response how much sapce do I need to raise 500 day old chicks. I would also like to know if I can add fish meal to layer's mash for my layers.
        thanks

      • ECHEZONAS OKOLI September 27, 2013

        ……so informative, please whats the best brioler specie whose outcome would maximally impress a beginner? Where can i get it in Anambra?

      • ECHEZONAS OKOLI September 27, 2013

        ……so informative, please what specie of broiler would it outcome maximally impress a begginer? Where can i get it in Anambra?

        • Darlinton Omeh September 28, 2013

          Some go for the Indigenous Free Range while some prefer Exotic Chickens, popularly known as Agric Fowl. They are all good. If you can get Californian While, better

      • Ra’Chelle B September 28, 2013

        I love raising chickens. Lots of hard work but rewarding.

      • Anonymous September 29, 2013

        Hi Darlington,
        What an impressive information you are dishing out here. Loving you for this.
        I had a sting on poultry farming (very small scale) with a pal many years ago. The land and setting are still there wasting away bcos I moved out of the country and the guy got preoccupied with his normal profession…so we abandoned the project after splitting the "fruits of our labor/input" if you know what i mean.
        Recently I have been thinking of going back to it this time for good likewise my pal. He was bequeathed with the farmland.
        My question is ….Is it advisable to go into poultry, piggery, fishery at the same time? Bearing in mind that we haven't got all the capital in this world for a big project. What i am thinking of, is that a little bit of this and a little bit of that, we can both pull it together and then grow bigger.
        Awaiting your response.

        "The Don"

        • Darlinton Omeh October 1, 2013

          Going into Poultry, Piggery, and Fishery at the same time requires a lot of money and management no matter how small. My advice is that you should start one at a time and then add the others later.

      • Anonymous September 29, 2013

        please what drugs do you require to raise chickens(layers and broilers) succesfully

      • Anonymous October 1, 2013

        Pls,I hv a plot of land in Enugu and 500k,how many chicken can I start with.

      • Anonymous October 1, 2013

        Evans is here,A plot of land in Enugu with 500T how many chicks can i start with and how can i manage 500t efficiently as a novice

      • Anonymous October 2, 2013

        How many broilers can a farmer raise comfortably in a plot of land

      • Anonymous October 3, 2013

        i intend going into poultry business layers precisely pls hw far can i go with #2.5m and what type of chicken will be good

      • Darlinton Omeh October 3, 2013

        I think the article have address this question

      • Anonymous October 3, 2013

        of all the online resources about poultry farming, yours seem to me the best. it is quite simple and adresses the issues clearly. i have about 150k and a piece of land at my backyard. i want to start a layer farm. how do you think i should go about it. plus please can i have your phone number so that we can talk better. o'funmi

      • Anonymous October 3, 2013

        I started a poultry farm with a friend and currently have about 2000 chickens. They have started laying but we suddenly experience a deep in production. How do u mitigate against theft on the farm because I suspect the staff?

        • Darlinton Omeh October 3, 2013

          You need to step up your security before people run down your investment. It is always better if you can manage your poultry yourself instead of entrusting it completely into the hands of workers.

          But have you made sure snake is not having access to the pen? Snake could cause serious damage if they gain entry. If possible, fence the farm and try to keep it clean at all times and pay closer attention to your staffs.

          @o'funmi, if you are starting at your backyard you need to start small and N150K is more than enough to start small. With time you can move elsewhere when your poultry starts getting bigger and the smell starts disturbing.

        • Anonymous October 6, 2013

          Even here in Europe ,I work almost everyday untill late in the farm expcially during hatchery seasons.Mind you this in mind that nobody will do better and does not steal in your farm>You just have to find time and be there otherwise the farm will colapse soon even if it is your brother or sister working there.I call this the place of event you have to be there.

        • fix May 11, 2014

          i suggest u install cctv in ur farm ….itll cost less than 90,000 naira….

      • Anonymous October 4, 2013

        I am a poultry and hatchery owner in Ukraine.I raise parent livestocks of geese and ducks with hatchery capacity of 300,000 for the past 16 years.The know how is there.Please do you think this area could be of success in Nigeria ?

        • Darlinton Omeh October 4, 2013

          There is no market for geese and duck in Nigeria in my own opinion. Nigerians aren't used to eating duck that much though some do but are in the minority compared to chicken consumers. You can invest in quail and chicken that's where the market is in Nigeria.

          However, great possibilities may exist in there. Who knows if well introduced it may gain market appeal. If you want we could carryout the market research for you?

        • Anonymous October 6, 2013

          Thank you so much for your quick and honest reply.Please could you let me know how much the market research will cost?Where can one buy future parents for one to satisfy his hatchery need of fertilized eggs in Nigeria.Thank you in advance for you answers

        • Darlinton Omeh October 7, 2013

          $2,000 Only for detailed market research that will cover all the thirty six states of the federation and Abuja.

        • Anonymous October 10, 2013

          I will get you in touch when I am due to come over.Thanks for you reply what about the second part of the question?

      • Lynda ukachi October 5, 2013

        I want 2 say tank u 4 dis post, it jst came @ d ryt tym 4 me and my family. We started a poultry dis yr and are incurring a lot of challenges. I will like 2 av ur num so we can discuss in details. Tanx once again

      • ede October 5, 2013

        Good day ur article is very informative, I started a poultry at my backyard dis year. Pls can u explain d diff housing types better or give me a link where I could research about them on the net. Also, I wish to deal witth layers next year, which housing is best for them? Wil be expecting your reply, thanks

      • Anonymous October 5, 2013

        May Almighty Allah reward you for enlightening people about this type of business, we must go back to agriculture if we want this great country to developed by Sultan

      • Anonymous October 7, 2013

        hello sir, my dad has a free space and i want to go into agric but my question is , what are the risk faced by broilers or turkey. How can i get mixed food for them, i need a formular and I also need to some trainings.

      • Anonymous October 7, 2013

        Hello Sir,
        Is there any training that want need to undergo before starting a poultry business? I will also like to have your contact detail.

      • Anonymous October 8, 2013

        Sir,
        Thank you for your security advise, will look into it straight away. Can you kindly link me up with the Ukrainian farmer looking to rear ducks in Nigeria. I believe there is enough market for duck rearing in Nigeria with the foreigners inflow into the country and you will be surprise how much people know about duck meat though not as much as chicken and quail.

        • Anonymous October 8, 2013

          I will be home soon You could foward your contacts through Sir Darlinton Omeh

      • Anonymous October 8, 2013

        My Brother, only God can reward you for this life chnaging blog that you are into, pls can i have ur email address or phone number, i have lot of questions. Pls I will appreciate that.

        thanks

      • Anonymous October 8, 2013

        I will get you in touch when I am due to come over.Thanks for you reply what about the second part of the question?

      • Anonymous October 11, 2013

        I am student and I have passion for poultry,I have what it takes to prepare and mix poultry feeds using Pearson square method or computer method, I am saving in order to acquire a plot of land in my area, and my questions are:
        1. Like how much will I need to construct the poultry if am planning deep litter system / battery cage system.
        2.How much will the cage cost me and how long can they last before deterioration sets in?
        3. How much will it cost me to feed 100 day old chicks to 18 weeks old
        4 Where can I get poultry vaccines and drugs in Osun state?

      • Anonymous October 11, 2013

        can i start a poultry farm with 500,000thousand naira and rent a land out of the same money?I want rear layers for meat when they grow old and for egg sales please.Do you have any idea?Thanks.

      • Anonymous October 14, 2013

        I have learn alot from dis discussions.

      • Anonymous October 15, 2013

        Hello sir
        Plz i would like to knw if u assist in writing biz plan

      • Anonymous October 15, 2013

        How can I get fairly used cage

      • Anonymous October 18, 2013

        Its quite encouraging to know that we still have sincere people like you in Nigeria. Please, I am highly interested in having a poultry farm for chicken. I prefer the battery cages house. Please how do I source for them and how much do I budget for. Thank you.

      • Anonymous October 18, 2013

        Goodday sir, what is the best way to market a day old chick, cos i am about to go to hatchery part of poultry farming. thanks as i wait your quick response.

      • Anonymous October 19, 2013

        hi darlington ,i most sincerely comment on this your legandry work,God bless you sir,Pls i have a quick question to ask you,am not in nigeria right away,stay in europe to be precise but have been thinking of investing in nigeria.Have got this water business, and poultry biz ,except otherwise by you.what business can i manage from europe if i get it started in nig pls?How possible could i manage this while am away Cos i dont know am soon am coming back.How can i monitor this business to avoid ruining me down?Pls could you advice me on human resource managenment and if i want to employ staff like how many staffs would be ok for a start and security personnel to avoid theft

        • Darlinton Omeh October 20, 2013

          There is no where you'd run sensitive businesses such as Pure Water and Poultry from Europe effectively. Come home and do it

      • Anonymous October 19, 2013

        this blog is woooooh, pls keep it up

      • tosin okuns October 21, 2013

        Nice one here,I have a plot of land in ikorodu,and want to go to poultry and fish farming,I have capital of 2.5-3M for the start up on a pure virgin land.pls I need advice on where to start and the necessary things needed to start.

      • Anonymous October 21, 2013

        Mr.Darlington, ls kindly advice when layers will start dropping||?

      • ojo olamide October 24, 2013

        does means that boiler don't laid eggs at all, if they dont how do they reproduce

      • Anonymous October 25, 2013

        You are God sent to me,your posts were sited at the right time.I currently have a Nursery/primary sch,a supermarket in a university campus and a shop where my wife and i are selling food stuff and ingredient.All these businesses are doing fine but require a lot money to be pumped into it.Im currently thinking of quieting my job for all these are too much for my wife alone since im not currently in that city but in Nigeria,need your candid advice

        • Darlinton Omeh December 16, 2013

          Sorry I am replying this very late, I just saw it now as I was going through the comments. My candid advice is that you should resign as soon as possible to assist your wife run those businesses. In my own opinion, those businesses you mentioed that your wife is into could be much more rewarding financially if you and your wife could combine efforts and run it more effectively. So why labor elsewhere when you already have companies of your own?

      • Anonymous October 25, 2013

        thank for your information packages.

      • Oluwatosin October 25, 2013

        Good evening sir, I'm so happy I found this publication at the right time sir. I'm a student soon to graduate and I have interest in poultry farming (layers for eggs production). I have quater of a plot of land behind our house and I can raise some money sir but please sir is the ebook ready? Because I am a novice in this and I want to have deeper knowledge of the venture. Pls sir I will appreciate if you can give me your email address for further interaction sir. I look forward to your prompt response sir. God bless you

      • adekoya oluwatosin October 26, 2013

        Thank you for your quick response sir, my text will reach you soon. My name is adekoya, oluwatosin. God bless you sir

      • adekoya oluwatosin October 28, 2013

        Mr Omeh, pls can I have a list of d contents of the ebook so as to have an adea what it contains?

      • Jerry October 31, 2013

        gudevenin, thanx for the gud work. Pls what drugs can i use for 1day old broiler birds and how can i do for them to be ready for sale within the period of 7weeks?

        • Darlinton Omeh October 31, 2013

          Jerry, It will be more comfortable if you contact a vet doctor so that I don't recommend bad one. It seems you are looking for drug that'll make your chicks grow faster? You this business is very serious and sensitive, you do not want to do something that will affect your business negatively.

        • Jerry October 31, 2013

          ok, thanx alot

      • christianah adeosun November 1, 2013

        please where can i get poultry cages and for how much. Thanks

        • Darlinton Omeh November 1, 2013

          Where you can get it depends on where you are, inquire from poultry farmers near you. They will be in a better position to direct you

        • elvis temmie December 18, 2015

          For your poultry cages search for ( Godson poultry cages ) on Facebook and you'll get any type of good and quality battery cages. Thanks.

      • NDULAKA DAVID November 2, 2013

        Good morning sir, what are those red things hang on the new big poultry farm diagram?

      • niger delta November 5, 2013

        i really love this platform cause of its enlightenment,please i am about going into broiler farming and would love to know the key resources

      • Prince Nwosu November 11, 2013

        Greetings mr Darlinton. Thank you for the vital life changing informations. I came accross your blug from google search. Pls i have 3 important questions before i finally decide for this investment and purchase the e-book.

        1. I stay in a rented apartment at ojodu berger in lagos and will be starting with N500,000. I will need to buy a land in the remote area of ikorodu or ogun state as mentioned in the blug. I beleive the land will require fensing, pen house and the chicken cages in addition to other items mentioned. Can N500k do all these as i know land and fensing alone can gulp up to 400k. Or can one do without the fensing in the remote area in the bush?

        2. Secondly, my wife will manage the place and be coming from ojodu and return in the evening. Are we going to require a night guard?

        I need to be sure N500k can carry before i venture. Thank you for your anticipated response.

        Jerry Prince.

        • Darlinton Omeh November 12, 2013

          N500,000 will go a long way to establish your farm especially if you can get your land for cheap price (less than N100,000) in that case, the money you have will be more than enough for a medium farm.

          However, the money wouldn't be enough if you add fencing except you are fencing with local material. Yes, you can do without fencing but fencing make your farm more secure.

          If your wife is to return home after the day work, you need to hire a trusted person or a guard who will be there to guide your poultry else they will use your chicken and do pepper soup.

      • Joseph Ogunleye November 12, 2013

        It was a indeed a nice piece. Pls sir, I would really like to know the cost of an incubator and where can I get it from in Lagos. 2ndly, how does one differeciate between a layer and broiler

      • Umar Ejogu November 12, 2013

        nice and educative piece

      • Adam Obute November 15, 2013

        Thanks for this wonderful selfless work. May good follow you forever sir. I wish to know if there's a way I can manage my farm to eliminate or at least reduce the intense smell of poultry feces.

      • Adam Obute November 15, 2013

        Thank you very much for your selfless interest in helping others. May good follow you forever. Pls, I want to know if I can effectively manage to eliminate or at least, reduce to bearable degree the smell from poultry feces n wastes. Thank you very much in anticipation.

        • Darlinton Omeh November 15, 2013

          Use saw dust, spray it on your pens floor and regularly change it. You can also use drop collector board if your poultry is not big. If you change your saw dust regularly, the smell will minimize.

      • Adam Obute November 15, 2013

        Ok sir. Thanks a bunch.

      • Umar Ejogu November 17, 2013

        Are you a poultry farmer and needs support to boost your bizness, FAKAAR Limited is your one stop supporter you can call on.

      • Umar Ejogu November 17, 2013

        Are you a poultry farmer in Nigeria and needs support to boost your bizness ! FAKAAR Limited is your one stop supporter you can call on.

      • oluzee November 17, 2013

        pls link
        me up wit FAKAAR

      • Umar Ejogu November 18, 2013

        Do you have an existing poultry? or Are you about to start.

      • Umar Ejogu November 18, 2013

        @ oluzee, do you have an existing poultry farm?

      • Muotanya Chigozie November 19, 2013

        Hello, really look forward to starting a poultry but need more info, thanks

      • ONARAGU PAUL November 20, 2013

        Mr. Darlington. Thank you for the good work God will surely reward you. The ebook does it contain details on all the structures? -litter, cage systems etc

        • Darlinton Omeh November 20, 2013

          Yes, it does contains details on the structures, litter, feeding, disease control, management, and lots more

      • ONARAGU PAUL November 20, 2013

        is your promise on giving out also on snail still valid?

        • Darlinton Omeh November 20, 2013

          Like I said, it's for those who got it today. So, it has expired.. except you pay through online transfer before 12midnight today

      • Taofeek Oseni November 21, 2013

        Dear Darlington, just want to start the poultry business. but there is a ready made poultry to rent. am planning to start with 200k. kindly advice me on this

      • Taofeek Oseni November 21, 2013

        Dear Darlington, am about to start the poultry business. am renting a ready made poultry and i want to put 200k on it. what do you recon? kindly advice pls

        • Darlinton Omeh November 22, 2013

          I don't know the poultry farm, neither how it looks like nor the condition attached to it. Therefore, it will be difficult for me to advice in this regard. Just make sure it's in acceptable location as poultry farm is not allowed in residential areas.

      • AKINOLA MOBOLAJI November 22, 2013

        how can I buy your e-book from United States

      • AKINOLA MOBOLAJI November 22, 2013

        How do I purchase your e-book from United States? Do you have a PayPal account?

        • Darlinton Omeh November 22, 2013

          You get it through wired transfer. We'll soon start using 2CO for global sells but for now I am very busy with things and only take payment through GTBank.

        • Anonymous July 12, 2015

          Has 2c0 happened yet? I am also in the United States and want to purchase your eBook.

      • Kayode November 23, 2013

        You got a great mind sir but please sir can you help me with an extimate of how much in Naira will I need to own a farm for 2000 layers I already got 5 plots of land here in abeokuta. And pls is your book availabel in hard copy. Pls reply thanks.

        • Darlinton Omeh November 23, 2013

          Have you built your pen? What type of poultry house do you want? etc… All these are what influences cost; It's not possible for me to just tell you so so amount of money. All depends on what you want. If it is a semi/free range, then N500,000 can do. The eBook is PDF (Portable File Format) you can print it OUT and make a hard copy of it if you like

      • Ken Chung November 24, 2013

        Hello,
        I'm interested in the Poultry farming ( Modern System )…Ready to invest in medium/Large scale on both broilers,layers and cockerel,feed mill section,hatchery and and .Please I want to know much about the selling of my farm produce,the marketing aspect of it…Is it encouraging and easy to have customers around Ibadan and Lagos…And besides,do you have a farm plan architect?..I want to work on 2-3 acres of Land….

        • Darlinton Omeh November 24, 2013

          There is market for any poultry product in Nigeria and the return on invest is very encouraging as you want to know, that's why many farmers in Nigeria are thriving in the business.

      • Briac AFANGNON December 4, 2013

        I would like to know if there are elder than day old chicks available and how much can it cost to have some for a startup? Thanks Darlinton!

      • Manju Pratap December 5, 2013

        hi can we grow colour hen with boilers seperatly in same place

      • Le blog de moi December 5, 2013

        Hello,
        Is there a description for the construction of farm building in your ebook?
        Best

        • Darlinton Omeh December 5, 2013

          Yes, there are descriptions for both small and large poultry farm houses. It contains much more than you can imagine

      • Anonymous December 9, 2013

        Thank you for this information…I just want to know what members of staff I would need for a poultry farm of 1000-1500 POL chickens as a beginner in this business. Also I would like to know how many persons will be required in each department…

      • Anonymous December 9, 2013

        @ MR Darlington please how can i contact you?i have a questionnaire i will like you to help me answer

      • joladunni@gmail.com December 12, 2013

        Your publications are good and helpful. My chickens started to die. dey, all of a sudden, become weak and walk as if dey want to fall like some1 without stamina. I noticed dat their poops are green and some are watery brown and strong gray/ash color. some cough as thou dey ave catarrh. Thou dey were separated but in order not to loose dem all I have killed d healthy ones. Can you talk on Birds' Diseases?

      • Anonymous December 13, 2013

        i already have 4 plot of land, i have been fixing to set up a poultry for some years now.
        not have 1 million naira,i am still sceptical about the number of birds to start with,..
        because i would like to know an approximate amount needed to feed 1 chicken up to 28 weeks.

        • Darlinton Omeh December 13, 2013

          It takes N700 – N800 worth of feeds approximately to rear a chicken from day old to maturity. Sometines everything put together.

      • Anonymous December 24, 2013

        hi D,am a surveyor i have more 200 acres of land b4 d epe bridge in lekki,i wil welcome any individuals who could be part of a large scale poultry farming to form an organization with MOU which wil bind d interest of all participants,d land has Agric C of O

        • Darlinton Omeh December 24, 2013

          Hello, if you are very serious about it, contact me you will need to take me there, if I see it and it and it turns out to be the way you talked about it, we'll discuss on how to attract investors.

        • lekinson1 February 10, 2015

          hey can you send me ur contact i want to speak with privately

      • Peacock December 25, 2013

        Hello Darlington. i must commend the good work you are doing here. I am really interested in the above mentioned surveyor`s proposal. Kindly keep me posted about your findings after your inspection as i would like to be an investor if the deal is good and genuine. Keep up the good work…cheers.

        • Darlinton Omeh December 25, 2013

          Ok, just keep in touch, I'd update this post or possibly make another new post specially for that if it goes well.

      • Ariyo Omoboriowo December 30, 2013

        Hi Mr. Darlington,
        I must say, you are doing very well to encourage especially we youths. Keep the good work going.

      • Anonymous January 3, 2014

        Hi Darling,
        Tnx a million. I'm interested in this,a beginner,I'm in korea and am looking at Lagos,any idea abt land good enough for this project,any idea abt a consultant can could do his work,any idea abt an architect too?
        I will come myself once I hv all d infos.
        How can I get the ebook,your contact email or phone pls,tnx

        • Darlinton Omeh January 3, 2014

          We can help you out in these if you pay the right fee. The ebook will be delivered into your mailbox as soon as you pay for it

      • Anonymous January 5, 2014

        Good day Sir, tanks for the information on how to start the poultry farm. God bless you. My challenge is where i have Land in Port Harcourt is where people are staying,a plot of land surrounding by other people but its fenced and am not ready to stay there as the place is not develop to my taste for me to stay there what do i do. Another question is the eBook that is 8000 is it for everything there or is it on each one? Thanks as i get a reply from you. Ukeme

        • Darlinton Omeh January 5, 2014

          You can't setup your poultry in a residential area no matter how it is except you want to rear in a small scale or free range farming system. So, you need to look for other things you can do with the land.

          The price you see for the eBook on poultry is a new year discount to is valid only today before 12 midnight, each of the eBooks has it's price written under it.

      • Anonymous January 5, 2014

        Once again do u accept internet banking transfer to ur account for the eBook. thanks as i get a reply from u

      • Oluseyi Daramola January 6, 2014

        Please how many pages is the book about poultry farming?

      • Anonymous January 9, 2014

        Pls my project is on poultry nd i want 2 get al d answers to u win question http://www.youwin.org.ng

      • Augustine Amaechi January 11, 2014

        pls can i get the full breakdown on the cost of setting up poultry farm

      • Anonymous January 12, 2014

        Please I have a question. How much are 6 weeks old birds in Nigeria?
        I will truly appreciate your response, i do not live in Nigeria and I have searched EVERYWHERE online just to get that small information but to no avail. Please help me. Thanks

      • wombo January 15, 2014

        i started poultry farming last year with cockerel. i prepared them for the festive season and it was fruitful. i want to include broilers too. i am happy to be getting all these information now. thank you and God bless you.

      • BoboDan January 23, 2014

        Hello,
        But how can we Nigerians in Diaspora pay for and get this ebook?

        • Darlinton Omeh January 23, 2014

          Through internet banking, just make a transfer and notify me by sending your name and email add.

      • Anonymous January 27, 2014

        You are doing a great job Mr Dal. been in USA for a while now and been thinking about what to venture into in Nigeria. The poultry business sounds pretty good, but I am not ready to come home and monitor it. So I will continue to search for what i can do from here. Any advise from you will be greatly appreciated. Thanks a bunch!

      • George January 27, 2014

        I need details and guidelines on how to start Poultry,Fish,P[ggery and Rice farms. You can use your own estimates. I can always take bearing;plus/minus using your guidelines. Thanks. Chidi

      • Pachely Abiakam January 29, 2014

        Dear Sir, How many new, full-time (or equivalent) staff will be employed in setting-up a Large scale or Intensive poultry farming that requires high level of sophistication and more careful planning and professionalism, using advance Livestock farming techniques for the first 12 months

        • Darlinton Omeh January 29, 2014

          That's what you need to plan carefully about by preparing a robust business plan, the eBook will assist you greatly in doing that. However, for the poultry of that magnitude, you will need minimum of 20 internal full time personnel

      • Ekundayo Kazim February 1, 2014

        dear darligton, kindly furnish me with your contact,phone and email. i need your assstance as regrds, land procurement and construction of cheap pen in ogun state.
        dayo

      • chudi February 1, 2014

        This is great Mr Darlington, pls how can get the eBook and how much does it cost?

      • Anonymous February 1, 2014

        HOW CAN I GET COMPANY THAT BUY 7WK OLD BROILERS IN NIGERIA

      • Anonymous February 2, 2014

        Jerry N. I live in usa darlinton I have 2 plot of land in imo state I want to use it to start a chicken poultry farm.please can you tell me how I will get you ebook and where I can get california white chicks in nigeria.thanks.

      • Stella Engman February 4, 2014

        Am a 22 year old lady , I have 3 siblings to care for , and my both parents are late, I happen to be d eldest n the responsibilities are on me, I reside in Abuja, I believe the poultry business would be a good idea, please does anyone knows where I can get a cheap land outside Abuja, and also I have 500-700k to invest , Like how many birds can I start with if broiler is my choice of bird. Thanks Stella

        • Darlinton Omeh February 4, 2014

          Since you are a girl, you need to start small with 50 birds or less and see how it goes then you can expand by committing more resources. I am not familiar with areas in and around Abuja, so you ask people who knows the area to help you out

      • Stella Engman February 4, 2014

        @ mr darlington

      • Anonymous February 5, 2014

        Pls How may bags of feed do u need to feed 250bird form day old to 12weeks?

      • JOHN ONWUEMEZIA February 5, 2014

        Hi, i have just read most of your blog and will like to say it has given me a lot to think about starting a poultry farm which although i have been interested in.
        I really want to come back home to start something like this after spending a long time overseas.
        However, I dont have the experience as such but have worked for a large company here who deal with poultry farming materials.
        It is very difficult to get good advice from fellow Nigerians but it seems things are changing for the best.
        Setting up a poultry farm of about 2000 birds to start with is my ideal number but i could be wrong and that is why I need your help and experience advice to start with.
        I know that it may cost me for your advice but its better for it to cost me less than to lose a lot.
        My name is John please get back to me if possible.
        Many Thanks.

        • Darlinton Omeh February 5, 2014

          John, coming back home to invest is a very good idea because no place like your father land, it's something we have been encouraging through this website and we are happy you guys are responding to it. One thing I certainly will not do is getting back to people who dropped their emails here. If you receive any email, be sure that it's not from me. Understand that fraudsters are always on the lookout for peoples' contacts to see the possibility of defrauding them through it. I don't want anyone to be a victim that's why I frown at adding email or phone number to a comment. So, I'd like you to make another comment without your email address because I will soon delete this one. Thank you!

      • Mrs Nwabuaku February 7, 2014

        Hello. Am just starting with 30 birds for d second time rearing. Pz I would appreciate it if u can give Me a guideline on Wat feed,from week to week till 28weeks,drugs(wen to administer dem), it will mean d world to Me if u reply,cos I love to rear dem. Bless u die

        • Darlinton Omeh February 7, 2014

          I think you need to grab the eBook, it will serve as your best companion, you'll be able to refer to it at any stage of your bird's growth. You can also contact a vet doctor for advices on medication.

      • Bright February 13, 2014

        Good morning sir…..am Bright a scientist. Please I want to know(averagely)

        How many bags of starter feed can 500 5weeks layers consume in a day.
        How many bags of grower feed can 500 13weeks layers consume in a day
        How many bags of layer feed can 500 21weeks layers consume in a day.
        I Will be most greatful if my questions are answered specifically. Thank you sir.

      • Anonymous February 17, 2014

        Thank for your help, i really appreciate it.

      • Anonymous March 16, 2014

        Please, want to know do u do seminars or training for people, because as much as I am interested I still want to go through that training, please reply is needed on my Facebook acct. Adeola odefunso pls. Thanks

      • Anonymous March 20, 2014

        Please is there any comprehensive e-book on duck rearing; semi intensive and intensive. Thanks

      • Chris Nkoro March 24, 2014

        I am an experience poultry farmer, i want to invest in Nigeria but the my concerns are getting a reliable buyers, i am going to build my own abattoir with my farm, im looking for land with good road and electricity at River State, Abia, or Enugu State. my vision is to make chicken meat affordable to every home in Nigeria. if you can help me with land to buy or you are interested in buying large quantity get back to me.

      • henry March 25, 2014

        Please what of turkey?? I intend raising 100 ًturkey & 200 chickens come january 2015

      • Anonymous March 29, 2014

        pls how can i get this ur ebook on poultry?

      • Anonymous March 29, 2014

        how much will it cost to feed 2500 birds to laying stage (6-7 mounths)

      • Anonymous March 29, 2014

        pls how can i get this ur ebook on poultry?

      • Anonymous April 4, 2014

        Great job Darlinton ! Am very much interested on about 3 of those books. Will arrange some transfer into your GT Bank account soon. Well done ojare !

      • GODFREY ESEBAMEN April 12, 2014

        I want to go into poultry farming, but the constraint I have is that electricity is about ten poles away from my land. Can please suggest alternative to this. And also bear in mind that I want to begin with a day chikens.

        Godfrey

      • Anonymous April 20, 2014

        My name is richards, am a new entrant in poultry bus. For the past six months I have been able to raise 300 layers successfully. I feed them 1 and half bag everyday. But the problem now is that after six months they haven't dropped an egg as return for my investment .the question is could they all be sterile?

      • Olowolayemo April 24, 2014

        Hi, I am a lover of keeping chickens from when i was a child. I have practiced cross breeding and mass productions in the local chicken breeding when I was small. Because of school and conditions I left it. I am retired now I want to go into poultry farming. A friend advised that I start with 'Point of Lay' so that I can grab the process which I have left a long time ago. How can you advice me. I have read a lot and I know that the business is lucrative now in Nigeria.

        • Darlinton Omeh April 24, 2014

          "Point of Lay" or "Day Old", anyone one you choose is very good. However, Point of Lay is good if you are breeding for egg production, if you intends to breed for the meet, you have to go for day old

      • Anonymous May 12, 2014

        Can i start poultry business in residential area like Ajah?

      • Abiodun Dada May 14, 2014

        Hello Darlington,
        I have 5 acres of Land in Ikorodu and I also have 20 million Naira capital. I want to go into poultry farming. I have little knowledge in this business. I have been reading books in other to equip myself with the knowledge required to be successful. I will like to know the following:
        1. How and where can I get a company that would build two houses for the chickens? Layers and broilers.
        2. I am also thinking of a third house for the day old chics as well.
        3. Do you think growing my own feed and processing it would be a good idea?
        4. Can you recommend a consultant that could work with me on this?

        Many thanks

        • Anonymous July 5, 2014

          Hello,

          If you need a company to build the houses, feel free to contact me, although i would not want to post my email on here. Do reply and let me know.

      • AMIL May 19, 2014

        Pls where can i purchase an incubator for poultry

      • AMIL May 19, 2014

        Pls where can i purchase an incubator?

      • Anonymous May 19, 2014

        hi darlinton i go through write up am impress.
        but i want this informationn from you i want to do a six months cashflow for cockerel from a day old chic to point of sales. i want to what will form the cash expenditure and cash incom

      • Anonymous May 21, 2014

        My name is obi chidinma. I need help
        i want 2 start as soon as possible atleast july on medium scale

      • Anonymous May 24, 2014

        Good day Mr Darlington, I appreciate the way u selflessly attend to people's problems here, but it's like u concentrate on people in Lagos and it's environs… what of those that are based in Abuja . How can we have access to quality breeds n feeds for starters. I hope u can also do something concerning that.
        My name is Obika Nkiru. I reside in Abuja and I want to start poultry farm as soon as I get proper information n knowledge.
        Thanks and God bless you.

        • Darlinton Omeh May 20, 2015

          Hello Nkiru, I make effort to answer every relevant question it doesn't matter if the person lives in Lagos or elsewhere. As regards having access to quality breed, look for a good supplier around there and patronize for your quality breed

      • Anonymous May 25, 2014

        I NEED 5 ACRES OF LAND IN OBAFEMI OWODE LGA NEAR OFADA FOR POULTRY FARMING.

      • Adebodun Adeyinka May 28, 2014

        hello sir .
        it is of great interest to me finding your blog. can u pls tell me wit half a plot of land how far can i go and how much do i need to have about 150-300 layers in it . thank you sir.

      • Adebodun Adeyinka May 28, 2014

        Hello sir .
        Am very happy to be among the member of ur blog . pls i want to ask with a half plot of land how far can i go and how much will i need to start it.

      • saka fredrick June 15, 2014

        Thanks a lot for this piece of information and to all who have contributed. I have the passion for this business but capital is a problem to me. Please, where precisely can I rent a land cheaper than 100, 000 and get started. Thanks for your unflinching support. –
        Frederick.

      • michael June 18, 2014

        I need info on rearing cockerel

      • Giant Giveaways June 28, 2014

        Hello Mr. Darlington,
        I just got sacked from my job and i am having about N800K to invest on this business. Pls how do you think i can start for it to cater for my monthly expenses?
        Thanks,
        Adeleke

      • Giant Giveaways June 28, 2014

        Sorry, I am thinking of starting something towards Ibadan.
        Thank you,
        Adeleke

      • Anonymous July 10, 2014

        i need help please. i have a poultry farm and my layers have refused to start laying. this is the 7th month now. I went for training and did everything according to experience. what could be wrong? professionals are ssaying that it was the place i bought the chicks. they said the chicks have a bad history. how true is this?

      • Anonymous July 16, 2014

        Good day pls how much will i need if am to start with 100 chicken (layer) rearing for eggs production, i have a space at my back yard.

      • Olugbenga Abdussalaam July 24, 2014

        Its available at Mowe/Ofada. If interested notify me

      • Anonymous July 25, 2014

        This is wonderful, my wife have been talking about this line of business and i decided to research into it then i came across this line of conversation. I must say this is great and i will do the needful. More update please

      • Frank Smith July 29, 2014

        Good Day,

        Thanks for all that you stated and all the words of encouragement on your content it really helps, Am planning real hard to start up a chicken poultry boilers with the right information and idea, I do not have much knowledge about how to go about it and searching for information online i came across your post. Please sir my main purpose of planning to get a poultry chicken farm is to be able to prepare them for human consumption, and also do the finishing on the chicken for market sale distribution packaging don't really know if you will understand the way i put it e.g: Like the way it been sealed over here in plastic after finishing that what i mean. Am not in Nigeria for now sir, but am planning to relocate finally to settle down with the poultry chicken farm rearing, Please sir i want information or guild on what to be really looking at base on the poultry farm with an amount of 10 Miliion Naira and also if i could have a phone communication in person with you or someone you can direct me to really get to explain some of the things can not really put on the message. PLEASE PLEASE!!!!

      • Frank Smith July 29, 2014

        Good Day,

        Thanks for all that you stated and all the words of encouragement on your content it really helps, Am planning real hard to start up a chicken poultry boilers with the right information and idea, I do not have much knowledge about how to go about it and searching for information online i came across your post. Please sir my main purpose of planning to get a poultry chicken farm is to be able to prepare them for human consumption, and also do the finishing on the chicken for market sale distribution packaging don't really know if you will understand the way i put it e.g: Like the way it been sealed over here in plastic after finishing that what i mean. Am not in Nigeria for now sir, but am planning to relocate finally to settle down with the poultry chicken farm rearing, Please sir i want information or guild on what to be really looking at base on the poultry farm with an amount of 10 Miliion Naira and also if i could have a phone communication in person with you or someone you can direct me to really get to explain some of the things can not really put on the message. PLEASE PLEASE!!!!

      • Anonymous August 2, 2014

        Could someone inform me of the current prices for 25kg of Chick mash, Grower mash, Broiler mash, Pre-Layer mash, Layer mash, pullet mash

      • Anonymous August 10, 2014

        OMG! what have i been doing with my time? am soo happy to be here

      • Anonymous August 12, 2014

        Am a pastor. But i life stocks I hv a land 2plot in ugon side of ifo state.how much will it cost me to build something for s start .

      • Anonymous September 26, 2014

        Mr. Darlington nice one but check again Agric. fowl is table ready in 8 weeks not 28 as stated in your article

      • Jonny Walker September 28, 2014

        Comprehensive post, thanks for sharing! Where can one get government land in southwest for farming business?

      • Jonny Walker October 9, 2014

        Going through your write-up, you did a very good job, Sir. Thanks for sharing in your wealth of experience. Please, where can one get affordable poultry battery cages in Lagos?

      • Anonymous October 18, 2014

        Hello sir,I have 100k,good house,good drinking and feeding equipment.can de 100k be enough for 100 layers for egg production only?

      • Anonymous October 25, 2014

        Anyone with an idea of where to get land at a cheap rate in ogun but close to Lagos

      • Anonymous December 2, 2014

        Thank u Darlington for this incisive post. But my question is how many birds (one day old) can one purchase for N140-N200k?

      • Anonymous December 18, 2014

        Very great article. Thank you very much sir for this great piece. May God bless you for this. Please I will like to know something. How many bags of feed will I need to raise. 500 birds toayurity

      • Poultry Video January 3, 2015

        Sir, how much does it cost to acquire distributorship for the major brands of poultry feed?

      • Anonymous January 16, 2015

        God bless u sir, i have a million naira to start with and a plot of land, sir pls like hw many birds do i to start with, i like to start with layers and broilers, and also any idea, like hw mush there feed will cost, tanks, Charles

      • Anonymous May 20, 2015

        Thanks for your advices and encouragements. I intend to start up a poultry farm in a small scale with 100 birds. I have been rearing broilers each festive season and they turn out good. I've gone through your posts and got the name and account number to pay in for the eBook. Now my question are : –

        1. What kind of breed is best for egg production mainly?
        2. How do l construct a pen house with all the necessary requirements (water, feed, etc) or do you have anyone l can contact?
        3. In cases of power failure, any alternative?
        4. How long does it take for the bird to start laying?
        5 Starting with 100 birds, how much do l need to set aside just in case. cos l intend to resign from my job?

        Thanks.

      • Anonymous November 28, 2015

        what can i feed a growing layer chick at the forst stage

      • Oge December 14, 2015

        I love this!
        Please can you compile a PDF file on this?

      • Anonymous December 18, 2015

        Hello, we plan to have a poultry in Lagos, we have a land already.How to find clients for these chickens?

      • Linus January 18, 2016

        Nice job, how can I subscribe to your posts?

      • temmy January 20, 2016

        You are really doing a great job. thanks

      • Kaotharah January 30, 2016

        Thanks alot for the eye opening advice on farming generally. Am very keen on starting my own farm but I have to hold on till I graduate next year..so till then I want to gather information and probably attend seminars and training to give it that extra touch as a literate. Pls help out with any seminars or trainings because I can’t afford the e-book now..

      • fausat January 31, 2016

        You are fantastic,God bless u for this beautiful drop. About to start my poultry business. Thanks a million. Plz link me with people that need land for farming around sango/ifo, ewekoro/itori, atan/Ota,ofada/owode area. I am into real estate. Thank u

        • Dayo June 29, 2016

          Do you still have land available, what location, size and cost?

      • Rotimi A. Ojo February 1, 2016

        Good day Sir,
        Please kindly help me with a full details on where to get Poultry tools such as hatchery and other important tools to keep the poultry runs

      • ade February 3, 2016

        @fausat. i think i am interested in land for poultry in one of those areas Ifo/Sango in particular. Please, how do i get in touch with you.

        • fausat February 4, 2016

          U can reach me via email oyetundefehintola @gmail.com/08037157976.

      • Stephen N. February 26, 2016

        Thanks a lot sir for your availability. Please I want to start poultry farming but I have my three plots of land in an undeveloped area where there is no power supply, no source of water and the place is so far away from where people live. Is it good to site the farm there considering the things lacking in that area. I need your advice sir.

      • Saint February 27, 2016

        What specie of layers is best to buy and where can I get it now. I need this urgently cos I’m at the point of placing order. Thanks

      • fred March 6, 2016

        please i love to start a pourltry and how many birds is ok with 200k to start with thanks

      • Archibong March 12, 2016

        Pls where can I buy khaki Campbell .I stay in Lagos State.
        Thanks in anticipation

      • NEKKYBLESS March 14, 2016

        QUITE IMPRESSED Mr. Darlinton on this write, still planning for plan B optains as a salary earner. Thanks so much, will always call for guide or advice incase eventually enters into farming as planned.God bless you, such a good work.

      • Linus eze March 18, 2016

        Pls I have 4 plots of land I want to use it for poultry farming, but I have no idea of the business, also I can afford 4 or 5 million to start with, now I need someone who can teach or guard me on what or how to. Pls any information you provide will be highly appreciate. This is my mobile #. Thanks

      • samuel March 22, 2016

        mr darlinton please can i av ur email

      • olayinka March 29, 2016

        As a graduate and unemploy . How can I start poultry farming expecially when one doesn’t have capital to start. Thank you

      • anonymous March 31, 2016

        Hello Sir,

        I came across your post and I am enlightened. Can i start this poultry farm on a water logged land as i am already into fish farming and i have extra land. Can i get cages or must it be like the picture shown above even if its on a smaller scale? If i have to use cages, how many chicks can fit a cage and conveniently grow in without space constraints in the cage. Also, how do we get consumers or marketers to come buy or do we just enter into any market to introduce yourself. I want to go into layers and eggs sales.

        Anonymous

      • Babafunso April 14, 2016

        good day,
        contact me through this number or e-mail so I can link u up with a brother and consultant who is into poultry farming.

      • mallam hassan April 17, 2016

        Hello sir,plz i will like to know if there is a traning or seminal organizing by you about poultry business,i have 7plot of land in a farming area and the poultry is in progress alREADY,PLZ I WILL NEED YOUR FULL SUPPORT.

      • Orie Sunday April 23, 2016

        I went to get a Hard or soft copy of the lecture, on Chicken farming guide. please include the cost and how to pick it.

      • Glory April 24, 2016

        Thanks sir for your inspiring write up. I am a final year undergraduate wishing to be independent immediately after my graduation. I am so much interested in poultry farming especially layer breeding sector but I have no idea on how to start in small scale. Any assistance would be appreciated. God bless you.

      • stephen April 29, 2016

        please I want to start a poultry business… for no am doing it for the first time not for business purpose but for the experience I will gain. I v booked for 50chicks(broilers) and will get them on Tuesday… please people are scaring me about the risk involved but I don’t care as far as I am learning am OK. so please I need help, a professional advice on steps to take, times to take them, how to read illness, name of drugs and how to use them etc.please help me to learn properly. God bless you.

      • Liman, Ibrahim Hussaini April 29, 2016

        Sir, pls guide on how to start a small scale business on poultry.
        thanks
        Liman, Ibrahim Hussaini

      • precious April 29, 2016

        please can u tell me d disadvantage of it, in other to work according

      • Adeleye May 5, 2016

        This is the best informative business site have visited. Am so happy to commend you on the great Job you are doing, May God bless you.
        Am an Estate Surveyor and Valuer, am also into poultry farming and about to go into fully automated poultry farming. Your writeup has been helpful and will like to make my little contribution in the area of land leasing and acquisition.
        It is advisable to get land in rural area to prevent future disturbance. There are also area that are purposely designated by government for farming in rural area with provision of necessary equipment and facilities. One can get farmland allocation directly from Ogun state government and will be granted when all requirement are met. For Arable farming, 10 hectares while pastoral farming have lesser size of land. I once applied but missed out as I did not meet up with the requirement. Fortunately for me I got one for sale outside government allocation but around same location and enjoy government facilities.
        I reside in Lagos and have my poultry farm at Owode, Ogun state. I visit the farm 5 days in a week despite having staffs residing on the farm. If well plan, it is a good and profitable business venture.

        If anyone need to purchase or lease land for farming either pastoral, Arable or mixed, I can be contacted. I have 300 Acres of land off Owode- Idiroko road, just 20 mins drive away from Canaan Land(Winners Chapel) Ota and 5 mins drive away from Military cantonment, Owode. We sell N300k/acre & N500k/acre, these are government approved farm land, not for estate development. For lease, the rent will be determined by the size, purpose and duration of the lease.
        I can be contacted.
        Thanks and God bless.

        • Ima May 14, 2016

          Mr Adeleye,
          Pls you have not left a means of contacting you if interested. Thanks

        • Dayo June 29, 2016

          your contact info please?

        • tunde July 6, 2016

          mr adeleye how can I get to reach you? pls drop your contact so we can reach you

      • Ogbon Governor May 20, 2016

        Thanks for a good job you are doing. Sir, i want to go into poultry farm and intend going for layers. Is it possible to stock with 15 weeks layers? where can i source them and what is the average cost.

      • Williams May 21, 2016

        Sir, I read an articule which talked about getting POL birds is good for beginners….what’s is your take on that sir

      • shola May 22, 2016

        Do you have any write-up on Hatchery of Poultry animals I can purchase? I am interested in the business of hatching poultry animals for sale.

      • ogunmuyiwa temitope July 4, 2016

        Good morning Sir, please I want to start a poultry farming, I have a plot of land at Ogijo in Ogun state. do you offer training for beginners? if yes.. can you inbox your address or venue to my email address or your phone no for proper explanation .Thanks Tope Ogunmuyiwa

      • Mohammed Abubakar July 10, 2016

        Great post, very insightful. I have bookmarked this site for future reference purpose.

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      • Arabella July 10, 2016

        please how much does you ebook cost for for poultry and piggery. can i grow a chick in a battery cage till they start laying .

      • Arabella July 10, 2016

        and also whcih is much better the battery cage or the non battery cage. plaese remember the ebook price.

      • Canadadream July 12, 2016

        Is this page still in existence? No one is replying comments.

      • amk July 16, 2016

        poultry and piggery which is better?

      • yinka July 20, 2016

        how can i get a copy of the ebook for poultry

      • Okwudili July 21, 2016

        Thanks for everything you have said in your article… Things like this is what I want to read about… But I do have some questions.

        1. For Example I go into Snail or Poultry Farming. Who are my Market target and How can I get in touch with them. ( Would I just go stand in a Market Juntion and say Im selling Birds) If there is a method I would like to know.

        2. For people who dont know really much about the farming Process… For example we all know there is more into animal farming than just feeding them… How do i get an expert to advise or Guide me through this..

        3. Can I grow different birds on the same land..

        Please just send me an email. I would really apppericate it and I would like to get more advise from you

        Thanks

      • sirkay August 21, 2016

        Dear Darlinton,
        What is the cost of the ebook

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