The Executive Secretary of NALDA, Mr Paul Ikonne said the newly commissioned bird intergrated Farm Estate in Yobe would generate 1.1 million Naira daily from egg sales for the Federal Government.
Ikonne made this known on Monday in Abuja.
He also said the poultry farm estate, sitting on a 20ha land in Gusamu community of Jakusko Local Council, will also generate N8.160 million monthly from sale of day-old chicks.
He said President Muhammadu Buhari mandated NALDA to make agriculture attractive for our youth to produce what we eat and for Nigerians to eat what we produce”.
Ikonne said the farm estate which began production immediately is expected to generate N1.1 million daily from sales of eggs alone and N400 million annually for the farmers.
“This farm has a capacity of generating 850 crates of eggs daily and generating N1.1 million daily from the sales of the eggs only.
“And these eggs will also be incubated as we have an incubation centre here in order to produce day-old…
Source: Guardian Newspaper