By Ibrahim Shuaibu
The Kano Dairy Cooperative Union (KDCU), in collaboration with Outspan Nigeria Limited, a subsidiary of the OLAM Nigeria Limited, has launched artificial insemination for 100 cows in Kano State.
The Olam Regional Manager, Manish Khede, said the programme was part of the company’s corporate social responsibility.
Khede said that Nigeria required at least 1.7 million litres of milk annually to properly manage its milk consumption requirement, of which only 30 percent of the required quantity is being produced locally.
He noted that the insemination programme would assist to enhance dairy and livestock production in the state and the country at large.
The regional manager added that the company would also embark on grass production to assist farmers with animal feeds, adding that the company would provide the artificial insemination service free of charge to all the animal farmers.
Khede revealed that the organisation is…
Source: Thisday Newspaper