Let the CEO of MATEX FARMS HOLDING, Akanni Tolu Matthew take you step by step on the most lucrative farming businesses in Nigeria and how you can easily get started with them to make good profits and if possible, build a wealth and Agricultural Empire with it.
- Poultry FArming: This is one of the most lucrative and common farming business not just in Nigeria but in the world, one of the major sense of responsibility on animal scientists is ability to advance food production, save time and yet still be able to come up with good nourishing food nutrient, poultry as a source of animal protein among others as seems to be a good and time saving source, been that, with genetics, we now have broilers that attain market size of 4kg and even more at 4weeks. So the ability o produce many poultry birds, raise them to reach quality market size within a very short period of time, as made the venture a highly lucrative one, coupled with the fact that the meat is a very delicious one. Except you are going on a very large scale production, you can start poultry farming business with low amount of money as Starting Capital and yet still make good profits. Nigerian as a nation as developed various cultural practices by the engagement of the masses in the same thing, and one of those culture is highly in favor of poultry business; and that is the every sunday chicken and every christmas/New year chicken…! If you have 50 million chicken, with effective marketing, you can sell them all in Nigeria during christmas, it will take a little marketing approach to successfully sell them in normal non-festival period, but what you need to know is; Poultry business is knowledge driven, you must learn before you start, this is a must! in order to avert failure and loss. The fragility of the birds is high; you might have to take time to visit farms and learn the practice of keeping poultry, have a mentor to oversee the smooth running of the business for you, though most of the times, after the first year, you would have master important practices in Poultry Farming successfully and with the help of a vet Doctor you will be able to monitor and oversee the smooth running of the business yourself; but let’s look at the profitability of the business a little bit.
- Typical Fish-Pond-in-Nigeria
- Smoked Fish
Plantain is yet one of the crops that is exported out of Nigeria to other countries around the world.