FG, RPC Cattle Hub Empower Artificial Inseminators With Broad Knowledge Of AI

Artificial Insemination

THE Department of Animal Husbandry services, Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, alongside Real People Concept Cattle Hub, in a bid to improve livestock production particularly in the area of cattle, recently put together a two-week intensive training for artificial inseminators.

Speaking with the Nigerian Tribune shortly after the presentation of certificates to participants drawn from Kano, Taraba, Niger, Oyo, Bauchi and Katsina states, at Real People Concept Cattle Hub in Iwo, Osun State,Head, Animal Breeding and Conservation, Department of Animal Husbandry Services, Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Mr Abdulraheem Yahaya Onipe, noted that the training is part of efforts to improve the national livestock breed especially the dairy cattle.

“Our dairy cattle have no genetic potential to produce more than one to two litres of milk per day. But we are trying to upgrade and in the process of upgrading, we are going to need artificial inseminators. These artificial inseminators would carry the business to the dairy farmers to help in inseminating their animals.

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