OSUN AIMS TO BOOST PIG FARMING – As Agric Commissioner Prepares To Flag Off Piggery Artificial Insemination In The State
As part of efforts of the present administration of state of Osun at boosting pig farming in the state, Commissioner for Agric and Food Security, Hon. Wale Adedoyin will tomorrow (friday)flag off the Piggery Artificial Insemination programme in the state.
The project ,which is aimed at ensuring improvement in pig farming through the production of pig progeny in terms of large littars size, hybrid vigour, rapid growth rate, leaness of meat which gets to the consumer is also expected to boost the creation of wealth for unemployed youths.
This is contained in a statement signed by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security, Mr Sunday Odediran.
The statement then enjoined all pig farmers in Osun West senatorial District to turn out enmass for the exercise at the following designated farms: Akande farms Iwo, Akintaro farms Ede,and Oladimeji farms Halleluyah, Dada Estate in Egbedore Local Government.
The statement also states that it will be the turn of Osun central and Osun East senatorial Districts immediately after the completion of the exercise at Osun West Senatorial district.