Poultry farming is a very profitable business especially in our present economic situation with high price of food stuff and also with the ban on importing chicken product in Nigeria. Poultry farming is very easy to set up on a small and large scale and can be run as a part time or full time basis.
Poultry farming does not really require much technical knowledge but it is also an advantage to have the technical knowledge. It is also not as capital intensive as fish farming and other large scale farming.
There are various factors that makes poultry business more profitable than other agriculture business:
Poultry business involve a lot of product.
Apart from the chicken meat, you can also make money from the egg production and from selling the younger ones to other people willing to start poultry farming. This is one of the reason poultry farming is very profitable.
Also the government policy is very favorable to poultry farming as there is ban of importation of poultry product to the country.
Also medical reasons makes people buy more chicken than meat as doctors advice against red meat.
Poultry product is a most consumable product that must be consumed no matter the economic situation in the country so it is a very feasible business.
It is also advisable to carry out proper study before going to poultry business and go for proper training or attend seminars on poultry farming.