Thursday, February 13, 2020

"Poultry farming has become so lucrative [in Nigeria] that many young people have ditched their city jobs . . . to raise and sell chickens full-time"

Mel Magazine:

In a word: Facebook.

“I found out about poultry farming on a Facebook group I was in,” he tells me. “The group was about fast sports cars, but I saw that many members were posting about starting a chicken farm for less than [$100] and making thousands more in a few weeks. It felt like a blessing from God.”


Though there are regulations to setting up a poultry farm in Nigeria, Paul and other farmers tell me that in practice, they tend to be either perfunctory or nonexistent.