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Economic Analysis Of Broiler Production At Miango Plateau State, Nigeria

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  • Kalla, D.J.U.
  • Barrier, G.
  • Haruna, U.
  • Abubakar, M.
  • Hamidu, B.M.
  • Murtala, N.
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    This paper evaluate the economics of broiler production at Miango, Plateau State, Nigeria using a – 9 years record (1992 – 2000). During the period, 76 batches of broilers were reared to point of slaughter. The results shows that the enterprise incurred an average total variable cost of N620,6333.31 out of which feeding cost, day old chicks (stock) and mortality cost represents 58.13%, 19.13% and of 9.64% of the total cost of production, respectively. Total revenue within the period was estimated to be N763,969.44 which was mainly generated from the sales of broiler birds. The gross margin was found to be N143,334.13 with N0.23 as the returns per naira invested in the enterprise. Thus the broiler production is a profitable venture in the study area.

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    Paper provided by Farm Management Association of Nigeria (FAMAN) in its series FAMAN Papers 2007 with number 54388.

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    Keywords: Broilers; Income; Investment & Profitability; Livestock Production/Industries;

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