Analysis of poultry egg production, distribution and consumption in parts of Nasarawa State, Nigeria. – S. A. Rahman and A. Yakubu
Poultry egg has assumed industrial, commercial and nutritional importance in Nigeria. Despite the importance, poultry farmers still face several problems. This study was conducted in Nasarawa South geo-political zone of Nasarawa State to examine the status of poultry egg production, distribution and consumption. The egg production and distribution in the study area were profitable statistically at 1 per cent level of probability. Egg consumption per household was estimatedat 1.83 crates per month. This implies that in a household of more than one person, individual consumed less than one egg per day; which is inadequate.
Keywords: Poultry egg, Production, Distribution, Consumption