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Research in Medical & Engineering Sciences

Factors Influencing Performance of Poultry Farms in Umuagwo, Ohaji-Egbema Local Government Area of Imo State, Nigeria

  • Open or CloseAhaotu EO1*, Okoro CN2, Simeon Ahaotu VC3 and Ezeafulukwe CF4

    1Department of Animal Science, University of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences Umuagwo, Nigeria

    2Department of Cooperative Economics Technology, Imo State Polytechnic Omuma, Nigeria

    3Department of Microbiology, Gregory University Uturu, Nigeria

    4Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture Technology, Federal University of Technology Owerri, Nigeria

    *Corresponding author:Ahaotu EO, Department of Animal Science, University of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences Umuagwo, Imo State, Nigeria

Submission: June 15, 2023;Published: July 17, 2023

DOI: 10.31031/RMES.2023.10.000740

ISSN: 2576-8816
Volume10 Issue 3


The purpose of the study was to investigate the factors influencing the performance of poultry farms in Umuagwo community, Imo State, Nigeria. The objectives of the study were to determine influences of product market, level of education of the farmer and the cost of inputs on poultry farms. Basic assumptions of study were that all the respondents would be cooperative and provide reliable responses through the questionnaire given to them. Descriptive survey design was used since the target population is distributed within the section of the locality. The study targeted the poultry farmers whose population was estimated to be 85 and five extension staff officers. The sample size was 30% of the target population. The data and the information from respondents were gathered by use of a questionnaire. The significance was to help the farmer understand the relationship between project growth and training, education, cost of inputs and market.

Keywords:Performance of poultry; Product market; Level of education; Cost of inputs

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