Noiler Farming In Nigeria, the New Game Changer

Noiler Farming In Nigeria, the New Game Changer

Noiler farming in Nigeria has come to stay, especially for those seeking to attain economic and financial stability.


Visiting and having a first-hand experience on a free-range Noiler farm on the outskirt of Minna the Niger state capital, has aroused in us an unwavering love for this colorful, good looking breeds of chicken.


Allowed to roam around on a 5-hectare plot of land, provides a wonderful relaxing scenery that will rekindle your passion for poultry. And your zeal to start rearing Noiler chickens.


Noilers are undoubtable very lovely and beautiful birds to behold they come in different shades of colors, male and female alike.


If you love colors, if you love varieties, if you love organic farming, if you love rearing both meat and egg birds at the same time. And you have a large expanse of land, then Noiler farming is your best bet.


You can augment their feed, especially in the mornings and evenings with a balance ration to supplement any nutritional deficiency. This will reduce the financial burden of feeding them.


And you can go semi-intensive also, Noiler birds do well under intensive deep litter farming as well.


Noiler farming in nigeria

Noilers chickens looking curious

Noiler farming in nigeria is made possible because their feeding is cheap through free ranging

Noiler birds foraging

Noiler bird


Noiler farming in Nigeria

The rate at which Noiler farming in Nigeria is been accepted is increasingly becoming alarming.


One tremendous advantage of Noiler farming is that they are a dual-purpose (both egg and meat breed). 


Noiler farming in Nigeria is made easy because these birds can literally live on a diet of kitchen and agricultural waste. You can easily supplement their feed, they are wonderful foragers.


The ability of these birds to convert agricultural, household and natural waste abundant in our homes, surrounding and villages into sumptuous edible protein, for human consumption, growth and healthy living makes noiler farming in Nigeria popular.


And at the same time providing a substantial income for the farmer, his family and the rural poor is what makes Noiler farming in Nigeria a game-changer.


The good thing about the female chickens, they can produce around 150 – 170 eggs per year compared to their local counterparts that lay only 40 eggs per year.


The meat yield per bird is also greater; males weigh approximately 3.5 kg (7.7 lb) and females about 2.5 kg (5.5 lb). Due to its unique genetic features, the Noiler chickens are resistant to diseases.


Noiler birds foraging

Noiler birds foraging


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Brief history of Noiler Farming in Nigeria

Noiler Chicken can be said to be the Nigerian version of Kuroiler chicken. Known as Noiler Chicken, a word coined from the amalgamation of two words, “Nigeria” and “Broiler,”


The Kuroiler chicken is a dual purpose hybrid breed developed in India.


Introduced in the early 1990s, the breed was created by Vinod Kapur of Kegg Farms Private, ltd., and the name is a portmanteau of Kegg and Broiler.


Kuroilers have become popular in rural areas of India, including Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand, West Bengal, Mizoram, Chhattisgarh, Assam, Meghalaya, and Uttarakhand.


Noiler farming in Nigeria is made possible by Amo farms, they introduce it into the Nigerian market.


At the moment, Noilers are hatch and produced (as Amo Noiler) at the Amo farm located in Awe area of Oyo in Oyo State, Nigeria.


foraging noilers seems to be busy

foraging, Noilers seems to be busy


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Common characteristics of Noiler chickens


Name of breed Noiler
Color They come in different beautiful shades of colors.
Weight Males weigh approximately 3.5 kg (7.7 lb) and females about 2.5 kg (5.5 lb). At point of sale with proper care and feeding.
Cost Relative
Purpose They are dual-purpose birds (meat and egg)
Temperament Docile, calm, friendly birds
Breed Size Large birds (larger than the local breeds)
Comb Single
Climate Tolerance Tolerance to all weather
Egg Color Light brown
Egg Size Medium to large
Rate of Production Satisfactory
Feathered Legs Nil


noiler farming in nigeria

All spread out noilers


Most poultry farmers ascertain that Noiler chickens are easier to raise and manage, they have an excellent survival rate that matches up with that of local chickens. thus making noiler farming in Nigeria popular.


This singular characteristics makes Noiler farming in Nigeria popular and loved by many low-income farmers.


They are rugged they grow faster. And have better egg-laying and meat production performance with minimal feed input.



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