Agriculture as indeed been the bed rock of development and growth in any society Nigeria, it is not exception. In Africa, so many people have heard of Obasonjo farms but not all of them have an understanding of what is going on there or the knowledge of how things are being handled there.
This article will be talking on the history, what they do, development and success so far, products and services, their factories and location and lots more. Since 1979, Obasanjo farms, has pioneered an integrated mechanized farming in Nigeria as a means of sustaining our fast growing population.
The MISSION of Obasanjo Farms:
“See farming as an economic activity to be practiced as viable, profitable and all round beneficial business requiring technology and building Entrepreneurship, enhance the life of all that is concern in an atmosphere of peace – unity, security, and profitability to provide adequately for the need of the present generation and the forth coming generation.”
The ultimate objective is to faithfully serve humanity and in the process serve God.
Cheif Olusegun Obasanjo Farm are located in various aspects of the country and are managed by vigorous persons highly experienced and skilled agricultural experts and professionals in other field that are related in the production system of background integration exercise; with over 30,000 hectares of land the farm is managed by over 5,500 work forces (even more).
Biosecurity measures at Obasanjo Farms Ota
Obasanjo Farms majorly specialize in production of agro-based products and agro-allied groups which includes:
- Table egg
- Hatchery services
- Chickens (broilers, growers, layers, day old chicks,)
- Plantation agriculture
- Commercial and parent stock poultry farm
- Cattle production (Beef and Diary)
- Grass cutter
- Fish production (Fingerlings and Juveniles).
Animal processing Unit
Well equipped Animal Processing unit with facilities ranging from Cold storage facilities, animal feeds processing unit – Oil palm production, etc. are located on the Obasonjo farm.
PURELINE OBAMARSHALL BREEDERS
OBAMARSHALL is located in the dam area of oyun along Abeokuta Igboora road Nigeria. It has the capacity of 53,000 Marshall pureline chickens, the farm also has facilities for research and development it as capacity for 77,000 Grand Parent Stock (GPS). Production includes Turkey, Oba giant, Nicolas breed broilers, Marshall Parent stock (PS).
Products and grand stocks are from rated primary top breeding companies of the world.
The eggs are brought to our environment for hatching, the GDS chicks are raised with full sided pens with full access to the weather condition, the Chicks that adapt and performs best are allowed to be the Grandparent stock which produce the parent stock and commercial day old chicks, offspring used for the entire production.
OFN IGBOORA LTD
The breeder farm is located in Igboora, Oyo state; the farm has a total capacity of 446,000 parent stock both Broilers and Layers. It has fish farm of total capacity ranging from 65,000 and above cat fish stock and 5,000 capacity cat fish hatchery.
IGBOORA Hatchery which is located in the premises of OFN IGBOORA in Oyo state. It has the capacity of hatching 1,088,640 chicken eggs per production with state of the act equipment and proper bio-security measures put in place.
OBAGAYAN FARMS LTD, KADUNA
OBAGAYAN farm ltd is located in Kaduna, incoming breeder farm located strategically at Kaduna to input commercial chicks to farmers in the Northern Nigeria and beyond. The farm have hatchable eggs and Table eggs.
It has hatchery capacity of 1,080,000eggs and digital feed mill of 10 metric tonnes per hour.
Commercial Broiler farms
Commercial broiler Farm is located at OFN Ota and OFN Alomaja in Ota and Ibadan respectively, OFN Ota has total capacity to stock 1,300,000 broilers and farm for pig, snails, Grasscutter, Rabbit, Fish and Vegetables.
Alomoja commercial farm, located at the ancient city of Ibadan has the capacity of breeding over 356,000 commercial broiler chickens.
Commercial layer farm OFN IBOKUN is located at Ibokun ola-ogun, Ogun state Nigeria. It has full capacity of 1,260,000 Layers with average Table egg production of 20,000 crates per day.
OBASANJO FARMS NIGERIA LTD OWIWI
OBASANJO FARMS NIGERIA LTD OWIWI is located at Abeokuta Lagos expressway Ogun state.
It has facilities for Duck, Quail, and Ostrich, Turkey farm amongst others, also located in the farm, is tempo paper pulp and package factory and animal processing plant.
IBAD OIL PALM PLANTATION CALABAR
Ibad was established in 2001, with land capacity of over 12,000 hectares, it has palm oil both semi automated and automated with capacity of 40 metric tonnes per production with free fatty acid level below 5.
The farm is filled with Ten era Palm plantation that gives 9days interval between harvesting after 5years of nurturing and growth to maturity.
OTA CHICKEN PROCESSING PLANT:
The Ota chicken processing plant is one of the best chicken processing plants in the country with the capacity of processing 2,500 chickens per hour with cold room facility.
It also process and package chicken for the “ken turkey fried Chicken” outlet in Nigeria,
FISH FARM – OLUMO ABEOKUTA
This fish farm happens to be the largest in Nigeria. They mainly stock Catfish at Commercial quantity to satisfy the numerous customers at the same time advance economic growth derivable from our aquatic lives.
Adequate stocking is done for fingerlings and juveniles.
The farm reduces Fish importation and it also focus on improving future value added fish products in Nigeria.
OBA MARKETING COMPANIES.
In terms of selling products from the farm to the customers, at farm gate price, sales outlets and all over Nigeria includes:
- Ibara sales Depotn located beside spot club oke ilewo Abeokuta.
- Olumore sales depot Abeokuta.
- ABUJA sales depot.
- Off aminu Kano is DOC sales depot in Kano.
- Owerri and so many more.
Why Obasanjo farms?
The future of poultry business is of great importance at @ Obasanjo farms. Our farms are keeping pace with the trend of modern technology and scientific management to bring the best to our customers.
It is just obvious that no one else does it better, in terms of quantity, quality and variety.
Obasanjo farms Nigeria Ltd are indeed capable of meeting your needs at very competitive prices.