Livestock Subsector (ER)

LIVESTOCK SUB-SECTOR

Table: Prominent Poultry And Livestock Produced In The Region

ANIMAL MAJOR AREA OF PRODUCTION
Poultry New Juaben Kwahu West, Akuapem South, Akuapem North, Birim Central &South and West Akim
Pigs New Juaben, Akwapim North
Fish Asuogyaman  Kwahu North Kwahu South, Upper, Manya   Kwaebibrem, East Akim, Akuapem North Birim South Akuapem South and New Juaben
Sheep & Goats Afram Plains, Manya-Krobo, Yilo-Krobo, Birim South and

East Akim, Kwahu West and

Cattle Kwahu North, Kwahu South,  Manya-Krobo

and Yilo-Krobo

COCKEREL PROJECT

The National Cockerel Project was set out  to achieve three(3) main objectives: a) income generation, b) employment and c) food security

Details of cockerels raised by districts  for  the period (Jan 2010-April 2011)  for distribution to farmers in the region  (All 21 districts have benefited from the project)

Activity Achievement
No. Of Birds So Far Given To Farmers By April Beneficiary
Males Females
Introduce Improved Livestock  And Poultry Breeds Cockerels From Apd Headquarters           –   5,900

Cockerels Raised And Supplied By District  –   7,882

Total                                                           – 13,782

650 380

Training Of Farmers On Poultry Keeping

512 336

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