Wale O. Ogunleye, Awa Sanou, Lenis Saweda O. Liverpool-Tasie, and Thomas Reardon. 2016. Contrary to Conventional Wisdom, Smuggled Chicken Imports are not Holding Back Rapid Development of the Chicken Value Chain in Nigeria. Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Food Security Policy Research Brief 19. East Lansing: Michigan State University
Smuggled chickens are a small share of chicken consumed in Nigeria.
Eighty five percent of national consumption of chicken is met by the domestic value chain.
At least equal efforts need to go towards supporting the sustainable growth of domestic poultry production in Nigeria as is given to the enforcement of the ban of poultry products.