Current Price of Ram in Nigeria
Rearing and consumption of Ram in Nigeria is very popular.
In Nigeria, rearing of ram is predominant in northern Nigeria.
However, consumption and use of ram for social activities cuts across all parts of Nigeria.
The price of ram and Hausa goat in Nigeria is not as expensive as those of cows. Ram prices is Nigeria is generally higher than price of goats in Nigeria.
Ram is very significant in Eid celebration. Also, down south, ram are used for celebration such as condolence visit, Xmas celebration etc.
Hence it is a highly sourced animal during festive periods.
In this article, we will be presenting to our readers the current price of ram in Nigeria.
Also to be talked about in this post is the cost and price of Hausa goat in Nigeria.
For obvious reasons, the price of ram and goat in Nigeria is far cheaper in north unlike south.
This may not be unconnected to the fact that over 80% of rams and goats in Nigeria are reared and breed in north, Nigeria.
After touring major ram markets in both southern and northern Nigeria, we have come up with the current price of rams and goats in Nigeria.
This information will be highly significant especially during festive season.
A time when demand and consumption is usually high.
Price of Ram in Nigeria
The price of ram in Nigeria is highly determined by location and size of the ram.
Research has shown that rams are way much cheaper in northern Nigeria states like Sokoto, Kano, Kaduna, Katsina and Kebbi.
These are some of the states where rams can be bought cheap in Nigeria.
From our sources, a very large sized Ram in northern Nigeria states like Sokoto, Kano, Zamfara, Katsina and Bauchi goes for price of between N75,000 to N105,000.
In contrast, price of very large ram in Lagos, Benin, Port Harcourt, Ogun, Oyo, Osun and Anambra cost price range of N95,000 to N115,000.
Mid sized ram can be bought for price range of N35,000 to N60,000 in northern Nigeria while in southern Nigeria, mid sized ram can cost between N45,000 to N70,000.
This is how much ram cost currently in Nigeria.
Price of Goat in Nigeria
Goats are most consumed in southern Nigeria, hence the price of goats in southern cities such as Lagos, Onitsha, Port Harcourt, Ibadan, Uyo and Benin is high when compared with what obtains in north.
The most consumed goat in Nigeria are the ones reared in north Nigeria.
They are also the most expensive goat specie in Nigeria.
In southern Nigeria, the most reared goats is west African Dwarf Goats.
The price of very large west Africa dwarf goat goes for around N20,000 to N30,000.
While mid sized west African Dwarf goat cost around N10,000 to N15,000.
The popular Hausa goat is most expensive in Nigeria.
However up north, they cheaper. Price of very large sized Hausa goat in Lagos and other southern Nigeria is around N55,000 to N60,000.
In northern Nigeria states, large sized goat can go for a price around N30,000 to N40,000.
It is cheaper to buy goats and rams from major goats markets in the state.
Fair prices and bargain can be made in these markets because of competition.