HPAI and the poultry industry’s recovery status

By Izaak Breitenbach, GM, SAPA Broiler Organisation The South African poultry industry is on the road to recovery from recent Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza outbreaks that have plagued producers since January. With strong biosecurity protocols and monitoring programmes in place, evidence suggests that the infection rate has peaked, and[...]

By Specialist Writer|2nd November 2023|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

A guideline to broiler production: Part 1- Preparing for and receiving chicks

Broiler production is the raising of birds for the purpose of producing meat for food. These chickens are specifically bred for meat production, and they have different body frames and nutritional requirements than other breeds, for example, layers. Because of their body type, they grow extremely fast and reach[...]

By Benine Ackermann|17th July 2023|Categories: Articles, Poultry|Tags: , |
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