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Poultry imports rebound after four-year decline

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes A four-year decline in poultry imports into South Africa has come to an end. Imports for the first 11...

Dairy, poultry and the 45th ARC National Beef Performers Awards – Plaas TV tells...

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes This week Plaas TV brought viewers more interesting content, and this is #flashbackfriday. Below is a recap of the week’s episodes: Nile...

Poultry industry paradigms: Connecting the dots

Estimated reading time: 16 minutes Providing high-quality food for the increasing world population with limited natural resources is a challenge for animal agriculture. It...
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Cersa and WPSA co-organise second Pan-African Poultry Conference

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes The Regional Centre of Excellence for Poultry Science (Cersa), University of Lomé, and the World’s Poultry Science Association (WPSA-Togo...

Poultry houses for broilers

Poultry raised for meat production are called broilers, and a broiler house is the structure used for growing them. Proper planning of broiler housing...
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Upskilling producers on poultry health and business practices

Estimated reading time: 4 minutes Emerging poultry producers in KwaZulu-Natal have benefited from hands-on training at advanced new facilities at the KwaZulu-Natal Poultry Institute...

Poultry production 101: Construct your own broiler house

Estimated reading time: 6 minutes Profit margins in the agricultural industry are not always what they should be. Producers therefore need to focus on...
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Rodents in poultry housing: A multi-faceted plan of attack

Three different rodent species are usually encountered on a poultry farm. They are Rattus rattus or the roof rat, Rattus norvegicus or the brown...
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Rethinking the conversion process of poultry litter to biogas

The poultry industry is generally comprised of broiler chicken production, egg production, day-old chick suppliers and other poultry. While micro-enterprise businesses are gaining prominence...

Free-range poultry production: Pros and cons

Free-range poultry production has been enjoying the benefits of a niche market until now. According to Micaela Sinclair-Black, who is completing her master’s degree...