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Opening of borders can ease South Africa’s egg shortage

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes The Egg Organisation of the South African Poultry Association (SAPA) recently expressed its appreciation for the announcement made by...

Healthy layers make for a happy flock

Estimated reading time: 5 minutes Egg production systems are subject to increasingly intensified scrutiny of environmentally conscious consumers across the globe. Producers need to...

The Mtlokwas: Building a farm through diversity and training

Mavis and Pienaar Mtlokwa farm on Java between Kestell and Harrismith. They run a dairy, beef cattle and egg production operation. They also cultivate...

Certified organic, pasture-based, poultry production

The Ferreira family of Moedskepvlakte farm near Kirkwood, in the Eastern Cape’s Sundays River Valley, specialises in organic production. Johnny Ferreira manages the certified organic orange and...

Pasture-raised eggs in a regenerative system

Estimated reading time: 7 minutes Ultra-high density grazing (UHDG) is a practice steadily gaining traction as an essential part of regenerative agriculture. Most UHDG...