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29 June 2017
Poultry Industry News from South Africa Mpumalanga Vendors Not Happy with Live Chicken Ban
SOUTH AFRICA - Some vendors of live chickens in Mpumalanga on Tuesday expressed shock and disappointment at the decision taken by the national department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries to ban the sale of all live chickens throughout the country....
26 June 2017
Poultry Industry News from South Africa SA Poultry Sector Still Bleeding Jobs
SOUTH AFRICA - The country’s poultry sector is still gradually shedding jobs despite the setting up of a task team to try and halt the crisis in the sector, SA Poultry Association (Sapa) CEO Kevin Lovell said....
23 June 2017
Poultry Industry News from South Africa OIE Reports H5N8 Outbreak in South Africa
SOUTH AFRICA - The South African veterinary authorities have report an outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) at a commercial broiler breeder farm in Mpumalanga....
14 June 2017
Poultry Industry News from South Africa TAU SA Commends Agri Sector for 22% Growth
SOUTH AFRICA - The South African agricultural sector has not been a contributing factor to the recession the country currently has to contend with, and TAU SA congratulates the entire agricultural sector, and in particular all farmers, for the remarkable...
Poultry Industry News from South Africa SA Poultry Industry Showing Signs of Improvement
SOUTH AFRICA - Market conditions for South Africa’s poultry industry are improving and as far as government knows, there have been no further layoffs and factory closures....
12 June 2017
Poultry Industry News from South Africa South Africa hosts Cobb Middle East broiler seminar.
Almost 50 delegates from 24 customers in 10 countries took part in the Cobb Middle East Broiler Seminar held in Cape Town, South Africa....
09 June 2017
Poultry Industry News from South Africa SA Bans Poultry, Egg Imports from Zimbabwe
SOUTH AFRICA - South Africa has halted poultry imports from Zimbabwe after a recent outbreak of highly contagious avian influenza at a farm in the neighbouring country, the government said Thursday....
22 May 2017
Poultry Industry News from South Africa Illegal Imports Threaten African Poultry Production
SOUTH AFRICA - At the start of this year, Prof Celia Abolnik of the University of Pretoria in South Africa has been lauded as one of the top five African female researchers of 2016 thanks to her work on avian respiratory viruses. Glenneis Kriel spoke...
17 May 2017
Poultry Industry News from South Africa SA Seeks New Export Markets in Bid to Save Chicken Industry
SOUTH AFRICA - The government is seeking to establish new export markets for the local poultry industry in a bid to save it from collapse....
15 May 2017
Poultry Industry News from South Africa Municipality to Buy Rainbow Chickens’ Poultry Farms
SOUTH AFRICA - In a bid to help workers and community members affected by the mass lay-offs at Rainbow Chickens – renamed RCL Foods – in Hammarsdale in KwaZulu-Natal, the eThekwini Municipality has offered to buy two of the RCL farms to produce free-range...
10 May 2017
Poultry Industry News from South Africa SA Retailers Choose Local Poultry Over Imports
SOUTH AFRICA - Large food retailers have told Parliament they prefer locally sourced poultry products to imports....
09 May 2017
Poultry Industry News from South Africa Govts to Blame for Poultry Losses, Says Chairman of Africa Improved Foods
SOUTH AFRICA - Governments should take the blame for job losses in the poultry industry due to what has been termed “poultry dumping” in the recent past, Mauricio Adade, board chairman of the Africa Improved Foods said last Thursday (4 May)....
05 May 2017
Poultry Industry News from South Africa Egg Prices to Rise Sharply Due to Drought-induced Shortage
SOUTH AFRICA - Egg prices are likely to rise by about 8 per cent due to a shortage caused by many small farmers going bankrupt, the South African Poultry Association warned on Friday....
04 May 2017
Poultry Industry News from South Africa Hens with Benefits
SOUTH AFRICA - When there’s a booming market for poultry products, it makes sense for dairy farms to get in on the action. Chris McCullough reports on one South African milking operation that has found managing a poultry flock on the side comes with...
03 May 2017
Poultry Industry News from South Africa Sovereign Food Hit Hard by Poultry Imports
SOUTH AFRICA - Sovereign Food Investment said on Tuesday it expected to report losses when the group releases its financial year results to end February....
26 April 2017
Poultry Industry News from South Africa Co-op Launches Livestock Feed, Maize Meal Processing Facility
SOUTH AFRICA - In a quest to enter the commercial agro-processing and meat production market, the Mount Frere-based Matyeni Agricultural Co-operative in the Alfred Nzo district of the Eastern Cape, launched a processing facility which produces livestock...
29 March 2017
Poultry Industry News from South Africa Global Factors Lift SA's Poultry Producers
SOUTH AFRICA - Avian flu in Europe, a tainted-meat scandal in Brazil and lower feed costs in SA have helped to reverse the outlook for local poultry producers and push their share prices towards two-year highs....
28 March 2017
Poultry Industry News from South Africa 3rd Theoretical and Practical School on Necropsy and Sampling for IBD by HIPRA UNIVERSITY
SOUTH AFRICA - The third edition of the HIPRA UNIVERSITY of poultry focused and specialized on theoretical and practical aspects of necropsy and infectious bursal disease (IBD), was held on the 15th and 16th of March in South Africa, at Velmoré Hotel...
24 March 2017
Poultry Industry News from South Africa Open Animosity Between Chicken Importers, Producers Intensifies
SOUTH AFRICA - The open animosity between chicken importers and producers intensified on Thursday as both blamed each other for the crisis facing the poultry industry in South Africa....
20 March 2017
Poultry Industry News from South Africa Govt Works Hard to Avoid Poultry Sector Job Losses
SOUTH AFRICA - Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says the government is doing all it can to avoid job losses in the poultry industry amid concerns of poultry products dumping and unfair trade practices. ...
16 March 2017
Poultry Industry News from South Africa SA Deputy President Vows to Save Poultry Sector
SOUTH AFRICA - Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has vowed the government will not allow further job losses or farm closures as a result of dumping and uncompetitive practices that have battered the South African poultry industry....
06 March 2017
Poultry Industry News from South Africa Poultry Association Seeks Import Protection to Save Industry
SOUTH AFRICA - The poultry industry could create up to 50,000 direct and indirect jobs, including grain jobs, if SA did not import chickens....
01 March 2017
Poultry Industry News from South Africa Mastering Good Hatchery Vaccination Practices is Now Quality Approved in South Africa
SOUTH AFRICA - Ceva Santé Animale is proud to announce that following Ceva global Quality Recognition announced last November 2016, Ceva South Africa is the first country to pass independently audited quality approval for the implementation of the C.H.I.C.K...
13 February 2017
Poultry Industry News from South Africa EU Says South Africa's Poultry Problems Caused by 'Structural Challenges', Not Imports
SOUTH AFRICA - South Africa's Minister of Trade and Industry Rob Davies and Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Senzeni Zokwana recently met with the Ambassador for the EU Marcus Cornaro to discuss bilateral trade relations, amid increasing...
07 February 2017
Poultry Industry News from South Africa South African Government Urged to Buy Up Poultry Farms Amid Closures
SOUTH AFRICA - The government has raised tariffs on chicken, but people are still calling for more action on chicken imports, which they believe are harming South Africa's local poultry industry....
 
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