May 23, 2017

EU worries over growth hormones in SA chickens unfounded, says poultry association

Genetic selection and better nutrition are what have produced superior broilers, says the South African Poultry Association.   WHILE briefing the portfolio committee on trade and […]
May 21, 2017

SA’s poultry industry on the road to recovery

Johannesburg – As the country recovers from the worst drought in history, the local poultry sector seems to be recuperating and forecasts show the likelihood of […]
May 18, 2017

Dumping, not drought, to blame for chicken woes

Data for major chicken producing countries is analysed every two years by the LEI research institute at the University of Wageningen in the Netherlands.   AGRICULTURAL […]
May 17, 2017

Astral Foods feels pain from new brine regulations

SA’s poultry producers have had their feathers plucked from the cheap bone-in chicken imports from the US and Europe, and the sustained drought across the country. […]