Poultry

Securing a market for your chickens

For emerging poultry farmers, the key to success with day-old chicks is to buy rather than bree...

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Tips for better chicken house heating & ventilation

To raise healthy and uniform birds in a chicken house, it is essential to maintain optimal heat...

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Chicken trailers optimise egg production

Jo Spilsbury discusses how the use of chicken trailers has optimised egg production....

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Transformation plans for the poultry industry

South Africa’s quest for global competitiveness has widened the gap between established poult...

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Retiring on free-range chickens

Retired broker, Hennie Lamprecht, runs a profitable, free-range chicken farming operation....

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How to become a successful poultry farmer

The road to becoming a successful poultry farmer is littered with obstacles, but it is possible...

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Invasive trees halve broiler heating costs

Eucalyptus trees are seen as a threat to native plants and scarce water resources, requiring th...

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Producing free-range eggs in KZN

Felicity Vonmoos is meeting consumers’ demands for humane egg production....

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Small-scale ostrich farming success

Martin Fick and Adriaan Olivier led a group of ostrich farmers in the Eastern Cape to success....

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How to start your own poultry business

New opportunities to generate a sustainable income are opening up in SA’s poultry industry....

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Nu Dawn Eggs: production tips and secrets

Seo Mtetwa, MD of Nu Dawn Eggs, talks about the company's beginning, success and future....

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The key to running a top broiler business

Sound management and investing in human resources has brought Gilbert Phalafala swift success....

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No fall armyworm impact on sugar industry, despite concerns

Despite reports by news agency Bloomberg that fall armyworm (FAW) may soon affect the sugar cane...