Retired broker, Hennie Lamprecht, runs a profitable, free-range chicken farming operation.
Eucalyptus trees are seen as a threat to native plants and scarce water resources, requiring the eradication of these trees at a considerable cost. Broiler producer Hugh Davison has found...
Felicity Vonmoos is meeting consumers’ demands for humane egg production.
The right nutrition programme is essential for optimal and cost-effective commercial egg production. Dr Aidan Leek, of multi-national poultry layer genetics company, Hy-Line, explains how to achieve this.
E. coli is potentially fatal to hens and can prove disastrous for a producer. Dr Bernie Beckman, a technical services director at poultry genetics company Hy-Line International, explained at a...
When Farmer’s Weekly recently offered on its Facebook page to assist readers with their broiler production questions, the response was overwhelming. We went knocking on the door of the KwaZulu-Natal...
A vaccination programme will increase profits by reducing mortality and improving the health of chicks.
Mycotoxins, which are present in most animal feed, can affect a poultry flock badly. It’s crucial to manage feed and the environment to lower mycotoxin levels.
Martin Fick and Adriaan Olivier led a group of ostrich farmers in the Eastern Cape to success.
Seo Mtetwa, MD of Nu Dawn Eggs, talks about the company's beginning, success and future.
A mother-and-son team is building a reputation for flavoursome ‘open-range’ Pekin ducks. But behind the picture-perfect ideal of ducks preening happily under sprinklers lies many challenges.
Sound management and investing in human resources has brought Gilbert Phalafala swift success.