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Avian Influenza outbreak confirmed on Ekurhuleni farm
Avian Influenza outbreak confirmed on Ekurhuleni farmArticle

"The samples from this farm that were sent to the laboratory tested positive for the H5 strain of avian influenza. It must be said that this farm was also part of the H5N8 highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) outbreak in 2017."

13 Apr 2021

13 enterprises in Loeriesfontein receive funding to drive transformation
13 enterprises in Loeriesfontein receive funding to drive transformationArticle

A cohort of 13 micro businesses and social entities in Loeriesfontein have received funding to support their goals as presented in their funding applications...

3 Mar 2021

Cost of soybeans will remain high for South Africa's poultry industry
Cost of soybeans will remain high for South Africa's poultry industryArticle

South Africa's quest to retool its poultry industry depends on increased soybean availability, a crucial ingredient in poultry feed manufacture...

Wandile Sihlobo 12 Feb 2021

How chicken waste is helping South Africa keep the lights on
How chicken waste is helping South Africa keep the lights onArticle

Besides the birds themselves, poultry farms and poultry processing facilities have one thing in common: vast amounts of organic waste material.

17 Dec 2020

Chlorine Dioxide (ClO2) - No more 'fowl' play
Chlorine Dioxide (ClO2) - No more 'fowl' playArticle

Ensuring the bacterial safety of poultry is essential and water is the most critical resource in the poultry broiler process. Chlorine Dioxide (ClO2) is a powerful disinfectant and is fast becoming one of the most effective solutions for optimal water treatment...

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Winners announced for 2020 Galliova AwardsArticle

SA's top food and health writers and digital food influencer has been announced at the 2020 Galliova Awards...

19 Oct 2020

Emerging poultry farmers to get hands-on experience with advanced KZNPI chicken house
Emerging poultry farmers to get hands-on experience with advanced KZNPI chicken houseArticle

An advanced new chicken house built at the KwaZulu-Natal Poultry Institute (KZNPI) will see emerging poultry farmers get hands-on training with the latest chicken farming technologies...

20 Aug 2020

New body to drive transformation in the poultry industry
New body to drive transformation in the poultry industryArticle

South Africa's black poultry producers are set to launch their own body to organise themselves into one voice for driving the transformation agenda in the industry. This follows years of no representation...

22 Jun 2020

Sowing the seeds of entrepreneurial growth
Sowing the seeds of entrepreneurial growthArticle

The Start-up Namibia 2019/2020 Accelerator programme, led by GIZ on behalf of the German Government, is a nine-month programme that recently kicked off...

19 Dec 2019

Poultry sector masterplan launch promises increased production, job creation
Poultry sector masterplan launch promises increased production, job creationArticle

"The masterplan is an industry framework that will ensure that chicken, which has become a staple protein in millions of local homes, will retain its place as South Africa's favourite food."

7 Nov 2019

The 2019 Galliova Awards Winners: Esther Malan (2019 Galliova Broiler Champion Food Writer); Nomvuselelo Mncube (2019 Galliova Egg Champion Food Writer); Margie Els-Burger (2019 Galliova Food Writer of the Year; Chiara Turilli (2019 Galliova Up & Coming Food Writer of the Year); Glynis Horning (2019 Galliova Health Writer of the Year).
Strong health message resonates at 2019 Galliova AwardsArticle

The 30th edition of the Galliova Awards, celebrating excellence in SA's writers on health and food culture, kicked off with introductions from a slightly ill MC and ended with strong health messages from two of the day's top winners and a call to address 'egg stigma' in health and food writing...

Leigh Andrews 21 Oct 2019

Could plant vaccines save the poultry industry?
Could plant vaccines save the poultry industry?Article

The University of Pretoria (UP) and the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) have successfully developed a vaccine against avian influenza using tobacco plants...

10 Oct 2019

Agricultural diversification driving economic growth in KZN
Agricultural diversification driving economic growth in KZNArticle

The agricultural sector in KwaZulu-Natal is growing at around 12% per annum, compared to single digit growth in other provinces...

Dawie Maree 9 Oct 2019

5 Startup trends in Nigeria
5 Startup trends in NigeriaArticle

Startup businesses are popping up everywhere and many people, both young and old, have amazing small business ideas that could potentially change the world...

Aimee Laurence 14 Aug 2019

Irna van Zyl, Clement Pedro join the Galliova Food and Health Writers' Awards' judging panel
Irna van Zyl, Clement Pedro join the Galliova Food and Health Writers' Awards' judging panelArticle

2019 marks 30 years since the Galliova Food and Health Writers' Awards was first introduced to the food and health-writing world...

13 Aug 2019

Financial analysis promotes sustainable growth in agriculture
Financial analysis promotes sustainable growth in agricultureArticle

According to Nico Groenewald, head of agribusiness at Standard Bank, certain criteria that measure the effectiveness and sustainability of your farm can help to either sustain or even impede your financial growth, depending on how you utilise it...

2 Aug 2019

SA poultry farmers upskilled in farm, financial management
SA poultry farmers upskilled in farm, financial managementArticle

Over 240 small and disadvantaged South African poultry farmers have learned new business and financial management skills in a series of workshops by the World Poultry Foundation...

2 Aug 2019

New study: Cutting chicken imports could spark large increases for consumers' accounts
New study: Cutting chicken imports could spark large increases for consumers' accountsArticle

The study finds that despite already high levels of trade protection, domestic producers have not increased production to meet growing demand...

26 Jul 2019

Incubator initiative develops growth potential of local entrepreneurial endeavours
Incubator initiative develops growth potential of local entrepreneurial endeavoursArticle

Heineken South Africa has announced that 30 entrepreneurs have been selected to participate in the 2019 Orange Corners entrepreneurial programme...

Issued by Heineken South Africa 12 Jun 2019

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Farmcrowdy closes $1m additional seed fundingArticle

Nigeria's digital agriculture platform, Farmcrowdy announced that it has closed on additional seed funding of $1...

Fundisiwe Maseko 25 Mar 2019

New nitrogen removal technology reveals poultry manure potential for anaerobic digestion
New nitrogen removal technology reveals poultry manure potential for anaerobic digestionArticle

Colsen BV has developed a technology that overcomes the challenges of the high ammonia concentrations such that the value of poultry manure can be enhanced by creating renewable energy and fertilisers...

8 Jan 2019

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Galliova Awards announces new media categories and new judgesArticle

New media categories and new judges have been announced for 29th annual Galliova Awards...

20 Aug 2018

SA feed industry experiences 0.7% sales drop for 2017/18
SA feed industry experiences 0.7% sales drop for 2017/18Article

South African feed sales have achieved a smaller drop in sales for the 2017/18 Animal Feed Manufacturers' Association statistical year in comparison to the 6.2% drop in sales experienced in 2016/17...

30 Jul 2018

EU short-term outlook for poultry remains strong
EU short-term outlook for poultry remains strongArticle

Poultry production in the European Union (EU) rose by nearly 4% in the first quarter of the year due to fewer outbreaks of avian influenza and new poultry units coming on stream...

24 Jul 2018

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Strict biosecurity recommended as winter brings renewed risk of bird flu outbreakArticle

Bird flu was thought to be largely under control. Reports last month of new cases on farms in the North West province and among seabirds along the Western Cape coastline, however, sparked fears that the bird flu epidemic might flare up again...

7 May 2018

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Poultry farmers urged to watch out for avian fluArticle

DAFF has called on poultry farmers in coastal areas to be on high alert and improve their biosecurity amid fears of a fresh outbreak of the deadly avian flu after the spread of H5N8 avian flu to African penguins along the coast of the Western Cape...

Bekezela Phakathi 27 Mar 2018

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Spread of avian influenza in WC poultry sector haltedArticle

No new cases of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) have been confirmed at poultry farms in the province since 31 October 2017. Laboratory tests have, however, confirmed the presence of the H5N8 virus in swift terns...

10 Jan 2018

Rwanda to triple poultry production in five years
Rwanda to triple poultry production in five yearsArticle

Rwanda seeks to enhance poultry meat production from 30,000 tonnes per year as of 2016, to 100,000 tonnes within the next five years...

Emmanuel Ntirenganya 27 Dec 2017

#BestofBiz 2017: Agriculture
#BestofBiz 2017: AgricultureArticle

Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's Agriculture, Horticulture & Forestry site over the past year below...

14 Dec 2017

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Farmcrowdy launches farmers' digital app to empower farmersArticle

As part of efforts to address food shortages as well as make agriculture attractive and beneficial to Nigerians, agricultural technological firm, Farmcrowdy, has unveiled a digital application...

Sunday Okobi and Ugo Aliogo 28 Nov 2017

Western Cape set to get poultry sector going again
Western Cape set to get poultry sector going againArticle

"State vets are working with farms to disinfect their chicken houses so that they can start restocking. Common practice is for sentinel birds to be placed in houses as a method of detecting any trace of the virus."

27 Nov 2017

Opportunities in the East-African poultry sector
Opportunities in the East-African poultry sectorArticle

With a global increase in demand for poultry and eggs in countries with growing populations and an increase in wealth, it follows that there is an opportunity for production growth. East-Africa has such opportunities...

23 Nov 2017

Efforts to tackle AMR on farms and in food systems gaining momentum
Efforts to tackle AMR on farms and in food systems gaining momentumArticle

Antimicrobial medicines are widely used in livestock, poultry and aquaculture operations to treat or prevent diseases, but efforts to confront the problem are gaining momentum...

20 Nov 2017

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New water resistant paper egg trays excite farmersArticle

Poultry farmers participating in the Poultry Show in Abeokuta were excited at the exhibition of water resistance paper egg trays which the manufacturer says is purely made of paper instead of plastic...

13 Nov 2017

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No new avian influenza infections in the Western CapeArticle

No new cases of avian influenza have been confirmed since 18 October, signalling a positive turning point for the industry...

9 Nov 2017

From left to right: Marco Torsius (standing), Back: Esther Malan, Dorah Sitole, Marthinette Slabber Stretch, Glynnis Horning, Christa Swanepoel, Zola Nene. Front: Madeleine de Villiers, Herman Lensing, Suzanne Crozier, Abigail Donnelly and Anna Montali.
The egg-and-chicken race of the #GalliovaAwards2017Article

What came first, the chicken or the egg? Both did at the Galliova Awards 2017, if its egg and chicken writers you're referring to...

Leigh Andrews 26 Oct 2017

Department working to control avian flu outbreak
Department working to control avian flu outbreakArticle

To date, a total of 92 locations have been identified that tested positive for HPAI H5N8, and reported to the World Organisation for Animal Health...

24 Oct 2017

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Bird flu outbreak sees egg shortage, hefty price increases on the cards for SAArticle

The bird flu outbreak in South Africa has wiped out more than 15% of layer hens and with the resultant shortage of table eggs, comes the prospect of hefty price increases...

18 Oct 2017

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Bird flu pours new misery on Dutch poultry farmersArticle

Dutch poultry farmers, already left reeling by a contaminated egg scandal, were in a new flap over an outbreak of bird flu with thousands of hens to be destroyed...

16 Oct 2017

Polluted chicken muck piling up in The Netherlands
Polluted chicken muck piling up in The NetherlandsArticle

Tonnes of chicken muck contaminated with a banned insecticide are piling up in hundreds of Dutch poultry farms hit by the tainted-egg scandal...

12 Oct 2017

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Sovereign Foods shareholders approve Bidco offer, delisting from JSEArticle

Subject to obtaining the outstanding regulatory approvals, ownership of Sovereign Foods will pass to Bidco who will acquire 100% of the Sovereign shares in issue...

12 Oct 2017

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Bird Flu detected in Joburg, but don't panic say officialsArticle

There has been evidence in various parts of the city including around Westdene Dam, Emmarentia Dam, Zoo Lake and the Joburg Zoo that some birds had been infected with the flu...

6 Oct 2017

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Galliova Awards announce 2017 finalistsArticle

The 2017 Galliova Award judges have revealed the names of the finalists in this year's Local is Lekker-themed awards...

5 Oct 2017

Province-wide plan for avian influenza outbreak
Province-wide plan for avian influenza outbreakArticle

The Western Cape government has initiated a province-wide recovery plan to combat the impact of the avian influenza outbreak on agriculture...

4 Oct 2017

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Spread of bird flu ruffles Quantum Foods' feathersArticle

Egg producer Quantum Foods' share price fell 13% after it said avian influenza had spread to more of its hen houses in the Western Cape...

Robert Laing 3 Oct 2017

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Country Bird backtracks on bird supplyArticle

CEO of Country Bird Holdings, who has confirmed his company will not be renewing its bid for Sovereign Foods, has been asked to retract comments about supplying chickens to companies that do not have...

26 Sep 2017

American poultry expert shares gold standard for avian flu control
American poultry expert shares gold standard for avian flu controlArticle

American poultry expert Dr. Fidelis Hegngi briefed African government delegates on avian influenza and said that 24 hours from detection to depopulation is the ideal for effective avian influenza control...

21 Sep 2017

Government affirms support for poultry industry
Government affirms support for poultry industryArticle

The South African government has affirmed its support for the domestic poultry industry in the aftermath of the bird flu outbreak. Negotiations regarding compensation, trade, etc. ongoing...

4 Sep 2017

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