Ghana and South Africa stand together against poultry dumping

The Ghanaian and South African chicken industries are joining forces in the fight against cheap imported chicken from the European Union (EU). The Ghanaian and South African poultry associations, the anti-dumping campaign, FairPlay Movement, and the Food and Allied Workers’ Union (FAWU) have signed a memorandum of understanding on the…

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Poultry production: Why do chickens eat their own eggs?

Question: I farm my favourite breed, Buff Orpington chickens. Lately, however, they’ve started eating their eggs. They are fed every morning and afternoon and they also get a lot of greens and snails from the garden… and also a lot of love. Can you suggest a cure? Hens generally eat…

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Boost for poultry production in Mozambique

Philafrica Foods, which forms part of the South African company Afgri Group Holdings, has formed a 50/50-partnership with Novos Horizontes, a Mozambican chicken producer, to develop the poultry industry in this country. According to mr. Roland Decorvet, Philafrica Food’s CEO, between 60% and 70% of the chicken consumed in Mozambique…

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Guinea fowl could give you the competitive advantage

It remains a mystery why more African farmers are not breeding the native African Guinea fowl. They are hardy, low on cost, and in demand. Farmer Humphrey Milanzi makes best use of these bords. Guinea fowl are Gallinaceous birds like chickens and turkeys. Members of the order Numididae, they are…

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