Astral Foods says its earnings per share and headline earnings per share for the six months to end-March 2018 will reflect an increase of between 450% and 460%, compared to the previous period.
The penguins of Boulders Beach have been placed under threat by the H5N8 strain of avian influenza.
South Africa’s poultry industry could face another wave of outbreaks in winter 2018 following the devastating highly pathogenic avian influenza outbreak in 2017.
There have been no new infections of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza in the Western Cape, according to the provincial government.
The Minister of Agriculture says state veterinarians are still assessing whether SA chickens should be vaccinated amid the country's worst ever bird flu outbreak.
As poultry farms deal with the crippling consequences of the avian influenza outbreak, consumers are warned to prepare themselves for higher prices and dwindling egg stocks. Watch.
The first case of bird flu in the Eastern Cape has been detected on a poultry farm outside Uitenhage.
There have been 24 outbreaks of the H5N8 strain of bird flu in five provinces around the country in 2017. Follow this timeline to see how it unfolded.
Bird flu is spreading in South Africa with Astral Foods reporting that the disease has infected more chickens at a farm in Mpumalanga.
Coronaviruses infect birds and mammals, and include severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) and Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS).
The North West government has warned of an outbreak of bird flu in two districts, and has urged poultry farmers to be vigilant.
In an informal survey by Fin24, more consumers share issues they want to raise about the VAT increase and the current 19 VAT-free items.
The Dutch government has ordered the country's farmers to keep all poultry indoors after bird flu was discovered at a duck farm.
The spread of the bird flu virus that has decimated parts the Western Cape's poultry industry may be be slowing down, according to Western Cape MEC for agriculture Alan Winde.
Agriculture Minister Senzeni Zokwana has been dragging his feet over the avian flu crisis that is threatening the country's poultry and ostrich industries, says DA MP Annette Steyn.
One of South Africa’s largest food producers RCL Foods has incurred R26m in losses from culling chickens due to an outbreak of bird flu.
More than 200 000 chickens have died or been culled in the Western Cape as a result of an outbreak of bird flu, leading to over 100 job losses.
The Western Cape Department of Agriculture has confirmed the presence of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza on a commercial poultry farm in the province.
The Western Cape Department of Agriculture has confirmed the presence of Highly Pathogenic Avian influenza on two ostrich farms in the Heidelberg area.
Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Senzeni Zokwana, announced on Thursday that the trade of chickens in South Africa has been put on hold due to the increase in the H5N8-strain bird flu. Watch.
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