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The creation of all-male or all-female groups of animals, known as monosex populations, has become a potentially useful approach in aquaculture and livestock rearing, says Tomer Ventura.
An EU-funded study has found that part of the reason for the crisis of SA's poultry industry is due to limited investment in building production capacity and shortcomings in SA's business model. Local bodies, however, have disputed this.
This dish is loaded with crunch and flavour. It works with almost any cut of chicken, but is especially delicious with drumsticks.
The systematic eradication of male chicks is a common practice in the poultry industry, which says it is the only viable option for birds that have no economic value.
Poultry producer Astral has lowered its projections of earnings for the six months ended March 31, 2019.
The FairPlay Movement has warned that a no-deal Brexit could possibly lead to increased chicken exports from the UK to SA.
The South African Poultry Association (SAPA) wants the government to review the quota of US poultry imports, following the imposition of tariffs on local aluminium and steel products.
The department of trade and industry is still studying the court aimed at forcing an end to the special quota system allowing 65 000 tons of dirt cheap US chicken into South Africa annually.
The report on expanding zero-rated VAT items has missed a key opportunity to reduce the cost of important foodstuffs for lower-income South Africans.
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According to a statement released by the association, government and its import tariff adjudication body are yielding to calls for a tariff increase on chicken product imports.
Minister of Trade Industry and Competition Ebrahim Patel acknowledged that striking the balance between preserving the local industry and keeping poultry affordable could prove challenging.
The South African Poultry Association has applied to the International Trade Administration Commission for an 82% tariff increase, saying that local producers cannot compete with dumping from the international market.
SA remains an efficient chicken producer in the global context and has consistently produced chicken more cheaply than European Union countries, research shows.
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Various public organisations have implored Parliament to include poultry products on the zero-vat list.
President Donald Trump's decision to impose tariffs on steel and aluminium has revived the years-long poultry tussle between the US and SA, with farmers now calling for higher import tariffs on US chicken.
A previously voluntary levy for marketing and empowerment paid by some egg producers has been increased and made mandatory, but the SA Poultry Association doesn't think consumers will notice any change.
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