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No new cases of bird flu in Western Cape over past week

2017-11-08 16:50

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.

No compensation yet as producers suffer huge poultry culling losses

2017-10-12 09:51

The damaging effect of the bird flu outbreak is exacerbated by the delay in compensation by government, according to an analyst.

Price fears as bird flu hits chicken supplies

2017-10-10 18:13

Poultry producers have warned that the shortage of supply in poultry products, driven by the outbreak of bird flu, could result in higher prices.

Massive cull to stop avian flu costs Zim company $7.2m

2017-09-28 10:00

Irvine’s, one of Zimbabwe’s largest food producers, has suffered losses of $7.2m after culling 835 000 chickens due to an outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza.

Another chicken war looms in South Africa

2017-08-28 05:30

Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies faces legal action in another battle over chicken.

Bird flu confirmed in Western Cape

2017-08-15 10:32

The Western Cape Department of Agriculture has confirmed the presence of Highly Pathogenic Avian influenza on two ostrich farms in the Heidelberg area.

Chicken trade interruption should be less than 2 months

2017-06-29 18:27

The interruption in poultry trade from South Africa, following the outbreak of Avian Influenza, should be less than two months, says SA Poultry Association CEO Kevin Lovell.

Organic growth for free-range farmer

2017-06-27 14:53

Jeanne Groenewald went from producing free-range chicken for her family to becoming a Woolworths supplier. She also strives to uplift her employees and the community.

Bird flu outbreak poses new threat to SA poultry industry

2017-06-27 09:36

South Africa’s already fragile poultry industry faces a trade ban after this month’s bird flu outbreak in Mpumalanga.

Chicken dumping: Rival groups battle it out

2017-06-22 07:31

Claims by advocacy group FairPlay over chicken dumping in South Africa have ruffled the feathers of the Association of Meat Importers and Exporters.

 

Producers to boost biosecurity measures after bird flu outbreak

2017-10-12 16:34

SA poultry farmers, caught off-guard by the country's most severe bird flu outbreak, are scrambling to boost biosecurity measures as government considers rolling out a vaccination programme.

'Devastating' bird flu culling to cost Gauteng farm R65m

2017-10-11 10:45

A Gauteng poultry producer faces losses of up to R65m and the bird flu crisis has caused a devastating situation in the industry, says Gauteng agriculture MEC Lebogang Maile.

Over 2 million birds now dead in Western Cape's worst bird flu outbreak

2017-10-02 17:42

The impact of avian influenza on the province's economy is estimated to be in the region of R800m.

200 000 chickens culled in Western Cape as province tackles bird flu

2017-09-07 21:00

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.

Zim to cull half a million birds hit by avian flu

2017-08-25 15:44

Zimbabwe is set to cull more than half a million chickens affected by the highly pathogenic strain H5N8 at a farm in Harare.

Astral seeks vaccine plan as new bird flu outbreak strikes

2017-08-03 15:40

Astral has confirmed a second outbreak of the avian flu at a farm in Mpumalanga and has been engaging with government to regulate vaccination programmes.

Fears that bird flu may cripple fragile poultry industry

2017-06-29 05:00

The highly contagious bird flu may cripple the poultry market, unless producers immediately intervene, warns an industry expert.

Zimbabwe and Namibia ban SA poultry imports

2017-06-27 14:14

Namibia and Zimbabwe have banned poultry imports from South Africa after an outbreak of bird flu.

Poultry sector still bleeding jobs

2017-06-25 07:03

The country’s poultry sector is still gradually shedding jobs despite the setting up of a task team to try and halt the crisis in the sector, SA Poultry Association (Sapa) CEO Kevin Lovell said this week.

SA bans chicken imports from Zimbabwe

2017-06-08 14:05

South Africa has immediately suspended all trade in live poultry, meat and table eggs from Zimbabwe over an outbreak of bird flu.

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