Posts Tagged ‘poultry farmers’

Navigating Avian Flu Outbreaks: What Happens If I must Cull My Flock?

30th Aug 2023

For smallholder poultry farmers in South Africa, the spectre of avian flu outbreaks can be particularly daunting. Unlike larger commercial operations, small-scale farmers often lack extensive resources and infrastructure. In addition, our farmers are often in relatively remote areas. When confronted with such a crisis, it’s essential to have a well-thought-out plan using the basics […]

Navigating Avian Influenza Outbreaks: Effective Risk Management For Poultry Farmers

In August 2023, the South African poultry industry was again jolted by an alert regarding the highly contagious avian influenza outbreak. This development underscored the need for swift and adaptable responses to protect flocks and livelihoods. To save their businesses and avoid further losses, we advise farmers to take immediate measures to contain and mitigate […]