Latest articles on Chickens

Poor practices put chicken industry in danger

Poor practices in the industry lead to disease, use of antibiotics and contamination of water and soil

KFC falls fowl in Britain with chicken run

Hundreds of KFC outlets remained shut in the the UK due to a supply crisis after the company changed delivery partners

Our chance to fix poultry industry

The doors to the EU and the Middle East are open. The challenge now is to enter them

If the price ain’t right, Itac attacks

Now that there's a new tariff in town, it's worth checking in on those whose work is the line on duty.

Delivering consistent quality and rapid growth

The family-run business OBC Chickens was founded in 1987 and franchised in 1998.

Birds of a feather block together

Sacu, though divided over internal tariffs, is uniting against foreign poultry dumping.

Weekend 101: Malema and the less cocky

From male chickens who lose their penises to boost their mating chances to Julius Malema's return to politics, here's this week's headlines.

Not so cocky: Roosters lose penises to please hens

Female chickens might have pushed their partners into evolving virtually no penis in order to make mating mutual.

Poultry imports slaughter industry

Food security in South Africa will be put at risk if the chicken business is not safeguarded.

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Gauteng responds to grave concern

The news of Gauteng’s grave site preparations raised alarm about the expected number of Covid-19-related deaths in the province

Demolition of hope in Hangberg

The City of Cape Town in June twice knocked down structures on land allocated for other purposes. The city says these were not evictions; residents ask why no police are available for rapes and murders

Sassa disses disability grant applicants

Towards the end of level four of the lockdown, Sassa offices reopened for applications for old age pensions and childcare and foster care grants, but not for disability grants

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Full-time Johannesburg-based CEO required for HI HOPES

An entrepreneurial, business-minded, impact-driven individual is sought to lead the organisation as it looks to scale and grow

Balwin properties and Absa launch South Africa’s first green home loan

Balwin Properties’ Edge registration of over 16 000 units was a global first, covering more homes than any single property developer in the world to date

Young professional gets a career boost from PSETA

SAICA makes ongoing efforts to encourage the professionalisation of financial offices in private and public sector organisations

Colgate-Palmolive South Africa donates one million bars of soap

The combination of limited access to quality soap and a lack of knowledge of how to properly wash hands is a challenge in many vulnerable communities

Cheque value bundles – real value

Most people do not pay much attention to what bank account they have and whether or not it is suited to their daily realities

Absa Rewards puts cash in your pocket

In addition to the cash benefits, you will receive special offers and exclusive deals from selected Absa Rewards partners

Municipal audit outcomes reveal public sector financial management must be professionalised

SAICA calls for a review of the mandatory minimum skills and qualifications required for all key financial management positions within the public sector

Eleven ways to protect yourself against fraud

While financial services firms work continuously to improve security, fraudsters are always devising new plans to circumvent the latest safety measures

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