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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.

Chicken consumers get plucked

The chicken industry is caught in a quagmire of politics that may soon lead to a price increase of as much as 50% in SA's favourite source of protein.

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