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Economic factors drive the South African broiler industry

South African poultry growers are struggling with a number of issues influencing their production efficiency. The state of the national economy is affecting the demand for food and the climate makes health management difficult. The domestic market is under pressure and producers are facing poultry meat imports that are further compromising their incomes.

This article can also be found at World Poultry Volume 18 number 10. To view the article online simply click on the link below.

Keywords: South Africa poultry, market, meat imports, production efficiency


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