Poultry

Be innovative, farmers urged

Localised innovative strategies that can expand new markets regionally and internationally must be the guiding principle for both private and public stakeholders in agriculture. Midlands Provincial Affairs Minister, Cde Larry Mavhima made the call during the 78th annual Farmers Union Congress...

farmers , Today is world egg day

World Egg Day is celebrated every year on the second Friday in October and was first celebrated in 1996. Since then, people around the world have continued to celebrate eggs as an excellent, affordable source of high quality protein...

Egg Production Volumes drops by 12%

In the report, chairperson Solomon Zawe revealed that the total egg production in the second quarter of the year was nine million dozens, 12% down from the 10,2 million recorded in the same period last year. Output by large-scale producers...

Requirements for Broiler Contract Growing – Irvines zimbabwe

Contract Farming Requirements for Broiler Contract Growing Contract growing chickens for Irvine’s Zimbabwe (IZIM) is when the grower enters into a contract with Irvine’s Zimbabwe to grow broiler chickens on behalf of the company. A nine week cycle is used where...

Zimbabwe Free Range Poultry Association will next month hold a field day

The Zimbabwe Free Range Poultry Producers Association is an association of the free range/road runner chicken producers in Zimbabwe. It is primarily involved in advocacy work for free-range poultry producers. The association also coordinates the activities of its various members...

Novafeed undertaking poultry trainings at $2

Are you a regular BROILER, LAYER or INDIGENOUS chickens (road-runner) producer and you want your project productivity and production to grow? Are you thinking of starting a BROILER, LAYER or INDIGENOUS chickens (road-runner) project? Do you want to understand what it...

How to force Molt a layer chicken to extend its laying lifespan :

. Increase in the laying period actually increases the profitability of the business. But, at times, several factors may shorten the laying period of a chicken. In this case, forced molting is recommended to recuperate and extend the laying...

Duty suspension on hatching eggs still waived

Zimbabwe GOVERNMENT has extended the suspension of customs duty on hatching eggs to allow duty free importation following an outbreak of avian influenza (AI) last year. Statutory Instrument 124 of 2017, which was gazetted to bridge the supply gap of...

Novatech’s broiler chicken costs projection

here is a highlight of the expenses and cost of rearing a 100batch broiler chicken from novatech . this was taken possibly during a training session somewhere around zimbabwe , well its trending on social streams and worth a...

Local Agric App Released maxiFARM : a feed formulation app that calculates mixing ratios...

maxiFARM is a feed formulation app that calculates mixing ratios for your livestock feed ingredients. You can formulate your own livestock feed for any livestock using any suitable ingredients. It comes pre-loaded with data for 32 livestock diets and...