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