Photo: Mirian Hendriks

Breeding a healthier hen is possible

Postdoctoral researcher Tom Berghof discovered that it’s possible to breed selectively on the amount of ‘natural...

Photo: Aviagen

Aviagen to buy Hubbard Breeders

Global genetics firm Aviagen is to buy Hubbard Breeders, the broiler breeding division of Group Grimaud.

The Boschveld breed was established by Mike after crossing three indigenous African breeds namely the Venda, Matabele and Ovambo. These breeds gave Mike the foundation on which to develop his strong Boschveld chicken which is now being sold in over 17 African countries. Photo: Chis McCullough

Poultry crossbreed saving lives

Poultry is being hailed as the saviour for some people as it not only provides meat for consumption, the birds...