Feeding Broiler Chickens for Profit

Feeding Broiler Chickens for Profit

Rick Kleyn, SPESFEED (Pty) Ltd Despite the fact that feed prices have softened and that broiler prices have firmed on the back of higher demands, the way in which we feed our birds must always be profit driven. The decision as to which feeding strategy is used has a...
Biosecurity and the Bird Keeper

Biosecurity and the Bird Keeper

By Rick Kleyn The term biosecurity, a relatively new word in our vocabulary, is not found in many dictionaries. It’s broad meaning is the literal safety of live things, or the freedom from care for live things. In this article, biosecurity will mean the protecting of...
Towards Better Feeding of Captive Birds

Towards Better Feeding of Captive Birds

By Rick Kleyn, MSc (Agric), Nutritionist, Avi-Products (Pty) Ltd. As of professional nutritionist who has worked in intensive animal agriculture for many years, my involvement at Avi-Products has exposed to me a whole new way of thinking about what I do for a living....