WATCH | SA poultry sector hit hard by Avian Flu


JOHANNESBURG - Millions of birds have been culled in the latest Avian Flu outbreak in South Africa.

The total costs for the poultry sector associated with the current outbreak amount to over R200m.

These costs include culling birds in line with disease control measures, the safe disposal of birds, and biosecurity measures to curb the spread of the disease.

Abongile Balarane, the South African Poultry Association General Manager for Eggs says up to 30% of the egg sector has been affected in the latest outbreak.

Balarane assures consumers that all products on the shelves are safe for consumption.

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