- There are concerns that chicken shortages caused by load shedding at fast-food chains could spill over into the broader retail and wholesale markets.
- The industry has had to cull more than 10 million day-old chicks in the past six weeks due to disruptions to the slaughtering process.
- This is getting worse, and the South African Poultry Association is also worried about further price increases for cash-strapped consumers.
- Chicken crisis: 10 million chicks culled in six weeks due to load shedding | Business (news24.com)
24 November 2023, Business Day, Paul Matthew Bird flu is likely to become the new normal in SA, so we