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Free Range chicken article by PlaasToe!

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Pet food from our free range chickens

[cs_section style=”margin: 0px; padding: 45px 0px; “][cs_row style=”margin: 0px auto; padding: 0px; ” inner_container=”true”][cs_column style=”padding: 0px; ” fade_animation=”in” fade_animation_offset=”45px” fade_duration=”750″ type=”1/1″][x_feature_headline level=”h2″ looks_like=”h3″ icon=”circle” class=”center-text “]Pet food – Meet our free range dogs[/x_feature_headline][/cs_column][/cs_row][/cs_section][cs_section style=”margin: 0px; padding: 0px; “][cs_row style=”margin: 0px auto; padding: 0px; ” inner_container=”true”][cs_column style=”padding: 0px; ” fade_animation=”in” fade_animation_offset=”45px” fade_duration=”750″ type=”1/2″][cs_text text_align=”none”]Hello to you all… We know, we have …

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Indian baby chickens

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Dreaming of chicken?

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Hens are moulting

[content_band padding_top=”0px” padding_bottom=”0px” border=”none”][custom_headline type=”left” level=”h1″ looks_like=”h3″ accent=”true”]There is a flurry of feathers in the field[/custom_headline] [column type=”one-half” fade_animation=”in” fade_animation_offset=”45px”] Hello to you all .. Shorter days and cooler temperatures. To chickens, it’s a sign that it is time to renew their feathers. Losing feathers and re-growing them is called moulting and occurs every year when the days get shorter. …

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Real chicken is Rare

[content_band padding_top=”0px” padding_bottom=”0px” border=”none”][column type=”one-half”] This week we have something for you that is really RARE. FREE RANGE Petite Poussin or spring chicken..We have had such a demand for these young tender birds, but I didn’t think they would sell because they are usually quite expensive! We have an amazing special on Spring Chickens only R53 per bird.  There is a great …

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Chickens don’t like the heat

Chickens really don’t like the heat. They don’t sweat so its hard for them to keep cool. Free range chickens take regular dust baths in the heat. Heatwaves cause people and chickens to become increasingly bad-tempered.

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Food security – chicken

Food security in South Africa will be put at risk if the chicken business is not safeguarded. Consider this: in Africa, Nigeria doesn’t allow chicken imports, neither does Kenya nor do many others on the continent. Almost all the Southern African countries apply quantitative import controls, generally limiting imported products such as poultry. Our neighbors tightly control their borders to …

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Empathetic nature of domestic hens

UK study examines empathetic nature of domestic hens A study by the University of Bristol’s School of Veterinary Sciences is the first to demonstrate that birds possess one of the important attributes that underpins empathy, and is the first study to use both behavioural and physiological methods to measure these traits in birds. Using a well-controlled experimental procedure and making …

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How Fresh Is My Egg?

How fresh is my egg? Hardly any other food in the EU is subject to such strict marketing guidelines as the egg. Eggs may only be offered to the consumer within the 21 days after they first saw the light of day. The “best before” date for fresh hen eggs is exactly 28 days after laying. It’s an egg’s life… …