SA poultry producers have invested more than half the funds they committed as part of a master plan to grow the industry as the government raised tariffs to counter cheap imports earlier this year.

About R1bn of the R1.7bn pledged for expansion by 2022 has already been invested and 5% more chickens are being produced for slaughter each week, Izaak Breitenbach, a GM of the SA Poultry Association, said on Tuesday...

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