Poultry industry in limbo over avian flu vaccines
Disagreement over protocols means department has not approved any applications to vaccinate
Not one poultry farm has been given the go-ahead for vaccination against avian influenza, even as the industry has applied for permission and feels it is urgently needed.
SA experienced its worst bird flu outbreak in 2023 and both Quantum, the only JSE-listed egg producer, and Astral, SA’s biggest chicken producer, posted financial losses...
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