LANDS & AGRICULTURE

Free range chicken breeder eyes Asian market

BULAWAYO-BASED women and girl child empowering non-governmental organisation, Upfumi Kumadzimai-Inotho Kubomama is working on embarking on an extensive free range chicken breeding project as it moves ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 22 July 2018

POLITICS

Mnangagwa commandeer his full motorcade to Chicken Inn

President Mnangagwa yesterday took Chegutu food lovers by surprise when he unexpectedly joined the queue in a fast-food outlet, bought his lunch and even tipped a cashier. Mnangagwa is now famous for ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 18 June 2018

POLITICS

Egypt Dzinemunhenzva chickens out

Forces for the Liberation Organisation of Africa National Party (FLOANP) leader Mr Egypt Dzinemunhenzva has shelved his presidential aspirations after party members dumped him, forcing him to settle f...

By Staff reporter | Published: 15 June 2018

POLITICS

Chiwenga's mother-in-law chickens out

VICE-PRESIDENT Constantino Chiwenga's mother-in-law, Helga Mubaiwa, has withdrawn her application to bar Zanu-PF Seke candidate, Munyaradzi Kashambe from campaigning citing irregularities during the p...

By Staff reporter | Published: 19 May 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

SA frozen chicken imports continue

DESPITE a chicken import ban, data from the South African Revenue Services shows that over 1 000 tonnes of frozen chicken and offals were exported by that country to Zimbabwe from 2017.The Livestock,...

By Staff reporter | Published: 17 May 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Chicken prices fall

THE price of chicken has fallen from $4 per kilogramme to an average of $3,50 per kilogramme as poultry farmers have increased production after recovering from the effects of bird flu and drop in pric...

By Staff reporter | Published: 16 April 2018

LANDS & AGRICULTURE

Fairhill Chickens to increase slaughtering capacity

GWERU-BASED poultry producer Fairhill Chickens will this year increase its slaughtering capacity by 150 percent to 30 000 birds daily driven by a new abattoir set to be commissioned in the first quart...

By Staff reporter | Published: 09 January 2018

POLITICS

Bank chickens out on Mnangagwa ally

CHEGUTU West legislator and businessman Mr Dexter Nduna has dispelled press reports that he is bankrupt, arguing that a newspaper article stating otherwise was calculated to "sully" his person and sta...

By Staff reporter | Published: 28 November 2017

LANDS & AGRICULTURE

Festive season poultry shortage fears

THE Zimbabwe Poultry Farmers' Association (ZPFA) says the country is likely to face a poultry shortage during the festive season although the supply of day old chicks is showing some signs of stabilit...

By Staff reporter | Published: 25 November 2017

LANDS & AGRICULTURE

Fairhill Chickens' production down 25%

GWERU-based poultry producer, Fairhill Chickens' production has plummeted by more than 25 percent owing to the highly pathogenic H5N8 avian influenza virus commonly known as bird flu, which broke out ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 20 September 2017

LANDS & AGRICULTURE

Zim, SA cull million plus chickens on avian flue

SOUTH Africa and Zimbabwe have culled more than one million chickens after an outbreak of avian influenza, which threatens food security in the region, the Food and Agriculture Organisation said."This...

By Bloomberg | Published: 07 August 2017

INDUSTRIALS & ENERGY

Chicken Slice to roll out new outlets

Fast food outlet Packers International, popularly known as Chicken Slice, is set to roll out new outlets this year as it continues on its expansion drive and spread outside Harare.As part of expansion...

By Staff reporter | Published: 12 March 2014

MINING & RETAIL

Fast foods outlets face stiff competition

Competition in the fast food retail business is intensifying as established brands aggressively roll out branch network expansion projects. New players in the fast food business are adopting innovativ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 27 January 2014

BUSINESS NEWS

Zim food outlets in chicken scandal

ZIMBABWEAN food outlets are selling Brazilian chicken imports preserved with embalming chemicals normally used to preserve human corpses, Parliament was told yesterday.Zimbabwe National Chamber of Com...

By Staff reporter | Published: 30 October 2013

POLITICS

Fire guts Gideon Gono's chicken farm again

Fire gutted a chicken farm belonging to Reserve Bank governor Gideon Gono for the second time in less than two months in another suspected case of arson. The farm is located on the outskirts of Harare...

By Staff reporter | Published: 05 September 2013

TRANSPORT & TOURISM

Air Zimbabwe ventures into chicken business

The poultry business had become so lucrative at the height of the country's economic crisis that Air Zimbabwe and the Civil Aviation Authority decided to get into the business and fly out day-old ch...

By The Poultry Site News Desk | Published: 10 June 2013
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