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30% of the egg laying hens in the Western Cape are dead – our avian flu crisis.

30% of the egg laying hens in the Western Cape are dead – our avian flu crisis.

First some facts and then some musings on why this is happening. 30% of the egg laying hens in the Western Cape are dead. Almost all of them are laying eggs for sale as eating eggs. There is one broiler breeder farm (80,000 hens), which lays the eggs that become the broiler chicks. There are […]