Blog - "Markus du Plessis"

Posted by Markus du Plessis on 14 Nov 2019
A chicken’s digestive system is equipped to digest calcium carbonate very effectively. Limestone is the main source of calcium in poultry. The addition of limestone fragments increases the overall skeleton strength of the chickens and helps with the development of the eggshells. In Feedmaster’s Layer Mash 100 Larvadex, two types of limestone are used in a combination to achieve the optimal calcium level in the final feed namely fine limestone and limestone grit (coarse limestone).  The limestone grit that is used is seen as small rock-like pebbles. The reason for using… Read More
Posted by Markus du Plessis on 24 Jan 2019
FINANCIAL PLANNING A MEANS OF MANAGING RISKS IN BROILER PRODUCTION- Financial planning is the bottom line and should be the cornerstone of every successful poultry business. People who are in a successful poultry business, specifically broiler’s, will tell you there is a fine line between controlling variables and environmental factors combined with the knowledge of financial principles and skills to reach financial goals. These fundamental financial aspects of poultry farming will be our discussion and we will solely focus on profitability as the main component. Many poultry businesses… Read More