n Farmer’s Weekly - A healthy profit from pasture-raised eggs - poultry focus - egg production

Volume 2018 Number 18022
  • ISSN : 0041-848X



As a technician specialising in the installation and repair of gates, Rico Vergotine had little reason to be interested in agriculture. His life changed, however, after a chance meeting, and today he manages 2 500 pasture-raised chickens that produce 1 900 eggs a day. Jeandré van der Walt visited him on Boschendal wine estate to find out about his farming techniques and future plans.

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