Irvine's expands, invests P56m in poultry value chain

Irvines Botswana day old chicks
Irvines Botswana day old chicks

Botswana Investment and Trade Centre (BITC) has recently facilitated the expansion of Irvine Botswana, a regional poultry producer that has invested P56 million into the agriculture sector value chain.

Irvine’s Botswana, a BITC-accredited company established in 2001, has the primary aim of supplying COB500 day-old broiler chicks targeting small and large-scale farmers in responding to the gap in the market.

The company set up a hatchery in Francistown in 2002 and later established a breeder farm in 2007, with a staff complement of 119.

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