THE Poultry industry in Zambia has been showing dynamism regarding production, commercial and technological factors. The sector is one of the most organised and important sectors of livestock industry in Zambia.
Some indicators show that the country is becoming one of the largest producers of poultry products in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region, along with South Africa and Zimbabwe. Zambia is currently self-sufficient in poultry meat and eggs and all that is produced is consumed locally. Only moderate quantities of table eggs are exported to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
The growth in the sector has expanded the egg setting’s national capacity to about 1.7 million per week which could make Zambia the second largest poultry industry in the SADC region after South Africa.
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