Halala: Young farmer pays off land, runs successful poultry farm

Halala: Young farmer pays off land, runs successful poultry farm

- A farmer, Tumi Mokwene, has inspired South Africans with his story

- He started farming in 2016 and has since paid off the land

- Mokwene now has two farms and 353 000 chickens

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Those who work hard always succeed. Take Tumi Mokwene for an example. In 2006, he founded the Phetogo Poultry farm.

Within 11 years, Mokwene managed to pay off the farm and grow his business. He now has two farms and a total of 353 000 chickens.

His story was shared on Twitter by @hobo_group on Monday, Briefly.co.za gathered.

The post was captioned:

"Meet Tumi Mokwene founder of Phetogo Poultry farm started in 2006 , finally paid off the farm by 2017. Now produces 98 000 broiler chickens per six-week cycle for Kroon’s abattoir and 255 000 broilers per cycle for Astral Foods on two farms 353 000 chickens in total."

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The post inspired social media users who applauded Mokwene on making it in agriculture.

Twitter user, @basqo_94069, commented:

"Phusha authi, people like you are needed to inspire us."

Previously, Briefly.co.za reported on another poultry farmer. A farmer, who was only identified by his Twitter handle @ydb_ZN, inspired social media users.

He opened up about starting a business in agriculture and how much he used. @ybd_ZN also gave South Africans advice on the most profitable route to take in poultry farming.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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