Do you want egg production in Australia to cease?

ALL production systems, conventional cage, aviary, pre-enriched, barn and free range are at risk. Animal activists and vegans are working hard to take out one egg production system at a time and who is working for your business to help stop this? Egg Farmers of Australia are your advocacy organisation for the egg industry. Egg…

September 2019

September 2019 poultry industry headlines: Poultry Hub Australia out and about in August Do you want egg production in Australia to cease? Bipartisan solution needed for animal activists Biosecurity New Zealand and industry managing suspected chicken virus The UWA institute of agriculture releases annual research report 2018 Women in Poultry: Jonna May Hernandez Concern over…

August 2019

August 2019 poultry industry headlines: CEPA sundowner event in Perth PoultryGrad 2019 an inspirational experience Punishment and prevention needed for animal activists Be prepared for hot chooks with fire-resistant feathers Australian Government delivers to protect farmers Better connecting farmers with consumers Field day season – water is the issue India bans the use of a…

CEPA sundowner event in Perth

ON July 31, following on from the Flock Health and Egg Quality forum held by Australian Eggs, the Commercial Egg Producers Association of Western Australia held its annual Sundowner event at the Pan Pacific Hotel in Perth. The event was well attended by producers and supporters of the egg industry.An address was given by the…

PoultryGrad 2019 an inspirational experience

OVER 20 poultry science students attended PoultryGrad 2019 for two days during July in Toowoomba, Queensland. PoultryGrad provides students with the opportunity to meet people from industry and students from other universities. The event enables them to think about and discuss their future careers, build peer networks and discuss how their research can benefit the…

Breaking down barriers to a more innovative poultry industry

TAKING a more proactive approach to regulation, research and education is the only way to ensure the Australian poultry industry is at the forefront of innovation, particularly while issues such as animal welfare and biosecurity are seen as the catalyst for practice change. That’s according to a report released recently by Jessica Pitkin, a small-scale…

Egg industry responds to new food safety challenges

THE Australian egg industry has worked closely with authorities to respond to the recent series of salmonella enteritidis incidents. SE has been detected on 11 egg farms in NSW and one in Victoria and all sites have been quarantined and undergone decontamination. Australian Eggs managing director Rowan McMonnies said the efforts of government authorities and…

July 2019

July 2019 poultry industry headlines: Egg industry responds to new food safety challenges Get set for Ideas Exchange 2019 Queensland agriculture by the numbers A solarium for hens? How to increase the vitamin D content of chicken eggs Australian Eggs condemns acts of animal cruelty Food for thought on the welfare front Getting rid of…

June 2019

June 2019 poultry industry headlines: PHA at Northwest Regional Careers Expo Egg Farmers of Australia update Need for standardising of chicken meat standards Cracking the chicken and the egg dilemma Salmonella enteritidis – a serious issue! Stockyard Industries expands its team and welcomes Tin Phung New ‘no rules’ trading environment unsettles Australian agricultural exports Poultry…