October 2020

October 2020 poultry industry headlines: Celebrate World Egg Day Ideas Exchange a cracking event What’s on the horizon for Egg Farmers of Australia Little to be liked about this chicken Update on avian influenza in Victoria Poultry opportunities in China Trespassing punishment must fit the crime Egg industry continues to build trust Value Add Investment…

September 2020

September 2020 poultry industry headlines: ACCC Inquiry into farmer treatment New precision poultry facility and Poultry Hub programs Disease – a disorder of structure or function? Nominations open for Australian Biosecurity Awards Traceable and accountable federal funds shelled out Egg Farmers of Australia welcome ACCC Inquiry National Farmers’ Federation calls for net carbon zero by…

August 2020

August 2020 poultry industry headlines: Lilydale celebrates farmers’ dedication Priority poultry projects receive funding Australian avian influenza update Australian Rural Leadership Program applications Chicken and the egg Standards and guidelines update New Zealand chicken virus blocking exports to Australia Quarantine advice when introducing new birds KFC plans to print edible chicken nuggets in lab COVID-19…

July 2020

July 2020 poultry industry headlines: Salmonella risk from backyard chooks Fast and accurate sexing method developed for chickens Animal welfare standards and guidelines under review Why you should listen to your newly hatched chicks $36 million for our agricultural communities – shows to go on Paltry returns for poultry meat farmers The Australian Poultry Science…

June 2020

June 2020 poultry industry headlines: Egg and chicken meat industries research roadmap to carbon neutral Open for business and support The pressing case for caged eggs in Australia Animal welfare must be front and centre Super-Saver XL furnace heaters Investing in smart farming future Confident chickens are more productive Building blocks to deliver investment in…

May 2020

May 2020 poultry industry headlines: New recruit for poultry industry Changing times but continued support Egg farmers call for community input into CSIRO research program Launch of new online national school resources Apiam’s Zoono sanitiser a major breakthrough in COVID-19 prevention Managing salmonella in and via feed Salmonella runs on the board in Sydney test…

April 2020

April 2020 poultry industry headlines: Egg supply steady as demand spikes COVID-19 changes the way we operate What responsibility do you have as an egg farmer? Opportunities and challenges facing Australian livestock industries Backyard chickens in huge demand as coronavirus-driven shopping frenzy empties supermarkets The Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria President’s update on COVID-19 How…

March 2020

March 2020 poultry industry headlines: Tinworth worthy recipient of Australian Poultry Award 2019 Manic month for Poultry Hub Australia Dealing with spanners in the works Price-taker farmers must be energy savers Philosophically speaking Simple solution to ensure raw egg safety Farm production value holds despite bushfires, drought Future needs of protein featured at Queensland conference…

February 2020

February 2020 poultry industry headlines: Lessons learnt and taught at IPPE Everyone must be biosecurity aware Gary Sansom Scholarship applications open Gloves off in cage fighting Poultry Hub Australia is excited to announce the PIX Young Industry Delegates Program Poultry Hub Australia travel grants on offer Local producers can now apply for innovation grants Chinese poultry…

January 2020

January 2020 poultry industry headlines: Cracking start to the year for the poultry industry! AgriFutures Australia seeks RD&E proposals Questioning the ethics of freshly ‘freed’ hens Edible insects – you must be ‘yolking’ QUEP elects new director Effluent transfer made easy Are you attending the Australian Poultry Science Symposium in February? $4m grant round opens…