Queensland United Egg Producers new director

Queensland United Egg Producers Pty Ltd held its annual general meeting in late November 2019 and I am pleased to announce Ms Roxanne Manhire was elected as a director of QUEP. Roxanne is one of five siblings of industry-leading egg farmers Roy and the late Ivy Inwood and returned to the family business after 20…

Australian Poultry Science Symposium 2020 on track

THE Australian Poultry Science Symposium is the premier avian science conference in Australia and attracts delegates from all over Australia and around the world. The February 16-19, 2020 event will be the 31st edition of the symposium and will again be hosted at Sheraton Grand Sydney Hyde Park. The move away from the University of…

Traceability in the egg industry

WITH outbreaks of disease comes the need to find the source, hence, traceability. A number of producers have spoken with me about traceability requirements and also the systems they have put in place to ensure business integrity and accountability of product. The ‘Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code – Standard 4.2.5 – Primary Production and…

Rural Funds Group sells poultry for $72 million

RURAL Funds Management Limited, as responsible entity for Rural Funds Group (ASX:RFF) has entered into agreements for the sale of RFF’s poultry assets to ProTen Investment Management Pty Ltd as trustee for ProTen Investment Trust for $72 million, subject to certain conditions. RFF owns 17 broiler chicken farms, 11 of which have an average age…

Nation’s best egg dish crowned

ON World Egg Day (October 11), Yum Yum Bakery in Guildford, NSW took out the title of having Australia’s Best Egg Dish in the 2019 Eggsellence Awards. Following a nationwide hunt to uncover the most delicious and diverse egg dishes in Australia, Australian Eggs hosted a ‘d-egg-ustation’ pop-up on the eve of World Egg Day…

Keeping calm with the support from EFA

THE expression ‘run around like a headless chook’, meaning to be very busy doing a lot of things but not effectively, is one saying that even the most organised person can relate to at one time or another. Producers, even those with staff, are faced with a constant pressure to meet the requirements of the…

Global Table’s inaugural event a record success

WITH more than 3000 attendees and a jam-packed program of exhibitors, speakers, young change-makers and more, Global Table set the bar high in its first year. The first-ever Global Table concluded recently with a record-breaking 3037 people attending the event from 29 countries. This makes the event the largest of its kind in the Asia-Pacific…

World Egg Day October 11

WORLD Egg Day is celebrated around the world and helps to raise awareness of the benefits of eggs and their importance in human nutrition. What is World Egg Day? World Egg Day was established at the International Egg Commission Vienna 1996 conference when it was decided to celebrate World Egg Day on the second Friday…