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Friday, November 28, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Australia $500,000 Regional Grant for Egg Producer Expansion and New Jobs
AUSTRALIA - South Australia’s largest egg producer will soon begin construction on a new free range egg production facility in the Yorke and Mid North region through a $500,000 State Government Regional Development Fund grant....
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Australia Charter Hall Acquires Australian Poultry Company
AUSTRALIA - Charter Hall has acquired the assets of poultry company, Inghams, but will lease them to the company for at least 20 years....
Monday, November 24, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Australia Australia's Farmers Support Government Draft Report
AUSTRALIA – A government draft report set to “underpin” Australian competitiveness for the coming two decades has been welcomed by farmers....
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Australia Growing Demand for Poultry Training Certificate in Australia
AUSTRALIA - There is growing demand for a Certificate III in Agriculture (Poultry) course that covers hen welfare, food safety and other important elements of egg farming....
Friday, November 14, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Australia Australian Vets Call for Careful Use of Antibiotics
AUSTRALIAN – The seriousness of antibiotic resistance in animals leading to superbugs has been underlined by the Australian Veterinary Association (AVA)....
Wednesday, November 05, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Australia Australian Free-range Poultry Farmers Have Their Say on Research
AUSTRALIA - As proposed in May, the Poultry CRC is conducting a survey of free range chicken farms across Australia in order to investigate the future direction of research in this area....
Tuesday, November 04, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Australia Successful Feed Formulation Workshop in Armidale
AUSTRALIA - Poultry CRC joined forces with UNE on 2nd and 3rd October to run a highly successful feed formulation workshop in Armidale....
Friday, October 31, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Australia Opinion-moulders Tour Australian Chicken Farm
AUSTRALIA - On Wednesday 29 October, 2014 the Australian Chicken Meat Federation (ACMF) hosted a tour to a chicken farm in Peats Ridge, New South Wales. The tour forms part of the ongoing education drive aimed at better informing the public about how...
Thursday, October 30, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Australia Optimising the Welfare of Free Range Hens in Australia
AUSTRALIA - Research by Poultry CRC builds on previous work to provide scientific evidence as to whether stocking density is important to layer welfare in free range systems. It will also examine how environmental enrichment may interact with stocking...
Poultry Industry News from Australia Australian Media Chicken Farm Tour Focused on Biosecurity
AUSTRALIA - The Australian Chicken Meat Federation (ACMF) has hosted a tour to a chicken farm in Peats Ridge, New South Wales. ...
Monday, October 20, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Australia Australian Egg Company Fined for Misleading Claims
AUSTRALIA - The Federal Court has ordered an A$300,000 penalty after finding 'free range' egg claims to be misleading....
Monday, October 13, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Australia Pigeon Paramyxovirus Detected in Australia
AUSTRALIA - Biosecurity SA has been advised by the Australian Chief Veterinary Officer that pigeon paramyxovirus type one (PPMV-1) has been detected in a racing pigeon loft in Victoria. ...
Monday, October 06, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Australia Changes in Landscape Use Could Affect Farming Practices
AUSTRALIA - A Gippsland, Victoria egg producer says he's worried that a change in land use could mean farm land will become residential....
Poultry Industry News from Australia Roosters Crowing Create Noise Complaint in Australia
AUSTRALIA - An Alice Springs woman has threatened court action against the local council to prevent them from evicting roosters from her suburban back yard after 13 noise complaints from her neighbours....
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Australia Highlights from Poultry CRC's Annual Conference
AUSTRALIA - Poultry CRC held their annual Ideas Exchange (IE) from 23 to 25 September, hosting 107 delegates in total. With three major sessions covering Industry Sustainability, Health and Welfare, and Nutrition and Environment....
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Australia RIRDC Seeks Chicken Meat Advisory Panel Members
AUSTRALIA - The Rural Industries R&D Corporation (RIRDC) is seeking applications from suitably qualified individuals for several positions on the RIRDC Chicken Meat Industry Advisory Panel....
Monday, September 15, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Australia McDonald's Commitment to Phase out Cage Eggs in Australia
AUSTRALIA - McDonald's announces the good news: by the end of 2017, no hen will suffer in a cage to produce eggs for McDonald's Australia....
Friday, September 12, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Australia Egg Corp Congratulates Egg Farmer Finalists, Award Winners
AUSTRALIA - The Australian Egg Corporation Ltd (AECL) congratulates the egg farmer finalists and the two who won awards at the Kondinin Group’s ‘Farmer of the Year Awards’....
Tuesday, September 09, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Australia Egg Producers Reject Government's Free-range Logo Designs
AUSTRALIA - South Australia's free-range egg producers say they are disappointed the State Government's proposed logos to identify their produce do not resemble what they had asked for....
Friday, September 05, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Australia Woolworths Removes Caged Eggs from ACT Stores
AUSTRALIA - Canberra has become the first jurisdiction in Australia where Woolworths will no longer sell caged eggs....
Wednesday, September 03, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Australia Poultry CRC Takes out Awards, Makes Revisions
AUSTRALIA - The Poultry CRC’s Chicken Embryo Development animation recently took out two awards....
Tuesday, September 02, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Australia Future Nutrition Research Essential for Chicken Meat Sustainability
AUSTRALIA - Over five decades, the poultry industry has developed from a backyard operation to the world’s largest animal protein supplier for human consumption. The poultry industry has done a remarkable job in its low carbon footprint and efficiency...
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Australia Tasmania Egg Producers Campaign to Dump Labelling Laws
AUSTRALIA - Tasmanian food industry players are joining forces with backyard egg producers to campaign against new labelling laws....
Monday, August 25, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Australia Turkey Farmers Left with Few Options as Inghams Closes Factory
AUSTRALIA - South Australian turkey farmers are considering their options after poultry giant Inghams announced it would close its McLaren Vale factory....
Friday, August 22, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Australia Australian Egg Farm Exposed for Cruelty
AUSTRALIA - A farm that supplies eggs to Australia's biggest egg producer has again been accused of multiple animal welfare breaches by an animal rights group....
 
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