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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....
Poultry Industry News from Australia Tasmanian Egg Producers Seek Answers on New National Egg Laws
AUSTRALIA - Small egg producers are calling on the Tasmanian government to confirm it's position on the national egg labelling laws....
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Australia A$20,000 Back-pay for Poultry Processors
AUSTRALIA - A labour-hire contractor, who short-changed 10 overseas workers, has agreed to back-pay its former employees more than A$20,000 following an investigation by the Fair Work Ombudsman....
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Australia Experts Meet to Solve Infectious Disease Challenges
AUSTRALIA - Many of Australia's leading animal and human infectious disease experts are joining forces this week to identify challenges that might benefit from greater collaboration across Australia's research institutions....
Monday, August 11, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Australia Australia Counts the Cost of Russian Food Import Ban
AUSTRALIA - The Government is currently assessing the likely impact of the Russian Federation ban on imports of certain agricultural products, raw materials and foodstuffs from Australia....
Thursday, July 31, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Australia New Livestock Land Transport Laws Enforced from 1 August
AUSTRALIA - The six month grace period for new livestock transport requirements introduced in January expires this Friday....
Monday, July 28, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Australia Call for Nominations for New Director for Poultry CRC Board
AUSTRALIA - The Poultry CRC is calling for nominations for a Director to fill a casual vacancy on its Board....
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Australia Australian Farmers Welcome Carbon Tax Repeal
AUSTRALIA - Australian farmers have applauded the Coalition Government for delivering on its election promise to repeal the carbon tax....
 
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