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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
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....
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Australia Council Approves New Poultry Complex in New South Wales
AUSTRALIA - The regional council in Manilla has approved the development of 70 broiler chicken sheds housing close to three million birds in the north of New South Wales....
Monday, July 07, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Australia Diagnostic Tests for the Australian Poultry Industry
AUSTRALIA - Rapid, accurate and reliable diagnostics for poultry pathogens are essential for producers to have access to in the case of an outbreak....
Poultry Industry News from Australia On-farm Duck, Chicken Abattoir Gains Approval
AUSTRALIA - A shire council has granted a Western Australia farmer approval for an on-farm poultry abattoir, set to minimise the distance between production and processing....
Thursday, July 03, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Australia Australian Livestock Farmers Urged to Take Proactive Approach
AUSTRALIA - Asian demand for beef, lamb and poultry is surging ahead of western markets, according to New York-based head of Rabobank Food and Agribusiness Research during a visit to South Australia....
Tuesday, July 01, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Australia Call for Australian Town to go Cage Egg-free
AUSTRALIA - A group in Alice Springs group wants the town to phase out the use of caged eggs....
Monday, June 30, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Australia Chicken Industry Responds to Australian Antibiotic Resistance Study
AUSTRALIA - The Australian Chicken Meat Federation (ACMF) says that the E.coli resistant to fluoroquinolones observed in a recent study is definitely not the result of the use of fluoroquinolone in the poultry industry....
Poultry Industry News from Australia Go-ahead Granted for Collective Bargaining by NSW Poultry Farmers
AUSTRALIA - The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has granted authorisation to enable members of the New South Wales (NSW) Farmers’ Association who grow chicken, turkey and duck meat, to bargain collectively with processors....
Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Australia Chicken Prices Likely to Force Growers Out of Industry
AUSTRALIA - Feathers are flying in the Hunter Valley, with some chicken growers fearing they will be forced out of business if industry giant Baiada slashes prices....
 
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