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20 April 2016
Poultry Industry News from Australia Australian Farmers Hit Back at TV Show's Laying Hen Comments
AUSTRALIA - The Australian Egg Corporation Ltd (AECL) has released a statement after comments on a television programme seemed to hit out at laying hen housing conditions and antibiotic use in the country's egg industry....
18 April 2016
Poultry Industry News from Australia Nominees Sought for American Egg Board
US - The US Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) is seeking nominations for individuals to serve on the American Egg Board for the 2017-18 term....
01 April 2016
Poultry Industry News from Australia Australia Decides on New Free Range Egg Definition
AUSTRALIA - The decision to implement a new definition for ‘free range’ eggs that will apply across Australia has been welcomed by egg producers....
03 March 2016
Poultry Industry News from Australia Australian Chicken Industry Responds to Hatchery Video Footage
AUSTRALIA - The Australian Chicken Meat Federation (ACMF) has responded to undercover video footage allegedly showing cruelty in hatcheries by saying Australian hatchery managers abide by a strict welfare code....
18 January 2016
Poultry Industry News from Australia Lack of Cooling Leaves Eggs Vulnerable to Quality Loss
AUSTRALIA - Eggs are a perishable product that certainly benefit from refrigeration in terms of freshness and shelf life, the Australian Egg Corporation Limited (AECL) has reminded consumers....
15 January 2016
Poultry Industry News from Australia PIX/AMC 2016 to Focus on Sustainability
AUSTRALIA - The 27th Poultry Information Exchange (PIX) and Australasian Milling Conference (AMC), PIX/AMC 2016, is the biggest and most important poultry and milling event in Australia....
16 December 2015
Poultry Industry News from Australia Farmers Urged to Check Poultry in Extreme South Australian Heat
AUSTRALIA - Livestock and poultry owners have been reminded to take special care of their stock over the coming days of extreme heat, as animals suffer from the heat as well....
04 December 2015
Poultry Industry News from Australia Concern Over Make-Up of Australian Animal Welfare Committee
AUSTRALIA - Farmers have expressed concern at the recently appointed Animal Welfare Advisory Committee (AWAC)....
19 November 2015
Poultry Industry News from Australia Australia Develops New Animal Antibiotic Prescribing Guidelines
AUSTRALIA - The Australian Veterinary Association and Animal Medicines Australia are joining forces to develop best practice antibiotic prescribing guidelines for livestock and horses....
30 October 2015
Poultry Industry News from Australia Research Focus for Cobb Australian – New Zealand Poultry Seminar
AUSTRALIA - More than 30 delegates from 10 companies across Australia and New Zealand took part in a two-day Cobb’s seminar in Sydney, Australia, where the focus was on the company’s global research investment....
08 October 2015
Poultry Industry News from Australia What are 'Free Range' Eggs? Australia Launches Consultation
AUSTRALIA - The Australian government has launched a consultation into clearly defining free range eggs, to ensure consumers get what they expect....
25 September 2015
Poultry Industry News from Australia Michael Leahy Appointed as Managing Director Aviagen Australia
AUSTRALIA - Michael Leahy joins Aviagen® Australia and New Zealand as Managing Director and started with the company in June 2015. ...
18 September 2015
Poultry Industry News from Australia 2015 Egg Farmer of the Year Announced
AUSTRALIA - The Australian Egg Corporation Ltd (AECL) congratulates Kate Mason, the 2015 Egg Farmer of the Year. ...
08 September 2015
Poultry Industry News from Australia Agriculture's Contribution to Australia's Economy Grows
AUSTRALIA - Australian farmers’ contribution to the nation’s wealth through export earnings is increasing at a time when other commodities are on the wane....
27 August 2015
Poultry Industry News from Australia Asia Food Giant to Set Up Processing Plant in Adelaide
AUSTRALIA - Thai food and farming business CP Group has signed an agreement to set up a new processing plant in South Australia....
25 August 2015
Poultry Industry News from Australia Australian Free Range Layer Research Boosted with New Facilities
AUSTRALIA - The University of New England is now delivering state-of-the-art free-range research facilities at its Laureldale Poultry Research Farm, which also caters for research into cage and barn systems....
21 August 2015
Poultry Industry News from Australia Victoria State Invests in Chicken Meat Production
AUSTRALIA - The government of the state of Victoria have announced $80,000 of investment in the chicken meat industry’s “Chicken Care” programme....
31 July 2015
Poultry Industry News from Australia Poultry, Pig Animal Welfare Research Boosted in Australia
US - Research into animal welfare has been boosted by a $1 million Adelaide State Government grant to expand pig and poultry facilities at the University of Adelaide’s Roseworthy campus....
22 July 2015
Poultry Industry News from Australia Lack of Knowledge on Animal Diseases Leaves Humans at Risk
AUSTRALIA - Researchers from the University of Sydney have found a huge gap in knowledge about diseases which could spread to humans....
02 July 2015
Poultry Industry News from Australia Australian Workshops on Welfare at Slaughter a Success
AUSTRALIA - The Australian organisation Poultry CRC has been running workshops to outline the basic principles of Modified Atmosphere Killing (MAK), as well as the composting of dead spent layer hens on-farm....
Poultry Industry News from Australia New Research Looks at Improving Egg Response to Vaccines
AUSTRALIA - Vaccines that can be injected directly into an egg have revolutionised the poultry industry, but now Dr Mark Tizard at Australian science institute CSIRO is directing his studies to improving the immune response to these vaccines....
22 June 2015
Poultry Industry News from Australia China-Australia Free Trade Agreement to Benefit Farmers
AUSTRALIA - China and Australia's trade ministers recently signed a China–Australia Free Trade Agreement (ChAFTA), bringing potential benefits to farmers another step closer....
01 June 2015
Poultry Industry News from Australia Australian Fined Thousands for Illegal Chicken Imports
AUSTRALIA - A New South Wales business owner has pleaded guilty to deliberately circumventing Australia’s biosecurity laws, receiving fines and a suspended sentence in the Sydney District Court last week....
28 April 2015
Poultry Industry News from Australia Australians Shocked at Poultry Ban by PNG
PAPUA NEW GUINEA – Papua New Guinea (PNG) has shocked Australia by banning all raw poultry imports from the country on health risk grounds....
23 April 2015
Poultry Industry News from Australia Australian Officials Rally to Reverse Poultry Ban by PNG
AUSTRALIA – Australian farm ministers are in talks with Papua New Guinea (PNG) to lift a recently imposed ban on uncooked poultry products from Australia....
 
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