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23 March 2017
Poultry Industry News from Australia Improved Farm Debt Mediation Process, QRAA Revamp Welcomed
AUSTRALIA - AgForce has welcomed more rigorous farm debt mediation processes and a revamp of the Queensland Rural Adjustment Authority to assist farmers in financial stress but have called for a broader overhaul of drought policy going forward....
22 March 2017
Poultry Industry News from Australia Agriculture Victoria Urged to Seize Animal Welfare Role from Activist Groups
AUSTRALIA - Victoria's peak farm lobby has warned the State Government needs to act swiftly to stop animal activist groups from seizing the power to police farm practice, in its submission to a parliamentary inquiry into the Victorian branch of the RSPCA....
21 March 2017
Poultry Industry News from Australia Australian Egg Consumption Cracks Christmas Record
AUSTRALIA - The latest data indicates Australians purchased a record number of eggs from supermarkets in December 2016, 7.9 per cent higher than December 2015....
15 March 2017
Poultry Industry News from Australia New Drought Declarations Reveal Queensland Farms Still Impacted
AUSTRALIA - New drought declarations announced over the weekend are a recognition of the continued impact deteriorating weather conditions are having on farming families across Queensland, AgForce said on Monday....
14 February 2017
Poultry Industry News from Australia First Australian Eggs Reach South Korea to Aid Bird Flu Shortage
AUSTRALIA - Fresh Australian eggs have cracked the South Korean market, with the first shipment reaching the consumer market, according to the Australian government....
19 January 2017
Poultry Industry News from Australia Australia to Export Eggs to South Korea to Lessen Bird Flu Shortage
AUSTRALIA - Help from Australian egg farmers will soon be on its way to South Korea as the country fights one of its worst avian influenza (bird flu) epidemics in recent times, according to the Australian Egg Corporation Limited....
06 January 2017
Poultry Industry News from Australia Hot Weather Not to Blame for Salmonella on Egg Farms
AUSTRALIA - New research conducted by the University of Adelaide shows there is no greater risk of Salmonella contamination in the production of free range eggs in Australia due to hot summer weather, compared with other seasons....
01 November 2016
Poultry Industry News from Australia Free Range Eggs from Hens Fed Saltbush Plants Could be Next Big Thing
AUSTRALIA - Recent research has found hens fed the saltbush plant as part of their diet produced eggs with a brighter yolk colour....
18 October 2016
Poultry Industry News from Australia Egg Eaters Have Better Diets, Research Shows
AUSTRALIA - New findings from the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) show higher egg consumption is associated with having a better quality diet....
23 August 2016
Poultry Industry News from Australia Australian Restaurant Chain Goes Cage-Free, Egg Industry 'Disappointed'
AUSTRALIA - Fast food outlet Hungry Jack’s announced yesterday that it will cease using eggs from caged hens in its products immediately....
17 June 2016
Poultry Industry News from Australia Increased Free Range Demand Means Egg Shortage 'To Be Expected'
AUSTRALIA - An egg shortage being felt across Victoria is to be expected now that the state is gripped by winter weather, says the Victorian Farmers Federation....
08 June 2016
Poultry Industry News from Australia International Report Confirms More Government Vets are Needed
AUSTRALIA - The Australian Veterinary Association (AVA) commends the government for its ongoing work in biosecurity but says there is still room for improvement. This follows the release of the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) review of Australia’s...
25 May 2016
Poultry Industry News from Australia Aldi's Cage Phase-Out Reduces Consumer Choice, Australian Egg Corp Says
AUSTRALIA - The Australian Egg Corporation Limited has said it is disappointed with the announcement that Aldi is seeking to phase out cage eggs from its stores. ...
18 May 2016
Poultry Industry News from Australia 'Free Range' Egg Producer Misled Australian Consumers
AUSTRALIA - The Australian Federal Court has found that egg company Snowdale Holdings gave a misleading impression that its eggs were 'free range' in contravention of the Australian Consumer Law, in proceedings brought by the Australian Competition and...
Poultry Industry News from Australia Hundreds of Jobs Created in South Australian Poultry Expansion
AUSTRALIA - Over 800 new jobs will be created in regional South Australia and northern Adelaide as a result of a $275 million investment by leading chicken producer, Ingham's....
06 May 2016
Poultry Industry News from Australia Aviagen Invests in Australian Poultry Market
AUSTRALIA - Aviagen®, the world leader in poultry genetics completed a series of investments by opening a new state-of-the-art hatchery on April 25th in Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia. The new hatchery is part of a $35 million upgrade to company’s...
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....
 
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