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Poultry Industry News: Australia

18 April 2018
Poultry Industry News from Australia Aviagen Gold Coast customer conference well received and attended
Aviagen ANZ held a comprehensive one and a half day conference to address both new developments and the leading flock management practices to a large group of managers from poultry companies across Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific. ...
30 January 2018
Poultry Industry News from Australia Australian broiler farm sold to egg producer
Poultry farm conversion from meat to eggs a saviour...
08 January 2018
Poultry Industry News from Australia States in Flap Over Egg-laying Chickens
AUSTRALIA - A brawl between the States over animal welfare standards for egg-laying chickens could derail a proposed national plan for the industry, with WA and Victoria saying it did not reflect "modern" practice....
22 December 2017
Poultry Industry News from Australia WA Govt Threatens to Pull Out of Review of Chicken Welfare Standards
AUSTRALIA - The Western Australian Government has threatened to pull out of a national process to write new legal standards on chicken welfare....
01 December 2017
Poultry Industry News from Australia ACMF Welcomes Poultry Welfare Standards, Guidelines
AUSTRALIA - The Australian Chicken Meat Federation (ACMF) yesterday welcomed the release for public consultation of new draft poultry welfare standards and guidelines. ...
16 November 2017
Poultry Industry News from Australia Secret Footage Reveals Chickens Boiled Alive at Melbourne Abattoir
AUSTRALIA - A Melbourne abattoir has been allowed to continue operating despite being investigated for possible animal cruelty, after secretly recorded footage showed it boiling chickens alive in its slaughter process....
14 June 2017
Poultry Industry News from Australia Queensland's Third Largest Egg Producer Gone Into Administration
AUSTRALIA - Queensland’s third largest egg producer, Darling Downs Fresh Eggs, has been placed in voluntary administration....
02 June 2017
Poultry Industry News from Australia Peace of mind – comes from a box
Munters Rotem® control and management systems for agricultural and horticultural applications have been used in all 268 broiler sheds of ProTen in Australia. ...
24 May 2017
Poultry Industry News from Australia Queensland Egg Producers Boosted by Export Opportunities, Increasing Consumption
AUSTRALIA - Industry representatives say Queensland egg producers are in a good place, with domestic consumption on the rise and new export opportunities on the horizon....
22 May 2017
Poultry Industry News from Australia Easter Bunny Tops Santa to Post Egg Record
AUSTRALIA - Australian egg consumption continues to soar with the latest data showing Australians consumed record numbers of eggs over the Easter period....
17 May 2017
Poultry Industry News from Australia Free Range Eggs Seen as Tastier, More Nutritious and Safer, Study Finds
AUSTRALIA - People choose to buy free-range or cage-free eggs because they believe they taste better and are better quality than eggs from caged hens, new research published suggests....
11 May 2017
Poultry Industry News from Australia Many Parts of Queensland Farmlands Still Hurt by Drought
AUSTRALIA - New drought declaration details highlight that farming families in more than two thirds of Queensland are still battling the devastating impact of drought while primary producers in the north west were now entering the recovery phase, AgForce...
10 May 2017
Poultry Industry News from Australia Federal Budget 'Keeps the Faith' on Agriculture Commitments
AUSTRALIA - The Federal Budget has "kept the faith" and delivered on the Coalition’s election commitments to advance agriculture, but Queensland farmers are eager for more details about what is planned for water infrastructure in the Great Artesian...
20 April 2017
Poultry Industry News from Australia Australia and US: Reciprocal Recognition of Food Safety Mutually Beneficial
AUSTRALIA - Australian exporters are in a significantly stronger position as preferred suppliers of safe, high quality food to the United States of America (USA) after the signing of a bilateral Food Safety Recognition Agreement this month....
11 April 2017
Poultry Industry News from Australia Cobb Doubles Market Share in Australia
AUSTRALIA - More than 40 customers attended Cobb’s Asia Pacific Technical Seminar which took place in Sydney at Australia’s iconic Intercontinental Hotel....
Poultry Industry News from Australia Improved Quality Assurance Programme for Aussie Egg Industry
AUSTRALIA - The Australian Egg Corporation (AECL) is pleased to announce the release of Egg Standards of Australia (ESA), a voluntary quality assurance programme for rearing and layer farms, which provides a practical mechanism for egg farmers to demonstrate...
29 March 2017
Poultry Industry News from Australia A New Petersime Hatchery for the Australian Layer Industry
AUSTRALIA - Specialised Breeders Australia is building a state of the art hatchery for the entire country in close cooperation with UPEC and Petersime....
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....
 
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