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The feed ingredients database is the first of its kind for the Australian chicken meat industry. It has 102 nutrient specifications for 42 feed ingredients most … Read More
feed, nutrients, spreadsheet
A normal process of feed digestion in chickens includes the excretion of ammonia in their faeces, which gets mixed into the litter on the floor … Read More
Checking litter conditions in the shed every day is an important part of shed management.
This pocket-size chicken litter guide will help you and your staff … Read More
bedding, guide, litter, poster
Environment, Litter, Training
The welfare of meat chickens is important to chicken farmers, processors and consumers. The ‘National animal welfare standards for the chicken meat industry’ describes agreed industry … Read More
Research in meat chicken nutrition has improved productivity over the last 20 years. There is still much to learn and opportunities to keep improving.
The brief, … Read More
Maintaining a high level of chicken health and welfare is a high priority for the Australian chicken meat industry. Research into disease management and control … Read More
The guidelines and tools listed below were developed specifically for meat chicken growers, breeders and hatcheries manage their energy use and efficiency. We have included … Read More
The environment within meat chicken sheds—temperature, humidity, light, litter—is maintained within strict limits so that chickens are healthy and comfortable. It is also important to … Read More
Biosecurity is ‘a set of measures designed to protect a property, or business, from the entry and spread of pests and diseases, including food safety … Read More