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
Chicken litter, or bedding, is an essential part of breeding and growing meat chickens. Litter in good condition—dry and friable—optimises chicken health and welfare, improving their … 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
Adequate water supplies of suitable quality is essential for breeding, growing and processing meat chickens.
The ‘Industry best practice manual for water quality management and sterilisation’ … Read More
Managing litter, or bedding, is an essential part of growing meat chickens. These videos and animations explain some of the different factors that can affect … Read More
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Environment, Litter, Training
Poultry Hub Australia’s Job Ready training program is designed to prepare you to go straight into a job on a poultry farm. Training sessions are … Read More