The Chicken Growth Simulator has arrived!
PHA focuses on challenges identified in the Australian Poultry Industry and requires a collaborative approach to deliver solutions quickly and effectively. An important aspect of PHA’s activities is to build capacity in the industry. We recognise that two-way communication between young people and industry is essential to building the industry’s capacity in a sustainable way.
PHA Out And About
In May Carissa our education officer was able to run two sessions at the University of New England. The first session was held at Yarm Gwanga- the university preschool where the students learned about what makes a happy and healthy chook as well as getting their hands dirty while making ‘chook lollies’. The students learned
Official Launch of the Australian Feed Ingredient Database
Nutrient specifications of feed ingredients must be accurately determined to ensure diets meet nutritional requirements, as feed represents the primary cost of broiler production. Australian poultry nutritionists have expressed concern, as many nutrient specification databases contain dated information or lack Australian specific data. To address this concern, recent Australian and global feed ingredient data for
Hengineering degrees’ helps backyard chook owners to tackle the ‘spring flush’
After a spike in chook purchases during COVID-19, a new free program allows owners to learn the essentials about the health of their feathered friends. COVID-19 has seen a spike in the Australian ownership of backyard chicken, with one store recording sales of chickens had risen by 300 per cent. Many first-time chicken owners may
‘Chicken Farming in the Living World’ Starts School!
Australian Chicken Meat Federation launches new, online national school resources. The Australian Chicken Meat Federation Inc. (ACMF) has launched a series of new, online school resources, ‘Chicken Farming in the Living World’. The resources reflect the latest updates to the Australian curriculum and offer unique curriculum content within the ’Living World’ strands of the K-10