Industry Transferable Ideas
Welcome to another edition of eChook! Industry transferable ideas focus of Call for Proposals. Currently, the Poultry CRC’s research is dominated by long-term, blue sky projects, tackling some of the most difficult questions faced by the poultry industry globally. However, it is equally important to help industry solve its immediate challenges. The Poultry CRC’s August
Developing reliable tools for industry
Litter Composting and Viral Pathogen Survival. With an increasing cost of litter material coupled with an increase in public awareness of litter re-use issues (particularly pathogen load), the poultry industry is challenged on how to best manage this potential resource. A previous Poultry CRC project undertaken by Professor Steve Walkden-Brown (project 06-15) at UNE focused
Rapid diagnostic tests benefit industry
Building on the success of the 28 rapid diagnostic tests transferred to the Australian poultry industry (see project 05-17; Rapid Tests for Diseases), the Asia Pacific Centre for Animal Health of The University of Melbourne, has continued to refine and improve existing tests, and come up with tests for organisms currently not covered. Dr Ali Ghorashi is
Where are they now?
Featuring two of our young scientists. The long term prosperity of the poultry industry depends on its people. An education program that ‘would attract and train the new generation poultry scientists and industry leaders’ won the overwhelming support of our industry participants for the Australian Poultry CRC’s bid in 2003. So, how did our education