Government Panel gives Poultry CRC the thumbs up
Welcome to another edition of eChook! The Poultry CRC underwent a major performance review by an expert panel put together by the Australian government in late May this year. The Review, conducted over 2.5 days, covered all aspects of our operation with the aim to examine whether the activities of the Poultry CRC have delivered
On-Farm Euthanasia of Spent Layer Hens
Drs Peter Scott and Arif Anwar from animal and avian health consultancy, Scolexia, are working with Dr Angus Crossan from AECL on Poultry CRC project, Development and Extension of Industry Best Practice for On-Farm Euthanasia of Spent Layer Hens. As Peter explained, “the initial need of the Australian layer industry to consider on-farm mass euthanasia
Protection against Mycoplasma gallisepticum for turkeys
The Poultry CRC is supporting an 18 month research project aimed at the development of a live vaccine for the control of Mycoplasma gallisepticum (MG) related chronic respiratory disease in turkeys. The project being headed by Bioproperties R&D Manager, Dr Rima Youil, is a collaborative effort between The University of Melbourne and Bioproperties Pty Ltd.
First Prize for Marta
Poultry CRC researcher Mrs Marta Navarro Gomez has claimed first prize of the graduate student competition at the 46th Annual Australian Institute of Food Science and Technology conference in Brisbane (14-16 July). Marta presented the most recent results of her Poultry CRC project, and was voted best of the 25 students competing. “This was totally