production guides

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Small Scale Meat Chicken Production Guide



​ARTICLES AND PRESENTATIONS


Poultry Works has been commissioned to write articles and reports for various organisations such as the Australian Poultry Co-operative Research Centre, and has made presentations to growers and industry groups including the 2010 Poultry Information Exchange (PIX) and the 2008 World Poultry Congress.


Article co-authored by Michael:

The-phenomenon-of-silver-backing-in-free-range-hens


Presentations by Michael:
• Alternate Health Strategies for Organic and Free-Range Poultry (Feedworks Coolum 2010 presentation)
​• Alternatives to Feed Additives and Medication (Poultry Information Exchange 2010 Presentation)
​• Unearthing the Benefits of Diatomite (World Poultry Congress 2008 Presentation)

Downloadable articles written by Michael:
Fencing Poultry

Articles written by Michael can also be found on his BLOG

RESEARCH PAPERS

Practical Aspects of Choice Feeding in Poultry and its Future Role


WEBSITES and LINKS TO ASSIST YOU
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Poultry Digest

ABC Rural latest poultry and egg production articles

​www.poultrycrc.com.au

​Model Code of Practice for the Welfare of Animals Domestic Poultry
National Farm Biosecurity Manual Poultry Production
Model Code of Practice for the Welfare of Animals Land Transport of Animals
Model Code of Practice for the Welfare of Animals Livestock at Slaughtering Establishments
Primary Production and Processing Standards (egg and poultry standard)


State government agricultural departments with information and regulations regarding poultry
:
http://www.daff.qld.gov.au/animal-industries/poultry
http://www.safefood.qld.gov.au/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&catid=110&id=522&Itemid=33

http://www.dpi.nsw.gov.au/agriculture/livestock/poultry
http://www.foodauthority.nsw.gov.au/industry/meat

http://www.depi.vic.gov.au/agriculture-and-food/livestock/poultry-and-eggs
http://www.primesafe.vic.gov.au/

http://pir.sa.gov.au/biosecurity/animal_health/poultry
https://www.sa.gov.au/topics/business-industry-and-trade/licensing-and-regulation/licensing/agriculture-and-food/meat-food-safety-accreditation

https://www.agric.wa.gov.au/livestock-animals/livestock-species/poultry-birds


Recommended Services:

​​http://www.allfarm.com.au/

Dr Grant Richards - veterinarian services, parasitology, feed and water supplements etc.


https://www.proof.net.au/

Certiication program and education for Australian free range pastured poultry producers.