For Farmers

Research Program Areas

  • Food Safety

    Food safety is a key issue for both consumers and egg farmers and is critical to maintaining confidence in eggs as a staple food.

  • Environmental Sustainability

    Egg businesses need to demonstrate good environmental performance as changes to regulations add uncertainty to industry investment.

  • Feeding & Nutrition

    Precision formulation of diets for laying hens can lead to significant cost savings to farmers through improved feed efficiency and better quality eggs.

  • Biosecurity & Flock Health

    Maximising the health and productivity of hens is fundamental to maximising egg production and achieving satisfactory egg quality.

  • Animal Welfare

    Hen welfare is critical for an efficient and sustainable egg farming business.

  • Human Health

    Eggs have been a part of our diet for millennia, yet we’re still learning just how beneficial they can be to human health.