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Environmental Management

Environmental Management

Environmental Management Guidelines 

Australian Eggs has produced the Egg Industry Environmental Guidelines to assist egg farmers establish effective environmental management practices on farm. The manual provides guidance for setting up new farms, as well as managing existing farms and covers topics such as: 

  • runoff and drainage control 
  • landscaping and vegetation 
  • erosion management 
  • eco-efficient systems 
  • manure and spent litter clean out 
  • cracked egg management 
  • chemical storage 

Click here to access the full version online, or contact Australian Eggs to order a printed copy. 



Pasture Selection and Management Guide 

The Pasture Selection and Management Guide was produced in 2021. It provides key information for egg farmers on managing and improving range areas, covering topics such as:

  • which farm factors to consider when selecting plants to plant on the range 
  • a guide to different pasture types 
  • steps for establishing a successful perennial pasture 
  • guide to different range regeneration strategies
  • guidance for selecting and planting trees on the range 
  • list of poisonous plants for layers 
  • tips for considering runoff management when planning the range
  • real life case studies from farms that have experimented with different plants on their ranges 

Click here to access the full version online, or contact Australian Eggs to order a printed copy. 

 

Waste Management Guide 

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