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  • Egg consumption booming

    Australian egg farmers responded to fast growing domestic demand with the record breaking production of 6. 2 billion eggs in the 2017-18 financial year. New statistics released by Australian Eggs today also show average consumption in Australia has risen to 245 eggs per person per year. 16.

  • CSIRO community survey goes live

    Egg farmers are turning the spotlight on themselves with a new research project aimed at revealing just what Australians think about their industry. Australian Eggs, an industry-owned research organisation has invested in the project that’s being undertaken by the CSIRO.

  • New Model for Animal Welfare

    Developing new technology to measure stress in hens and identifying values-based elements in animal welfare science are key items in Australian Eggs’ new research and development plan released today.

  • Shared responsibility on food safety is working

    The “everyone’s responsiblility” approach to food safety is working with Australia on track to record a significant fall in the number of cases of Salmonella food poisoning for the second consecutive year.

  • Eggs could reduce risk of heart disease

    New research shows how eating an egg a day could help prevent heart diseases
    A team of scientists compared people who ate eggs daily to those who ate them rarely or not at all
    After 9 years, people who ate eggs regularly had a 26% lower risk of haemorrhagic stroke, a 28%…

  • Egg farmers switch gears to build trust

    Agricultural industries must be more transparent to build trust with a changing Australian public that is increasingly interested in how their food is produced.

  • Community engagement the key to future food choices

    Rapidly changing consumer preferences are changing the way food is produced and widespread community engagement to gauge attitudes towards farming practices will become commonplace in Australia.

  • Choline - the unknown but essential nutrient

    Just as you thought you had your diet sorted, along comes another nutrient for you to consider. Choline is an essential nutrient that has until recently flown under the radar. It helps metabolise fat, maintain healthy cell membranes and may improve brain functioning and memory.

  • Egg industry switches to on-farm solar

    Egg farmers are embracing renewable energy at an unprecedented rate, with a huge uptake in large-scale solar projects over the last six months.

  • 6 out of 7 Australians not getting enough quality protein

    Australians have improved their intake of quality protein rich foods but are still falling a serve short of the recommended daily amount according to figures from the Australian Health Survey released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) last week.

  • Poultry welfare Standards and Guidelines imminent

    Australian Eggs welcomes the public consultation process for the animal welfare standards and guidelines for poultry which is scheduled to commence in late November.

  • Eggs on top of the world as Aussies tuck into even more of nature’s multivitamin

    New research, unveiled for World Egg Day, highlights popularity of eggs with 15 million eaten in Australia each day.

Want to see what an egg farm looks like? Take this interactive 360 degree tour to see how eggs are produced in Australia.

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