On-farm Biosecurity Risk Identification Framework for the Australian layer industry
This report provides a support tool for Australian egg producers to determine biosecurity risks on-farm. As well as assisting Egg producers in understanding what constitutes a risk and why, the report offers potential management strategies to decrease on-farm risks to biosecurity.
Opportunities to increase engagement of Australian egg producers with biosecurity practices
This project identified factors that influence adoption of biosecurity practices by Australian egg producers, and provides direction on initiatives that may help improve adoption across all sectors within the industry.
Investigations into the management of the darkling beetle
The darkling beetle is capable of transmitting diseases between chickens.This study reports on previous investigations into the insecticide resistance of darkling beetles, and highlights the need for a control plan.
Investigating Sanitation of Surface Water for Poultry using Chlorine-IBDV Models
Significant numbers of commercial poultry production sites in Australia rely on surface waters (dams, creeks and rivers) as their major source of drinking water.