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ACT expected to ban battery cages and sow stalls
Editorial
25/02/14 - The ACT is expected to pass a vote today that will see an end to certain factory farming practices.
Vetmarker claims award at Hamilton Sheepvention 2013
Supplier news
14/11/13 - The Weigh Vetmarker has taken home first prize in the in the Class 2 category for Sheep Handling
New control system reduces infection risk among free range hens
Editorial
16/09/13 - A new control system from Siemens is providing fre -range hens with more comfort while also reducing their risk of infection.
Think Livestock receives rave reviews at Wool and Sheep Show
Supplier news
13/08/13 - Think Livestock attended the Australian Wool and Sheep Show at Bendigo in July 2013 and recieved rave reviews from customer of its products.
New Zealand chicken gains SPCA approval
Editorial
05/08/13 - New Zealand chicken free range producer, Waitoa will now carry the Blue Tick certification as approved by Animal Welfare body, the SPCA.
Tasmania halts plans for free-range labelling initiative
Editorial
29/07/13 - Tasmania’s plan to be at the forefront of free-range egg labelling has been put on hold as the national debate over the definition of ‘free range’ heats up.
Further salmonella infections will see 4000 rare chickens destroyed
Editorial
23/07/13 - 4000 rare chickens imported from the UK as part of a breeding program headed by the Australian Poultry Importation Syndicate will be destroyed.
PETA wants egg farmer to experience battery hen conditions
Editorial
18/07/13 - Animal activist group, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals have asked a Victorian farmer to experience battery hen conditions first hand by locking himself in a cage.
Salmonella scare could see rare chickens slaughtered
Editorial
15/07/13 - 4000 rare chickens which are currently being held in quarantine at Torrens Island may be slaughtered due to a singular salmonella infection.
Inglewood chicken farm goes into receivership
Supplier news
11/07/13 - Inglewood Farms, the nation’s largest organic chicken producer has entered into receivership.
PrimeSafe appoints Leonard Vallance as new chair
Supplier news
02/07/13 - Leonard Vallance has been appointed as the new chairman for Industry regulator PrimeSafe, which regulates the meat, poultry and seafood industries.
Worm turns for cotton pest as Australia breeds in resistance
Supplier news
01/07/13 - Among Australia’s key cotton pests is the global insect nemesis of agriculture, Helicoverpa armigera.

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