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Brownes cleans up at annual Dairy awards
12/08/13 - WA’s oldest Dairy, Brownes has taken home 23 individual awards at the Royal Agricultural Society Dairy Awards.
New Zealand chicken gains SPCA approval
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.
AACo’s announces resignation of CEO
02/08/13 - AACo is now searching for a new CEO as David Farley who has held the position over the past four years, announced that he will be stepping down.
Aussie beef exports to hit 1m tonnes this year
31/07/13 - Despite the tough times beef producers up north are experiencing, Australia's beef industry overall is poised for a good year.
Tasmania halts plans for free-range labelling initiative
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
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.
Wine by-product offers hope to starving cattle
23/07/13 - Tarac Technologies, a wine industry processor in Griffith, Southern NSW has produced surplus grape marc which could be used to provide emergency feed for cattle.
PETA wants egg farmer to experience battery hen conditions
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.
Rudd says live cattle quota will be determined by Indonesia
16/07/13 - Prime Minister Kevin Rudd has placed the ball in Indonesia’s court regarding live cattle quotas.
Salmonella scare could see rare chickens slaughtered
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.
ACCC will not investigate JBS Swift over abandoned abattoir
15/07/13 - An ACCC investigation requested by Tasmanian Greens senator Peter Whish-Wilson into JBS Swift’s refusal to sell its abandoned abattoir on King Island will not be going ahead.
Inglewood chicken farm goes into receivership
Supplier news
11/07/13 - Inglewood Farms, the nation’s largest organic chicken producer has entered into receivership.

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