AgriFutures Chicken Meat RD&E
Mycopesticides - trials towards a potential control option for darkling beetles in poultry sheds

Mycopesticides - trials towards a potential control option for darkling beetles in poultry sheds

February 3, 2021

In this episode, we talk with Steven Rice from the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries Queensland, about his research on using mycopesticides to treat darkling beetles (lesser mealworm) in meat chicken sheds.

Progress towards reduced crude protein broiler diets

Progress towards reduced crude protein broiler diets

January 15, 2021

In this episode, Dr Peter Selle from the Poultry Research Foundation with The University of Sydney, talks about his research into reduced crude protein diets and the importance of the essential amino acid threonine.

Reduced crude protein diets – why bother?

Reduced crude protein diets – why bother?

January 15, 2021

Reducing the amount of crude protein in poultry diets has many benefits. In this episode, Dr Peter Selle from the Poultry Research Foundation, within the University of Sydney, talks about some of these benefits. 

Controlling rodents on poultry farms in Australia

Controlling rodents on poultry farms in Australia

January 15, 2021

In this episode, we speak with Alex Howard from the South Australian Research and Development Institute, Department of Primary Industries, about why it is important to alter your control methods depending on the type of rodent you have on your poultry farm. 

Novel control options for rodents on poultry farms

Novel control options for rodents on poultry farms

January 15, 2021

In this episode, we speak with Alex Howard (South Australian Research and Development Institute, Department of Primary Industries) specifically about new and different options currently available for rodent control or new options being researched. 

Mass disposal for poultry industries

Mass disposal for poultry industries

January 14, 2021

In this episode, we speak with Dr Rod Jenner on his mass disposal project and why it is of particular importance for Australia's poultry industries.  

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