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Eggs
Research project

Sustainable feeds to optimise layers' productive life

This project investigates the impacts of several alternative protein ingredients including insect meals on laying performance, egg quality, and welfare …
  • Funded by

    Australian Eggs

  • Project date

    1 Oct 2023 -
    31 Mar 2027

  • Research organisation

    The University of Queensland (UQ)

Eggs
Research project

Egg GHG Calculator

The project will develop an easy-to-use, methodologically-sound calculator that provides producers with the means to quantify their carbon footprint (Scope 1, 2 &…
  • Funded by

    Australian Eggs

  • Project date

    31 Aug 2023 -
    26 Feb 2027

  • Research organisation

    Integrity Ag

Eggs
Research project

Characteristics of hens that pile

This project will monitor individual piling behaviour to identify subgroups of individuals that vary in their propensity to pile. A …
  • Funded by

    Australian Eggs

  • Project date

    29 Aug 2023 -
    30 Jul 2025

  • Research organisation

    The University of Melbourne

Eggs
Research project

Extension and communication strategies to improve biosecurity

This project will develop targeted biosecurity extension and communication strategies designed with stakeholder input and engagement across all sectors. Having …
  • Funded by

    Australian Eggs

  • Project date

    1 Jul 2023 -
    30 Jun 2024

  • Research organisation

    Queensland Department of Agriculture and Fisheries (QDAF)

Eggs
Research project

Egg Farming Systems Welfare Science Review

A review of the research to date on physiological and behavioural welfare indicators of hens in caged, barn and alternate …
  • Funded by

    Australian Eggs

  • Project date

    -
    1 Jul 2019

  • Research organisation

    Scolexia Pty Ltd

Eggs
Research project

Best Practice Lighting Management for Australian Layers

A review of lighting systems in hen housing facilities, to understand factors that can help boost flock productivity through optimising …
  • Funded by

    Australian Eggs

  • Project date

    -
    1 Sep 2018

  • Research organisation

    Livestock Welfare

Eggs
Research project

The economics of layer diet amino acid levels throughout lay

This report provides a comparison of using three different diet formulation strategies for layer diets. While least-cost diet formulation is …
  • Funded by

    Australian Eggs

  • Project date

    -
    22 Apr 2021

  • Research organisation

    University of New England (UNE)

Eggs
Input management
Research project

Updating grain AME data for NIR

Energy is the most expensive component of diet for laying hens. With feed accounting for approximately 65% of the cost of …
  • Funded by

    Australian Eggs

  • Project date

    15 Feb 2023 -
    19 Jan 2025

  • Research organisation

    Department of Primary Industries and Regions South Australia (PIRSA)

Eggs
Research project

Investigating improved rodent control strategies

Rodent control is critical for maintaining robust biosecurity in egg farms. In this project, the Research Organisation will consult with …
  • Funded by

    Australian Eggs

  • Project date

    1 Dec 2022 -
    7 Apr 2025

  • Research organisation

    The University of Adelaide (UA)

Eggs
Research project

Floor eggs data analysis and trials

The conditions contributing to floor egg production are poorly understood. By identifying these conditions targeted interventions can be used to …
  • Funded by

    Australian Eggs

  • Project date

    20 Oct 2022 -
    1 May 2026

  • Research organisation

    The University of Sydney (USYD)

Eggs
Research project

Investigating causes of Upper Respiratory Tract Infections (URTI)

Using an innovative next generation sequencing approach, this project will define and diagnose important upper respiratory diseases of laying hens, …
  • Funded by

    Australian Eggs

  • Project date

    17 Oct 2022 -
    30 May 2025

  • Research organisation

    The University of Melbourne

Eggs
Research project

Floor eggs survey.

Through literature review and producer interviews this project will identify management strategies that could potentially assist Australian egg producers who …
  • Funded by

    Australian Eggs

  • Project date

    4 Oct 2022 -
    23 Jun 2023

  • Research organisation

    Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)

Eggs
Research project

Alternative protein- rich feeds

Through desktop review and industry consultation, this project will identify suitable protein rich feed ingredients to include in Australian pig …
  • Funded by

    Australian Eggs

  • Project date

    7 Feb 2022 -
    15 Aug 2022

  • Research organisation

    The University of Queensland (UQ)

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