The AgriFutures Chicken Meat Program collaborated with Poultry Hub and Australian Eggs to bring the Chook Chat Shack to life at the biannual Poultry Information Exchange.
The ‘Shack’ provided a space for conference attendees to learn about the latest poultry research, development and extension (RD&E) activities and connect with industry experts.
AgriFutures™ Chicken Meat Program Development Officer, Dr Kylie Hewson said the Shack collaboration offered an opportunity to talk about latest research with key stakeholders and highlight the impact of the program.
“I really enjoyed being in the space that we’d created collectively between the poultry RD&E organisations. It was great to have lots of people, industry and researchers, coming into the Shack to meet, learn and discuss poultry RD&E,” said Dr Hewson.
“It’s through this type of engagement that great RD&E outcomes are achieved for the poultry industries. I look forward to creating the space again at the next PIX and making it even better.”
Outside the Chook Chat Shack the conference featured an impressive line-up of experts presenting on the latest research and industry priorities. AgriFutures™ Chicken Meat Program researchers featured heavily in the program, talking about projects focused on cooling sprinklers, welfare, Nuffield tours and more.