CRC for the Australian Poultry Industries funding


To provide funding to the CRC for Australian Poultry. Mission of the CRC: To enhance the competitiveness of the Australian egg and chicken meat industries and supporting industries through the application of strategic programs delivering cost-effectiveand socially responsible production of safe quality poultry products for domestic consumption and for emerging export markets.


Chicken Meat

Research Organisation

Australian Poultry CRC Pty Ltd

Objective Summary

CRC objectives: Sustainable production of chicken meat without reliance on antibiotics Development and timely commercialisation of new health products and improved diagnostic tools through the application of genomics-based biotechnologies A poultry industry with enhanced bird health and welfare standards, producing quality products in an efficient, sustainable production system Improved education and skills of staff at all levels of the industries.

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Project Start Date

Tuesday, July 1, 2003

Project Completion Date

Tuesday, June 1, 2010

National Priority

Frontier technologies for building and transforming Australian industries

National Priority

Improving competitiveness through a whole of industry approach

National Priority

CME-Improve chicken meat production through the whole supply chain