Training and extension for the Chicken Meat Industry

The State of Queensland acting through the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries

  • Project code: PRJ-011920

  • Project stage: Closed

  • Project start date: Sunday, October 20, 2019

  • Project completion date: Tuesday, October 31, 2023

  • Journal Articles From Project: Webinars applauded by the chicken meat industry during the pandemic Rural Extension & Innovation Systems (Issue: 18 (1) on 23/12/2022), What's hatching in training and extension in the Australian chicken meat industry Animal Science in Australia (Issue: 34 on 1/7/2022)

  • National Priority: CME-Chicken Meat Extension


The AgriFutures Chicken Meat Program identified extension and training as two key priorities to support the growth and development of the Chicken Meat Industry. The purpose of this project is to enhance the adoption of research and development projects by delivering targeted extension resources and activities to industry. The project will also identify industry training needs and pull together relevant training opportunities for industry across all areas of the production chain.


Chicken Meat

Research Organisation

The State of Queensland acting through the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries

Objective Summary

The objectives of this project include: 1. Providing on-going extension services to the chicken meat industry and research community. This includes reviewing new projects to identify suitable end user engagement and extension activities to improve adoption. 2. Identifying industry training needs and scope training programs and resources currently available and identify training opportunities. As well as developing a national training framework based on industry requirements.