Looking for useful links and information?
Useful links for apps
Hatchabatch is a free app for egg incubation tracking and information and is useful for using an egg incubator. The Hatchabatch app is intended for information and educational use only. It is available for download to iPhone and Android phones.
Facebook useful links
Bellsouth Poultry Equipment for those seeking the latest information and posts from Bellsouth on farm related poultry supplies.
Bellsouth Facebook page with the “Get Real, Get Chooks” theme is for hobby related and backyard poultry interests.
Useful poultry equipment related links for YouTube
Bellsouth YouTube has a range of videos ranging for instructional use and general information on poultry related products like cleaning a vaccinator or how to use a Bellsouth 100 egg incubator.
Useful Links for local sites
Specialist breed informaton is best attained by joining a local poultry club. In general. poultry clubs are in the outer suburbs and country areas. Listings of clubs and associations are available online and in the Australasian Poultry Magazine regular listings.
The Australian Egg Corporation Limited (AECL) or Australian Eggs is an Industry Services Body (ISB) or provider of marketing and Research & Development (R&D) services for the benefit of all stakeholders, principally egg producers.
Backyard Poultry forum http://www.australianpoultryforum.com/
Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) is a statutory authority in the Australian Government Health portfolio. FSANZ develops food standards for Australia and New Zealand.
Useful Links for Research & Development
Poultry Hub for students and educators on poultry production www.poultryhub.org
Agrifutures Chicken Meat Program (was RIRDC) with topics spanning nutrition, litter, useful projects and more … www.rirdc.gov.au/rural-industries/chicken-meat
Useful Links on Biosecurity
The Australian Government Department of Agriculture and Water Resources has information and key information on biosecurity for the poultry industry www.daff.gov.au/animal-plant-health/pests-diseases-weeds/biosecurity/animal_biosecurity/bird-owners/poultry_biosecurity_manual
Useful Links for International websites and articles
Avian Advice based on US data and environment
The Merck Vet Manual has a dedicated poultry section.
International articles on genetics, eggs, meat, nutrition and health at http://www.poultryworld.net/
Virtual Chicken is a 3-D animation of the reproductive system of a hen, showing the formation of an egg as it passes through the oviduct. Viewers will see and explore the oviduct and follow the path of the egg.
Zootecnica International is a monthly journal specialised in Poultry Science and Breeding Technology.