The AgriFutures Australia Chicken Meat Program health logo.Maintaining a high level of chicken health and welfare is a high priority for the Australian chicken meat industry. Research into disease management and control is an example of how industry is focusing its efforts to continually improve bird health.

Current and recently completed health-related research projects funded by the AgriFutures Australia Chicken Meat Program include:

The health of meat chickens is also closely linked to their nutrition, welfare, environment and biosecurity. Visit our nutrition, welfare, environment and biosecurity pages for more information.

To read more detailed information about chicken health management and disease visit the PoultryHub.