The AgriFutures Australia Chicken Meat Program environment logo.Adequate water supplies of suitable quality is essential for breeding, growing and processing meat chickens.

The ‘Industry best practice manual for water quality management and sterilisation‘ is a key guide for all chicken farmers and processors.

Water-related research final reports and summaries for the chicken meat industry, funded by the AgriFutures Australia Chicken Meat Program, include:

Another key industry guide is the National water biosecurity manual poultry production (PDF, 1.83MB), a report commissioned by the Australian Government Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment, published in August 2009.

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