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AHA works with the chicken and egg industries to develop and implement national programs to safeguard the health of Australia’s chicken population.


See our Farm Biosecurity website for chicken industry biosecurity information and associated documents.

Chicken owners should use the National Farm Biosecurity Manual for Chicken Growers on their properties.


See emergency disease preparedness, including AUSVETPLANs for various diseases.

A National Salmonella Enteritidis Response Management Plan has been developed. View here.


Read about the development and progress of the Australian standards and guidelines for poultry on AHA’s Animal welfare standards website.

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Page reviewed: 03/02/2021