imported 60 metric tons of chicken
meat. Imports are generally fully
retorted foods, such as canned chicken
meat, which has had prolonged
exposure to high temperatures while
in its container. Occasionally, small
amounts of frozen cooked chicken
meat have been imported from New
Zealand when exchange rates favor
such trade. No whole chickens or fresh
meat are imported.
Live birds cannot be imported.
Fertile eggs imported for breeding
purposes are brought through
quarantine facilities where they remain
until after hatching under constant
veterinary control until the birds are
nine weeks of age, whereupon they
are moved into secure breeding farms
well away from any other poultry.
in total. Increasingly, the bulk of chicken
meat exports have been made up of
frozen cuts and edible o;al.
Very little Australian chicken meat is
exported. This is in part due to high local
demand, and partly due to Australia’s
costs of production.
Healthy growth in poultry meat
PARTNER FOR SUPERIOR
SALMET has been manufacturing, since 1962, highly performing poultry equipment. The superior quality of the materials used,
combined with legendary German precision and craftsmanship, creates a product that guarantees long lasting and reliable
performance with minimum maintenance and low energy requirements. Prior to series production all SALMET products undergo
extensive field tests of function, reliability and efficiency. SALMET is a well worldwide known manufacturer of:
• Rearing cages (for day-old • Layer breeder cages
chicks and pullets) • Broiler cages
• Laying cages • Alternative (nest) systems
• Composting units • Manure drying tunnels