“The industry has many good reasons to be proud of its achievements, including how chickens are raised and processed, the huge variety of products available to consumers, the importance and value of the industry to the economy and rural/regional Australia, R&D outcomes and that chicken is still a relatively inexpensive meat option.”

Chris Turner
Chief Executive Officer, Turi Foods Pty Ltd

9. References and sources

ABARES, 2010, Australian Commodity Statistics 2010, http://adl.brs.gov.au/data/warehouse/pe_abares99001762/ACS_2010.pdf

ABARES, 2011(a), Australian Commodities, March Quarter 2011, http://adl.brs.gov.au/data/warehouse/pe_abares99001790/AC11.1_March_part_1_REPORT.pdf

ABARES, 2011(b), Australian Commodities, September Quarter 2011, http://adl.brs.gov.au/data/warehouse/pe_A20110920.01/AC2011.V1.1_AgCommodities1.2.0_LR.pdf

ABS, 2010, Agricultural Commodities, Australia 2008–09 (cat. no. 7121.0), Summary report at http://www.ausstats.abs.gov.au/ausstats/subscriber.nsf/0/19233E61D9011EBCCA2576FF00186BB8/$File/71210_2008-09.pdf and online data cubes at

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