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Research & Trade FAQS


Does the Australian chicken meat industry undertake research?

AgriFutures Australia provides the research, development and extension for Australia’s chicken meat industry. A board of industry professionals provides guidance as to what research projects are undertaken.

AgriFutures current and completed research for our industry can be found at


Does Australia import chicken meat?

Almost all chicken meat consumed in Australia is grown domestically.  Less than 1 per cent of all chicken meat sold in Australia is imported, and only under strict protocols designed to protect Australia’s chickens from diseases.

Does Australia export chicken meat?

Most chicken meat produced in Australia is consumed domestically. Only a small amount of chicken is exported.