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Milling, poultry sectors gather at Gold Coast conference + PICS

by Henry Wells, 04 June 2018

REPRESENTATIVES from the poultry and grain-milling sectors have gathered at the Gold Coast for the biennial Poultry Information Exchange (PIX) and Australasian Milling Conference (AMC).

The theme for this year’s conference is ‘Supply Chain Opportunities – Farmers to Consumers’, which has attracted speakers and delegates from overseas and across Australia.

The two-day program being held at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre covers chicken meat, egg production, and free-range and organic poultry farming, as well as flour and feed milling.

Grant Boal, Tristan Reid, Peter Mouy and Scott Bowen are among the Riverina Australia contingent at PIX/AMC 2018.

Catching up at a break at PIX/AMC 2018 are Scolexia’s Sharon Martion, CCD Animal Health’s Fiona Selleck and Alison Leary, Dox-Al Italy’s Ricardo Communod, and Ruakura’s Julian Young.

Enjoying a break at PIX/AMC 2018 at the Gold Coast are poultry producer John Elks, Woodlands, Emerald Grain’s Andrew Jurgs, and Ridley Australia’s Ian Fairbairn.

Among the interstate delegates at PIX/AMC 2018 are LPC Trading’s Brett and Alex-Kate Langfield, Bendick Murrell, and Narelle and Bede Burke from Glenwarrie Partnership, Tamworth. Bede is also a director of Australian Eggs Ltd.

Running Creek Farms poultry delegates Ken, Rhett, Doug and Christina Phipps with Darwalla Group’s Louisa Aldridge.

National Stock Feed Manufacturers’ Council of Australia (SFMCA) president David Bray (second from left) of Darwalla Group is pictured with (from left) Ingham’s delegates Richard Sevil, who is also NSW president of the SFMCA, Graeme Dillon, Anne-Marie Mooney and Michael Harmes at PIX/AMC 2018.

Poultry industry delegates Cordina Farms’ David Parrott and Baiada’s Glenn Taylor at PIX/AMC 2018.

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