Australian barley for layers: value and opportunity
Tim Walker / Poultry consultant, Sydney, Australia. Sponsored by AEGIC in the presentation of this paper.
IntroductionBarley ranks fourth in global cereal production after corn, wheat and rice. About 65% of the world’s barley produced is fed to animals, including poultry.Australia is a significant global producer of barley, ranking in the top five countries with about 5% of global production and is among the top three barley exporters accounting for about 30% of malt and 20% of feed barley trade...