Video ACMF: Farm visit

TLF ID M016058

This resource is a web page providing information about commercial chicken meat farming in Australia. It explains that meat chickens are not raised in cages but are kept in large barns, and provides a link to further information on the different farming systems used in growing meat chickens. The resource features a film clip that describes a visit to a conventional meat chicken farm and shows what happens inside a typical chicken shed with its thousands of chickens, automated processes and biosecurity safeguards. The resource is provided on the Australian Chicken Meat Federation website.

Educational details

Educational value
  • This is a useful resource that supports the science curriculum for years 7 and 8, particularly for the content descriptions in Science as a Human Endeavour referring to science and technology contributing to finding solutions to a range of contemporary issues; and science understanding influencing the development of practices in areas of human activity such as agriculture.
  • This would be a useful resource for design and technologies Knowledge and Understanding, particularly for the content description in Food and Fibre Production for years 7 and 8 that refers to analysing how food and fibre are produced when designing managed systems.
Year level

7; 8

Learning area
  • Science
  • Design and technologies
  • Technologies
  • Design

Other details

  • Contributor
  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organization: Education Services Australia
  • Description: Data manager
  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
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  • Copyright Holder
  • Name: Australian Chicken Meat Federation Inc
  • Organization: Australian Chicken Meat Federation Inc
  • URL:
  • Publisher
  • Name: Australian Chicken Meat Federation Inc.
  • Organization: Australian Chicken Meat Federation Inc.
  • Description: Publisher
  • URL:
  • Resource metadata contributed by
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL:
Access profile
  • Unknown
Learning Resource Type
  • Video
  • Text
  • Copyright © 2013 Australian Chicken Meat Federation Inc. Provided all acknowledgements are retained, this material may be used, reproduced and communicated free of charge for non-commercial educational purposes within Australia and in overseas schools where the Australian curriculum is taught.