Schools & Contests

The Chook Book

The Chook Book is a 16-page online resource book for high school students. Jointly authored by PIANZ, the Egg Producers Federation and Starters & Strategies magazine, it offers up-to-date information on poultry farming in New Zealand and a number of questionnaire-based exercises.

Topics covered in The Chook Book include the history of poultry in New Zealand, an outline of meat chicken and layer hen farming, comparisons of different farming practices, the importance of good animal welfare, the nutritional value of poultry and eggs and poultry-specific tips about food safety A number of myths and fallacies about poultry farming are also debunked.

TheChookBook 2016 Student


The Teacher version of The Chook Book (with the answers) is obviously not posted publicly on this site 😉