Australian Agricultural Nutrition Consulting

Integrated Pork Operations / Pork Supply Chains

1.) Nutritional Services

  • Ration formulation based on maximum profit and least carcass cost system
  • Feed commodity selection, quality assurance, handling, processing and storage
  • Agronomic advice for cropping programs
  • Selection of feed mixing and handling equipment
  • Nutritional audits
  • Performance evaluation and computer simulation of performance, using industry modeling programs.
  • Gross margin analysis
  • Stockfeed mills - least cost diet formulation and commodity purchasing advice
  • Feed process engineering - pellet manufacture, feed sterilisation
  • Specialist feed processing


2.) Veterinary Management Services

  • Comprehensive health management advisory service
  • Advice on livestock husbandry and micro-climate management 
  • Advice on sourcing and supply of veterinary pharmaceuticals, vaccines, parasitides and approved feed additives.  Advice on vaccination schedules for integrated pork operations
  • Biosecurity plan development and comprehensive implementation; including assistance in developing government porcine biosecurity action plans in accordance with EU and relevant government veterinary services
  • Monitoring of herd health, including epidemiological studies
  • Advice on best practice animal welfare strategies
  • Advice on traceability systems and management.


3.) Project Management - Piggeries and Processing Plants

  • Piggery design and construction advice including compliance with local government and environmental regulations.
  • Pork processing plants - design and construction advice; quality assurance
  • Feasibility Studies and financial modelling for banking and investment purposes
  • Commissioning of new projects
  • Comprehensive economic analysis and investment advice


4.) Marketing and Supply Chain Management

  • Complete supply chain supporting services, including marketing and management advice and supply chain audits.  This includes analysis of product mix, margin mix analysis and maximum profit analysis.
  • Retail product value adding, packaging and marketing to supermarket, hotel and restaurant trades
  • Product traceability systems


5.) Quality Management and Auditing Services

  • Piggeries, processing plants, value adding factories
  • Stockfeed mills
  • QA Manual / HACCP Plan / Traceability / Biosecurity Plan development and auditing
  • Standard Operating Procedures and Work Instructions, staff training and auditing
  • Plant hygiene standards and auditing
  • Storage and handling of chemicals
  • QA programs for companies seeking export approval for European Union or other countries


6.) Environmental Management Plans & Project Development Applications

  • Environmental Management Plans; Site Based Management Plans
  • Project Development Applications - in accordance with regulatory authority requirements
  • Site selection feasibility studies, soil type suitability, ground water impact assessment, receptor analysis, feed supply, market access, biosecurity provisions
  • Design of effluent and waste water management systems
  • Options for best practice utilisation and disposal of effluent, waste water and solid wastes
  • Soil profile, groundwater and surface water nutrient monitoring