0171 Poultry Farming (Meat)

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Australian and New Zealand Standard Industrial Classification (ANZSIC)
Reference period
2006 (Revision 2.0)

0171 Poultry Farming (Meat)

This class consists of units mainly engaged in raising poultry for production of meat or in hatching meat breed chicks. This class also includes the raising of game birds for meat or in hatching game birds for raising for meat.

Primary activities

  • Chicken farming (for meat)
  • Duck farming
  • Game bird farming
  • Goose farming
  • Poultry farming (for meat)
  • Poultry hatchery operation (meat breeds)
  • Turkey farming


Units mainly engaged in

  • farming poultry for the production of eggs or in hatching egg breed chicks are included in Class 0172 Poultry Farming (Eggs);
  • farming ostriches or emus are included in Class 0199 Other Livestock Farming n.e.c.; and
  • processing poultry meat are included in Class 1112 Poultry Processing
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