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Altona Gets Smart in Western Australia

by 5m Editor
6 April 2010, at 9:35am

AUSTRALIA - Altona Hatchery has selected Smart incubation technologies to refurbish its hatchery near Perth.

Western Australia's leading supplier of layer chicks, Altona Hatchery Pty Ltd, has selected Smart incubation technologies from Pas Reform for the refurbishment of its hatchery at Forrestfield, Perth.

The commission includes SmartSetTM setters, SmartHatchTM hatchers, a SmartCenterTM Hatchery Information System, egg transfer equipment and Hatchery Climate Control systems.

Established in 1942, Altona today supplies customers throughout Western Australia and the Northern Territories, with chicks from Hyline layer stock. The company operates its own breeder farm, hatchery and pullet grower farms under the direction of Peter Bell.


left to right: Henk Markhorst (Sales Director of Pas Reform Hatchery Technologies) and Peter Bell (Managing Director of Altona Hatchery) and Altona's management team