Australia’s Talking Oysters – Episode 5

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Bruce Zippel Watch Bruce’s segment On behalf of Oysters Australia, I would like to sincerely thank Rachel King for her time as our Executive Officer and as you may be aware Rachel has resigned from that position and is now moving on to bigger and better things in the future. I would like to congratulate […]

Ep 1 Australia’s Talking Oysters: Richard Barrie

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Survey of Foodborne Viruses in Australian Oysters Richard Barrie, Nambucca Oysters, Nambucca River, NSW Skip to 3:57 for Richard’s Section Richard’s Transcript Hi, I’m Richard Barrie, farming on the Nambucca River. About a year, 12 months month without a flood  . .  long may it continue! And now a little drop of rain. Norovirus may […]

Ep 1 Australia’s Talking Oysters: Juliet Corish

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Port Stephens oyster deaths Juliet Corish, NSW DPI Biosecurity Skip to 1:51 for Juliet’s section Juliet’s Transcript The NSW Department of Primary Industries Biosecurity experts are continuing to investigate mortalities in farmed Pacific oysters in the Port Stephens estuary. Significant efforts are being made by animal health professionals at the Department’s Elizabeth Macarthur Agricultural Institute […]

Ep 1 Australia’s Talking Oysters: Matt Cunningham

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POMS resistance breeding update Matt Cunningham, General Manager ASI Skip to 3.00 for Matt’s section Matt’s Transcript Late last year we ran a field challenge in the Georges River with Year Class 2012 spat. In this trial we had mortality rates ranging from 20-80% which means we get really good genetic information. In the hatchery […]