Established 1933
The Darwalla Group today grows
in excess of 28 million birds per year.

One of the largest Australian privately owned poultry producers.

Darwalla Group is the largest Queensland owned poultry producer. The Benfer Family commenced operations at Mt Cotton in 1933 and today grow in excess of 28 million live chickens per year throughout South East Queensland. Darwalla also own fifty percent of the Golden Cockerel processing and marketing operation based at Mt Cotton.

What started as a small family business has developed into an efficient, highly specialised operation, directly employing around 140 people, engaging several contractors, and supporting the employment of many more at the processing plants we supply.

We are a fully integrated poultry producer with breeding, hatching and growing facilities supported by feed milling, catching and transport operations. Our focus on quality and animal welfare, ensures that we are highly regarded within the industry Darwalla is proud to particiate in the RSPCA Approved Farming Scheme as a Producer.

Once processed Darwalla chickens are marketed extensively throughout Queensland and Eastern Australia. We are assured of our future by the ever increasing demand for highly nutritious poultry meat and our ongoing systems based approach to quality and efficiency.

Our Process

Fully integrated comprising feed mills, hatcheries, parent farms, broiler farms...

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All Darwalla birds are fed on a carefully balanced diet...

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We are committed to preventing the introduction of infectious disease agents to poultry.

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The Darwalla Group is a well established and progressive organisation...

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