Overview of ProTen

ProTen is the leading broiler chicken farm developer and operator in Australia.  ProTen owns and operates a total of 561 poultry sheds across 47 broiler farms strategically located in New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia and Western Australia. 

ProTen's existing Farms have the capacity to produce up to 133 million broiler chickens per year.  This represents approximately 19% of Australia's annual broiler chicken production. 

ProTen's aim is to be the market leader in the design, construction, and operation of broiler chicken farms in Australia.  ProTen attributes a great deal of its past success to the adoption and implementation of a continuous improvement culture that encourages employees and other stakeholders to share new ideas and improved practices.

Our Beginnings

ProTen started with one man and one shed in Halcombe, New Zealand in 1987 - Max Bryant. Starting in 1995 Max was the principal behind the establishment of a number of  additional farms in New Zealand.

ProTen was formed in 2001 with the amalgamation of seven of these farms.

Max Bryant established first growing shed in NZ with 23,000 bird capacity.
Regional NZ farm construction - supply to Tegel New Zealand.
ProTen Ltd established to consolidate broiler farms.
ProTen entered Australia.
Farms in NZ divested and capital redeployed in Australia.
Company migrated to Australia and listed shares on the NZ "Unlisted" market.
ProTen triples in size via organic growth.
ProTen acquires a 32-shed farm in South Australia.
ProTen acquires a 28-shed farm in South Australia.
ProTen acquires the RFM Poultry business in NSW and Victoria.
ProTen acquires the HHG Group Poultry business in Victoria.
ProTen acquires the Western Riverlands Poultry business in Western Australia.