R&D Report

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Salmonellosis Control and Best-Practice in Live Sheep Export Feedlots
Project Code:  LIVE.0112

Year Published: 2003

This study provides an overview of sheep feedlotting and the problem of salmonellosis within the Australian live export industry. The report outlines why the problem is occurring and long-term strategies to reduce the incidence of salmonellosis that include; the strategic use of sheds in paddock-based systems, increasing resistance to the Salmonella spp. organism and reducing the salmonella challenge within feedlots.

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Ringworm in Live Export Dairy Cattle
Project Code:  LIVE.0113

Year Published: 2003

This study was undertaken in response to incidences of ringworm in dairy cattle exported to China that resulted in economic losses for exporters and had the potential to disrupt the export of dairy cattle to China. The study identified the many fungi involved in ringworm infections and outlines the recommended treatments of choice and best practice disease control measures.

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Investigations into Reducing Odour Emissions from Partly Loaded Sheep Vessels Whilst in Port
Project Code:  LIVE.0213A

Year Published: 2003

As a result of complaints about odour emissions from livestock vessels in port, this study was commissioned to identify practical and cost-effective methods of reducing odour from partly loaded sheep vessel when in port. The report comprises a literature review and the benchmarking of baseline emission rates and outlines recommendations to reduce odour emissions of vessels when in port.

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Investigating Odour from Partly Loaded Sheep Vessels
Project Code:  LIVE.0213B

Year Published: 2003

This study was undertaken as part of the project entitled 'Investigations into Reducing Odour Emissions from Partly Loaded Sheep Vessels Whilst in Port’. The report outlines the findings of an indoor feeding trial designed to evaluate the effectiveness of four dietary treatments and five bedding additives in reducing ammonia and odour from sheep faeces and urine. The report recommended gypsum, zeolite and yucca be further tested on-board vessels.

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National Livestock Export Industry Shipboard Performance Report 2002
Project Code:  LIVE.0214

Year Published: 2003

This report provides summary information about mortalities in sheep and cattle during sea transport from Australia in 2002 to allow industry, government and others to monitor mortality trends in the live sheep and cattle trades.

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Minimising Mortality Risks During Export of Live Goats by Sea from Australia
Project Code:  LIVE.0215

Year Published: 2003

This report outlines risks associated with high mortality rates of goats during sea voyages from Australia. The report identifies the most important risks for mortalities, risk management principles and the recommended management practices of goats on-ship.

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Mortality and Morbidity Risk Factors for Livestock During Sea Transport from Australia
Project Code:  LIVE.0216

Year Published: 2003

This study analysed the existing causes of mortality and morbidity of cattle, sheep and goats within the livestock export industry.

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Investigating Premature Lactation in Pregnant Dairy Females
Project Code:  LIVE.0217

Year Published: 2003

This study was commissioned following the shipment of a consignment of dairy heifers that reported a high prevalence of heifers with distension of the mammary gland during a sea voyage. The report outlines the causes of udder distension that include feed and hormonal factors and outlines preventative measures as well as treatment measures for the condition.

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Investigating Current Best Practice in the Export of Beef Cows by Sea

Project Code: LIVE.207
Year Published: 2002

This trial was to investigate best practice for exporting mature cows by sea. It measured the performance of groups of cows treated in different ways and compared the results with a control group. The treatment options were developed after consultation with industry to obtain their opinions on the most likely measures that may lead to improvements in animal performance in both a welfare and commercial context.
 

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Evaluation and cost/benefit analysis of Rhinogard® vaccine in preventing Bovine Respiratory Disease in Export Cattle
Project Code:  LIVE.0111

Year Published: 2002

This report provides an overview of bovine respiratory disease (BRD), including the causes and impact of the disease and evaluates the vaccine (Rhinogard®). The report also outlines practice pre-shipment preparation, as well as on-board and post-arrival management of cattle.

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