R&D Report

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Upgrade of an Existing Mark II Cattle Restraining Box for Ritual Slaughter
Project Code:  B.LIV.0346

Year Published: 2010

The objective of the project was to review and upgrade the design of the prototype Mark II cattle restraining box for cattle from a varied weight range. The report identified and addressed two issues of the design and outlines recommended improvements.

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Investigating Mortality in Sheep and Lambs Exported through Adelaide and Portland
Project Code:  LIVE.0123

Year Published: 2010

The objective of this project was to determine the rate, causes and predisposing factors of mortality for live export sheep as well as the relative mortality risk for different lines of sheep.

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Best Practice Design of Crates For Livestock Export by Air
Project Code:  W.LIV.0261

Year Published: 2010

This project was developed to provide two mechanisms to benefit the air export segment of the livestock export industry. The report details the developed best practice document for stock crate design together with recommendations for a system of self regulation of stock crate design and manufacture to ensure the quality of stock crates.

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Analysis of Potential Feed Samples for the Indonesian Feedlot Industry and for Inclusion in Nutrition Models for Indonesian Cattle Feeding Systems
Project Code:  W.LIV.0373

Year Published: 2010

The purpose of this project was the analysis of feed samples collected by the Indonesian feedlot industry. The aim of the project was to examine the nutritive content and suitability for feedlot rations and assemble the information to build nutritional models applicable to Indonesian cattle production systems.

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Review of Mark III and development of a Mark IV Cattle Restraining Box
Project Code:  W.LIV.0374

Year Published: 2010

This project was undertaken to review the design of the Mark 3 cattle restraining box that resulted in the subsequent development of a new (Mark4) restraining box.

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Review of Stunning and Halal Slaughter
Project Code:  W.LIV.0383

Year Published: 2010

This paper addresses a number of issues surrounding the ritual slaughter of animals for the production of Halal food.

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South East Asia Cattle Feedlot Management Guides
Project Code:  Manual for South East Asian Cattle Feedlots - Bahasa
Manual for South East Asian Cattle Feedlots - English

Year Published: 2010

These manuals were designed to provide comprehensive information on husbandry and management practices for Australian cattle managed within south-east Asian feedlots as well as an overview of the live export process.

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Respiratory Heat and Moisture Generation of Goats and Deer - A Literature Review
Project Code:  B.LIV.0247

Year Published: 2009

The aim of this project was to recommend values for respiratory exchange and heat production of deer and goats that are appropriate for use in a project aimed at determining the ventilation requirements during transport via aircraft.

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Respiratory Disease of Export Cattle
Project Code:  B.LIV.0248

Year Published: 2009

This report outlines the findings of the literature review and industry consultation process related to feedlot Bovine Respiratory Disease (BRD). The report also outlines recommendations for future R&D to examine morbidity and mortality in cattle undergoing live export from Fremantle to the Middle East.

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Design of a Mark 3 Cattle Restraining Box Meeting Middle East Standards
Project Code:  B.LIV.0347

Year Published: 2009

The main objective of this project was the continuous improvement of the design of cattle equipment suitable for the slaughter of Australian cattle in overseas markets.

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