R&D Report

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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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Quantitative assessment of cattle behaviours on board livestock ships
Project Code:  W.LIV.0251

Year Published: 2009

This report details the results of a study investigating the behaviour of cattle during a commercial live
shipment from Australia to the Middle East. Behavioural observations were made of Bos taurus x
Bos indicus cattle. Point sampling was used to assess behaviour at 10 minute intervals throughout the first 10 days of the voyage and the behaviours recorded included number of animals lying down, standing, feeding,
drinking, physical interaction between the animals and self grooming (licking and rubbing).

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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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Electrolyte Supplementation of Export Cattle and Further Investigations in the Heat Stress Threshold of Sheep and Dairy Cattle
Project Code:  LIVE.0224 V1

Year Published: 2009

This study was conducted in an attempt to repeat the findings of the previous project entitled ‘Physiology of Heat Stress in Cattle and Sheep’ that reported a weight advantage of cattle supplemented with water based electrolytes.

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Quantitative Assessment of Cattle Behaviours Onboard Livestock Ships
Project Code:  W.LIV.0251

Year Published: 2009

The objective of this study was to utilise video footage of cattle taken as part of the previous project entitled ‘Assessing the Welfare and Feeding Behaviour of Horned and Polled Sheep and Cattle During Export’ to make an informed estimation as to the proportion of the day animals spend performing certain basic behaviours. The report details common behaviours exhibited during a voyage of cattle.

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Management of Bedding During the Livestock Export Process
Project Code:  W.LIV.0254

Year Published: 2009

In this study, the management of bedding on livestock export ships was reviewed and current practices were evaluated against existing literature from the intensive dairy, beef and equine industries and recommendations and guidelines for the management of bedding for cattle and sheep during the export of livestock by sea were developed. The report also identifies areas where further research, development and extension opportunities exist.

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National Livestock Export Industry Shipboard Performance Report 2008
Project Code:  W.LIV.0260

Year Published: 2009

This report provides summary information about mortalities in sheep and cattle during sea transport from Australia in 2008 to allow industry, government and others to monitor mortality trends in the live sheep and cattle trades.

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The Australian Livestock Export Industry

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