R&D Report

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Decreasing Shipboard Ammonia Levels by Optimising the Nutritional Performance of Cattle and the Environment On Ship during Live Export
Project Code:  LIVE.0202

Year Published: 2004

This study was undertaken to investigate reducing on-board ammonia levels through manipulating the nutritional composition of the diets of cattle. A series of feeding experiments were conducted to understand the effects of diet on animal performance, urinary nitrogen excretion and urinary pH. The reported details the effect of high ammonium levels of cattle health and recommends diet compositions to reduce ammonium levels.

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Physiology of Heat Stress in Cattle and Sheep
Project Code:  LIVE.0209

Year Published: 2004

This study was undertaken to define the physiology of clinical heat stress in cattle and sheep within an animal house through monitoring changes in body temperature, feed and water intake, respiratory and heart rates, and acid-base and electrolyte balance.

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Determining Critical Atmospheric Ammonia Levels for Cattle, Sheep and Goats - A Literature Review
Project Code:  LIVE.0218

Year Published: 2004

The report details a literature review of the effects of atmospheric ammonia production on animal health and performance in livestock ships and feedlots and recommends the critical level of atmospheric ammonia for livestock being transported by sea be set at 25 ppm.

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National Livestock Export Industry Shipboard Performance Report 2003
Project Code:  LIVE.0220

Year Published: 2004

This report provides summary information about mortalities in sheep and cattle during sea transport from Australia in 2003 to allow industry, government and others to monitor mortality trends in the live sheep and cattle trades.

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Characteristics and Volume of Effluent Produced by Livestock Vessels
Project Code:  LIVE.0221

Year Published: 2004

The report details the findings of a desktop study that investigated the nature, composition and volume of effluent produced by livestock ships. The report also compared effluent originating from livestock vessels with effluent from passenger ships.

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Live Export R&D Strategic Plan 2003
Project Code:  LIVE.310

Year Published: 2003

To date live export Research and Development (R&D) has served the industry by focusing on immediate needs.

This plan (2003) sets out an R&D investment strategy for achieving industry excellence.

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Review of Heat Stress Risk Management Proposal

Project Code: LIVE.305A
Year Published: 2003

These two reports were independent reviews to analyse and determine whether the heat stress risk management proposal is sound, practical and achievable from a technical perspective and veterinary perspective.
 

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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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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 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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The Australian Livestock Export Industry

LiveCorp works closely with industry stakeholders to continuously improve performance in animal health and welfare, supply chain efficiency and market access through the provision of technical services and research, development and extension (RD&E).
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