R&D Report

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Assessing the Welfare and Feeding Behaviour of Horned and Polled Sheep and Cattle During Live Export
Project Code:  B.LIV.0242

Year Published: 2007

This report provides an overview of the behaviour, welfare and management of sheep and cattle with and without horns and the mixing or segregation of horned and polled livestock during sea voyages.

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"Is It Fit To Export?" Guide
Project Code:  LIVE.124 Is it fit to export

Year Published: 2007

The ‘Is it fit to export?’ guide was designed to complement the Australian Standards for the Export of Livestock (ASEL) as a field guide to assist in the maintenance of high standards of animal health and welfare by illustrating some types of animal that should not be supplied for export.

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Developing Alternative Methods of Measuring Animal Welfare on Ships
Project Code:  LIVE.0222 V3

Year Published: 2007

This report describes the results of a study to identify potential welfare indicators for sheep and cattle transported by ship and amassed at pre-export assembly depots that can be used to measure less extreme welfare events.

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Upgrade of Biological Assumptions and Parameters used in the HotStuff Risk Management Model Version 2.3.
Project Code:  LIVE.0228

Year Published: 2007

The overall objective of this project was to update and validate the animal parameters in the ‘HotStuff’ model released in 2001. The report found additional data sets were consistent with the original heat stress data applied in the HS software and recommended a slight change to the heat stress threshold, mortality limit and coat factor for Bos taurus dairy (Friesian) cattle.

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Updating the Value of the Livestock Export Industry to Australia
Project Code:  LIVE.314

Year Published: 2007

This study provides a quantitative and qualitative assessment of the value of the livestock export industry to the Australian economy and the regional communities where the industry is conducted. It also includes an assessment of the impact a closure of live trade would have on the livestock industry across Australia.

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Developing a Livestock Export Market Outlook Service
Project Code:  LIVE.0317

Year Published: 2007

The study was commissioned by the Livestock Export Program (LEP) to provide access to accurate, independent and timely market intelligence to assist producers servicing the live export market to both; maximise profitability in the short to medium term, and to plan for the future.

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Stocking Density Review

Project Code: LIVE.233A
Year Published: 2006

An internal review document to review stocking density which lead to W.LIVE.253 Refining Stocking Densities.

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Investigating Mortality in Sheep and Lambs Exported through Adelaide and Portland - Literature Review
Project Code:  LIVE.123

Year Published: 2006

This Review of the literature examines mortality rates and causes of mortality that occur during the live sheep export process. Mortality rates for sheep exported live by sea have been shown to vary with time of year, port of loading and line and class of sheep. A progressive reduction has been observed in mortality since the industry began in the 1970s.

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Investigating Feed and Water Curfews for the Transport of Livestock Within Australia

Project Code: LIVE.122A
Year Published: 2006

This project was undertaken to:
(i) review the world literature on curfews (feed and water) as they apply to the land and sea transport of ruminant livestock within Australia
(ii) recommend suitable curfew times based on the scientific literature
(iii) recommend further research to optimise curfew recommendations.

The overall aim was to make recommendations on curfew regulations and practices that are based on science and the best available information.

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Identifying Live Animal Condition Scores for the Australian Livestock Export Industry
Project Code:  B.LIV.0120

Year Published: 2006

A review was conducted to identify the systems used around the world to assess the condition score of livestock and determine the most appropriate systems for the Australian livestock export industry that recognises animals that are too lean or too fat to travel.

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