Influence of Pre-delivery Management on Livestock Performance: Desk Top Study

Project Code:  LIVE.104A

Year of Published: 2001

This project examined the effect of livestock management during the pre-embarkation on animal performance throughout the remainder of the export process with a specific focus on management at the farm of origin to discharge at registered premises for both sheep and cattle.

This project examined the effect of livestock management during the pre-embarkation on animal performance throughout the remainder of the export process with a specific focus on management at the farm of origin to discharge at registered premises for both sheep and cattle.

The desktop study incorporated a review of literature and industry standards together with a survey and identified key on-farm and transport factors associated with morbidity and mortality of livestock within the industry. The report outlines best practice recommendations to improve livestock management and animal health and welfare outcomes.

Keywords: Cattle, Sheep, On-board/transport, Domestic, Disease, Registered premises, Transport

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