Investigating current best practice in the export of beef cows by sea

Year of 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.

Keywords: Cattle, On-board/transport, Transport, Mortalilty, Breeding

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