Investigation of ventilation efficacy on live sheep vessels

Project Code:  LIVE.0212

Year of Published: 2014

This study/project was undertaken to investigate the ventilation effects of specific vessels carrying sheep and goats from Australia following the completion of ‘Shipboard ventilation project’ that mainly focused upon ventilation efficacy on cattle vessels. The report presents risk management options in the shipment of sheep, lambs and goats and provides options for heat stress management planning.

This study/project was undertaken to investigate the ventilation effects of specific vessels carrying sheep and goats from Australia following the completion of ‘Shipboard ventilation project’ that mainly focused upon ventilation efficacy on cattle vessels. The report presents risk management options in the shipment of sheep, lambs and goats and provides options for heat stress management planning.

The data from the study was incorporated in the ‘Hot stuff’ software (version 2.1).

Keywords: Sheep, Goats, On-board/transport, Heat stress/Ventilation

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