Review of effluent spillage and animal welfare during livestock transport: a discussion paper

Project Code:  B.LIV.0126

Year of Published: 2009

The objectives of this project was to summarise current knowledge and opinion from stakeholders regarding livestock effluent spillage, livestock limb protrusion from livestock transport vehicles (road and rail) and provide recommendations to improve these issues.

The objectives of this project was to summarise current knowledge and opinion from stakeholders regarding livestock effluent spillage, livestock limb protrusion from livestock transport vehicles (road and rail) and provide recommendations to improve these issues.

The report recommends R&D projects are undertaken to advance a collaborative approach to effluent spillage across the industry and also outlines recommended maximum rail spacing measurements for livestock trailers.

Keywords: Cattle, Sheep, Goats, Dairy, Domestic, Transport, Other

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