Undertaking a life cycle assessment for livestock export industry

Project Code:  W.LIV.0352

Year of Published: 2011

The purpose of the study was to undertake a life cycle assessment for Australian live sheep and cattle export supply chains, to provide benchmarks for global warming, water and energy use, and eutrophication.

The purpose of the study was to undertake a life cycle assessment for Australian live sheep and cattle export supply chains, to provide benchmarks for global warming, water and energy use, and eutrophication. The report provides the live export industry with a comprehensive benchmark of its environmental performance and enables the industry to explore options for improving their environmental impact and investigate the environmental outcome of alternate commercial scenarios for supplying markets.

Keywords: Cattle, Sheep, On-board/transport, In-market, Domestic, Registered premises, Transport, Discharge, Feedlot, Farm, Lairage/ Point of slaughter, Fodder

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