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Beef Cattle Dairy Lamb Pasture, fodder & feed
Organisation

Australian Livestock Exporters' Council (ALEC)

The Australian Livestock Exporters’ Council (ALEC) is a member-based, peak industry body representing Australia’s livestock export sector. ALEC is …

Multiple industries
Beef Cattle Dairy Lamb Pasture, fodder & feed
  • Location

    Australia

  • Organisation type

    Industry body

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Multiple industries
Beef Cattle Dairy Other rural industries
Organisation

LiveCorp

The Australian Livestock Export Corporation (LiveCorp) is the service provider and rural research and development corporation for Australia’s livestock …

Multiple industries
Beef Cattle Dairy Other rural industries
  • Location

    Australia

  • Organisation type

    Research funding body

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Other rural industries
Animal technologies
Research project

A national approach to improving the capacity of the goat milk industry

Development of an industry resource for the commercial goat milk production sector, addressing topics of purchasing and building the herd (…

Other rural industries
Animal technologies
  • Led by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Start date

    1 May 2017

  • Research organisation

    New South Wales Department of Primary Industries (NSW DPI)

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Aquaculture
Animal technologies
Research project

Harvest and slaughter methods for farmed Barramundi to minimise fish stress and achieve premium market quality and improved fish welfare outcomes

Current practices for slaughter of farmed Barramundi use ice slurry. The industry has undertaken preliminary research to understand impacts of …

Aquaculture
Animal technologies
  • Led by

    Fisheries Research and Development Corporation (FRDC)

  • Start date

    7 Jul 2019

  • Research organisation

    Queensland Department of Agriculture and Fisheries (QDAF)

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Multiple industries
Beef Cattle Lamb Sheep
Animal technologies
Research project

Managing ammonia emissions and pad moisture

For livestock being exported by sea, the number of animals in a pen, the condition of their bedding, and the …

Multiple industries
Beef Cattle Lamb Sheep
Animal technologies
  • Led by

    LiveCorp

  • Start date

    15 May 2019

  • Research organisation

    University of New England (UNE)

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Beef
Animal technologies
Research project

Graded levels of woodchip during wet feedlot conditions

This project researched the effects of woodchip bedding on feedlot cattle performance, animal health and welfare, dag score, pre-slaughter washing …

Beef
Animal technologies
  • Led by

    Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA)

  • Start date

    1 Apr 2018

  • Research organisation

    University of New England (UNE)

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Beef
Animal technologies
Research project

Evaluation of the benefits of shade for cattle feedlots

This project will evaluate the economic and animal welfare benefits of shade for feedlot cattle in a West Australian feedlot. …

Beef
Animal technologies
  • Led by

    Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA)

  • Start date

    1 Jun 2020

  • Research organisation

    Murdoch University

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Multiple industries
Beef Cattle
Animal technologies
Research project

Central Australian Self Herding (CASH)

The purpose of this Producer Demonstration Site is to demonstrate the range of benefits that Self Herding can bring to …

Multiple industries
Beef Cattle
Animal technologies
  • Led by

    Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA)

  • Start date

    30 Mar 2020

  • Research organisation

    RTM

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Multiple industries
Beef Cattle
Animal technologies
Research project

Risk factors, treatment and prevention options for pink eye disease in cattle

Pinkeye can cause permanent blindness, impacting reproduction rates, workplace health and safety, and animal welfare. This project will estimate the …

Multiple industries
Beef Cattle
Animal technologies
  • Led by

    Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA)

  • Start date

    1 Aug 2018

  • Research organisation

    The University of Sydney (USYD)

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Research project

Validation & optimisation of the AWI Smart tag

This project proposes to validate the setting configurations for the AWI SMART Tag to predict sheep behaviour and location through …

  • Led by

    Australian Wool Innovation (AWI)

  • Start date

    31 Jul 2018

  • Research organisation

    University of New England (UNE)

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Beef
Research project

Target Review of NFAS

This project constitutes the first periodic review of the National Feedlot Accreditation Scheme (NFAS). The aim of the review is …

Beef
  • Led by

    Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA)

  • Start date

    18 Dec 2019

  • Research organisation

    Schuster Consulting Group Pty Ltd

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Wool
Animal technologies
Research project

Development of footrot vaccine best practice

This project, to investigate a new multivalent vaccine formulation, provided valuable insights into best management practice of footrot, helping woolgrowers …

Wool
Animal technologies
  • Led by

    Australian Wool Innovation (AWI)

  • Start date

    2 Jul 2018

  • Research organisation

    The University of Sydney (USYD)

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Beef
Research project

Adjacent paddock feeding discussion paper

The increasing use of areas adjacent to feedlots for backgrounding and pre-feeding preparation of feeder cattle has the potential to …

Beef
  • Led by

    Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA)

  • Start date

    7 Feb 2020

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Poultry
Research project

Undertake a comparative analysis of state legislation.

The goal of this project is to undertake a full, comprehensive, comparative analysis of the National Standards and Guidelines, and …

Poultry
  • Led by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Start date

    14 Jun 2019

  • Research organisation

    Rosetta Management Consulting Pty Ltd

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Multiple industries
Beef Cattle Lamb Other rural industries Sheep
Data and AI
Research project

Data Pipeline & LIVEX Collect Technology

This project aims to expedite and refine the smartphone app (LIVEX Collect) and training materials that have been developed as …

Multiple industries
Beef Cattle Lamb Other rural industries Sheep
Data and AI
  • Led by

    LiveCorp

  • Start date

    15 Nov 2018

  • Research organisation

    Business Strategic Management Group

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Animal technologies
Research project

Validation of pulse oximeters in sheep

Barber’s Pole Worm (BPW) is a blood feeding intestinal worm of sheep that can cause significant productivity losses and …

Animal technologies
  • Led by

    Australian Wool Innovation (AWI)

  • Start date

    4 Mar 2019

  • Research organisation

    Dawbuts Pty Ltd

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Multiple industries
Beef Cattle Lamb Other rural industries Sheep
Input management
Research project

Identifying opportunities for continued improvements to the on-board live export feed ration

Providing the correct quality and quantity of fodder and feed to livestock during export voyages is a significant and fundamental …

Multiple industries
Beef Cattle Lamb Other rural industries Sheep
Input management
  • Led by

    LiveCorp

  • Start date

    12 Feb 2018

  • Research organisation

    Global Livestock Solutions

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Lamb
Animal technologies
Research project

PGS Feeder Optimising irrigated clover

Profitable Grazing Systems (PGS) is one of Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA)’s adoption programs, which will drive measurable, improved …

Lamb
Animal technologies
  • Led by

    Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA)

  • Start date

    17 Jan 2020

  • Research organisation

    Macquarie Franklin Pty Ltd

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Wool
Multiple technology areas
Automation Robotics
Research project

Development of a Smart Shearing Handpiece

Shearing handpieces have remained relatively unchanged since mechanisation. This investment will examine the opportunity to design smarter handpieces that incorporate …

Wool
Multiple technology areas
Automation Robotics
  • Led by

    Australian Wool Innovation (AWI)

  • Start date

    18 Nov 2019

  • Research organisation

    4c Design

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