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9 results for #animal-welfare

Pork
Animal technology
Research project

Pig Welfare and Pork Provenance

This project will develop a system where information from tags on individual pigs can be used to quickly identify and respond to animal health issues in commercial piggeries, and create a digital record to share information through the supply chain.
  • Funded by

    Food Agility Cooperative Research Centre (Food Agility CRC)

  • Project date

    1 Jul 2022 -
    30 Jun 2025

  • Research organisation

    Curtin University

Multiple industries
Beef cattle Sheep & lamb
Animal technology
Research project

Building faster and improved genetic evaluation tools and systems

This project will further amplify the cumulative and permanent genetic gains in the Australian red meat industry, investing in genetic evaluation of new traits such as methane output and novel measures of animal welfare and resilience, along with more specific measures of consumer acceptance and nutritional value traits.
  • Funded by

    Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA)

  • Project date

    30 Nov 2021 -
    1 Mar 2027

  • Research organisation

    University of New England (UNE)

Dairy
Multiple technology areas
Animal technology Input management
Research project

Observational Study for DSF

This short term project will provide supporting information and data from a previous study to underpin potential changes in selected goals and targets for the 2030 Australian Dairy Industry Sustainability Framework, in the areas of on-farm antimicrobial usage, soil nutrient management planning, and dairy herd culling.
  • Funded by

    Dairy Australia

  • Project date

    7 Sep 2021 -
    20 Dec 2021

  • Research organisation

    Dairy Australia

Beef cattle
Multiple technology areas
Animal technology Harvest technology Processing & packaging
Research project

The effect of lairage duration on carcase quality, yield and microbiological status

The purpose of lairage is to rest sheep and cattle prior to slaughter, to recover from loading and transport. This project will further develop the findings of a previous pilot study to determine if a shorter time in lairage improves carcase yield, meat quality and animal welfare at a commercial scale.
  • Funded by

    Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA)

  • Project date

    15 Jul 2021 -
    19 Mar 2023

  • Research organisation

    Bovine Dynamics

Multiple industries
Beef cattle Sheep & lamb
Research project

Exotic Disease Preparedness Review

The aim of this project is to review and provide editing recommendations on the AusVetPlan Enterprise Manual for Meat Processing. …
  • Funded by

    Australian Meat Processor Corporation (AMPC)

  • Project date

    4 Nov 2019 -
    2 Nov 2020

Eggs
Input management
Research project

Nutritional management of free range laying hens

Free range laying hens can be provided with the opportunity to access various structural areas including open floor space, feed …
  • Funded by

    Australian Eggs

  • Project date

    1 Jan 2016 -
    31 Dec 2019

  • Research organisation

    University of New England (UNE)

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