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Dairy
Animal technologies
Research project

Clinical mastitis treatment decision tool

Optimising the management of a cow with clinical mastitis is crucial for the cow’s welfare, for ongoing milk production …

Dairy
Animal technologies
  • Led by

    Dairy Australia

  • Start date

    1 Mar 2021

  • Research organisations

    Charles Sturt University (CSU), The University of Sydney (USYD), University of Technology Sydney (UTS)

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Dairy
Animal technologies
Research project

Adapting to climate change on dairy farms

Climate change is a key sustainability risk for the Australian dairy industry. Australia is already the world's driest inhabited continent …

Dairy
Animal technologies
  • Led by

    Dairy Australia

  • Start date

    1 Jan 2021

  • Research organisation

    Dairy Australia

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Beef
Animal technologies
Research project

Animal welfare benefits of feedlot shade

PROJECT: Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA) and the Australian Lot Feeders’ Association(ALFA) have identified a need for an increase …

Beef
Animal technologies
  • Led by

    Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA)

  • Start date

    1 Oct 2020

  • Research organisation

    Murdoch University

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Multiple industries
Beef Cattle Lamb Sheep
Animal technologies
Research project

Livestock Advisor Updates: vaccination and pain relief

The use of vaccinations and pain relief products is a topic of particular interest to producers and advisors, and as …

Multiple industries
Beef Cattle Lamb Sheep
Animal technologies
  • Led by

    Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA)

  • Start date

    1 Oct 2020

  • Research organisation

    Charles Sturt University (CSU)

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Multiple industries
Lamb Sheep
Animal technologies
Research project

Fit to Join – Ewe Assessment Tools

To date most RDE&A has focused on improving ewe nutrition during pregnancy and management during lambing and weaning. …

Multiple industries
Lamb Sheep
Animal technologies
  • Led by

    Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA)

  • Start date

    1 Oct 2020

  • Research organisation

    Pinion Advisory Trust

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Lamb
Animal technologies
Research project

PGS Delivery Lifting Lamb Survival Tasmania

Profitable Grazing Systems (PGS) is an Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA) adoption program, which will drive measurable, improved business performance …

Lamb
Animal technologies
  • Led by

    Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA)

  • Start date

    15 Sep 2020

  • Research organisation

    Pinion Advisory Trust

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Beef
Animal technologies
Research project

Calf 48 hour – better detection of calving

This project aims to deliver the development and evaluation of the Calf Alert System, to create a process that enables …

Beef
Animal technologies
  • Led by

    Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA)

  • Start date

    22 Jun 2020

  • Research organisation

    Central Queensland University (CQU)

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Other rural industries
Animal technologies
Research project

FECPAC Validation for Use in Goats

This project will address validation of diagnostic methods for worm burdens in goats based on FECPAC, an internet connected, image …

Other rural industries
Animal technologies
  • Led by

    Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA)

  • Start date

    15 Jun 2020

  • Research organisation

    Dawbuts Pty Ltd

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Other rural industries
Animal technologies
Research project

The Thoroughbred Welfare Initiative

The Thoroughbred Welfare Aftercare Working Group (TAWWG) are experts who can review the current welfare landscape in the Australian thoroughbred …

Other rural industries
Animal technologies
  • Led by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Start date

    7 Jun 2020

  • Research organisation

    Thoroughbred Breeders Australia

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Beef
Automation
Research project

Automated Bunk Management – Commercial trial

Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA) and Manabotix have commercialised alidar-based bunk scanner (Australian Patent number: 2018203945) which is more precise and …

Beef
Automation
  • Led by

    Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA)

  • Start date

    1 Jun 2020

  • Research organisation

    Manabotix Pty Ltd

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Beef
Automation
Research project

Automated bunk management – ACC trial

Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA) and Manabotix have commercialised alidar-based bunk scanner (Australian Patent number: 2018203945) which is more precise and …

Beef
Automation
  • Led by

    Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA)

  • Start date

    1 Jun 2020

  • Research organisation

    Australian Country Choice Processing

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Beef
Automation
Research project

BunkBot lot feeder demonstration site

This project will support a demonstration the BunkBot for the lot feeding industry for a two-year period. The Meat and …

Beef
Automation
  • Led by

    Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA)

  • Start date

    1 Jun 2020

  • Research organisation

    Manabotix Pty Ltd

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Beef
Animal technologies
Research project

Effect of monensin on antimicrobial resistance of feedlot manure

This project will conduct a literature review on the effect of ionophores and bambermycins on antimicrobial resistance of the microbiome, …

Beef
Animal technologies
  • Led by

    Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA)

  • Start date

    1 Jun 2020

  • Research organisation

    The University of Adelaide (UA)

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Beef
Animal technologies
Research project

Evaluation of shade and shelter solutions

This project will evaluate the influence of unshaded, shaded and shelter on the health, welfare, performance and carcase characteristics from …

Beef
Animal technologies
  • Led by

    Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA)

  • Start date

    1 Jun 2020

  • 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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Beef
Research project

Animal welfare officers training delivery

This project is part of an ongoing annual program of workshops to deliver the knowledge and skills necessary for Animal …

Beef
  • Led by

    Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA)

  • Start date

    31 May 2020

  • Research organisation

    Paul Cusack & Jacqueline Cusack

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Beef
Research project

Animal welfare officers training delivery

This project is part of an ongoing annual program of workshops to deliver the knowledge and skills necessary for Animal …

Beef
  • Led by

    Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA)

  • Start date

    30 May 2020

  • Research organisation

    Jeff House Livestock

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Multiple industries
Beef Cattle Lamb Other rural industries Sheep
Research project

Animal Welfare Indicators for On-board Surveillance

This project will bring together a skills-based working group to refine the list of animal welfare indicators and develop a …

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

    LiveCorp

  • Start date

    15 May 2020

  • Research organisation

    Oliver & Doam Pty Limited

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Multiple industries
Beef Cattle Lamb Other rural industries Sheep Wool
Research project

Bushfire implications for livestock wellbeing

The purpose of this project is to investigate the impacts of bushfires on the health and welfare of livestock in …

Multiple industries
Beef Cattle Lamb Other rural industries Sheep Wool
  • Led by

    Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA)

  • Start date

    1 May 2020

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