Setting the welfare standard in cattle production

Setting the welfare standard in cattle production

DURING January 2016, the agricultural ministers of all Australian states and territories endorsed the...

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06 JUNE 2016
New sheep welfare standards endorsed

New sheep welfare standards endorsed

IN JANUARY, the Australian Animal Welfare Standards and Guidelines for Sheep were endorsed. What does...

Livestock General

30 MAY 2016
Taking the pain out of cattle production

Taking the pain out of cattle production

ANIMAL welfare concerns are a major issue for today's consumers, with recent Meat and Livestock Australia...

Livestock General

23 DECEMBER 2015
Pork CRC sow welfare breakthroughs

Pork CRC sow welfare breakthroughs

THE Pork CRC has just completed four years of its eight-year term under an agreement it has with the...

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20 JULY 2015
Animal welfare practices under microscope

Animal welfare practices under microscope

RESEARCH into animal welfare has gone to another level, with researchers beginning a series of sheep...

Livestock General

17 JUNE 2015
Loving life in a feedlot

Loving life in a feedlot

Feedlotting cattle raises a number of potential welfare issues, many of which have already been extensively...

Livestock General

22 OCTOBER 2014
Chicken litter machine improves animal welfare

Chicken litter machine improves animal welfare

WITH animal welfare an important issue for the agricultural industry, some farmers are moving towards...

Machinery General

05 SEPTEMBER 2014
Vet handbook app launched

Vet handbook app launched

ANIMAL welfare will be further improved with the launch of a vet handbook application.

Machinery General

23 MAY 2014
Meaty details of animal welfare to be investigated

Meaty details of animal welfare to be investigated

ANIMAL welfare is one of the most hotly debated topics in the country, with widespread Australian consumer...

Livestock General

14 MAY 2014
Mass sheep deaths confirmed

Mass sheep deaths confirmed

MORE than 4000 sheep died aboard an export ship to the Middle East in September, the Department of Agriculture...

Livestock General

17 JANUARY 2014
Chicken producers furious with RSPCA accreditation

Chicken producers furious with RSPCA accreditation

AUSTRALIAN chicken producers say they are the latest in a long line of farmers and industries to be the...

Livestock General

10 JANUARY 2014
Farm making false range-reared claims gets slap on wrist

Farm making false range-reared claims gets slap on wrist

A FARM that claimed its birds were range-reared when they were grown in commercial sheds with no access...

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27 NOVEMBER 2013