Productivity

Boost for Livestock Research

Recent anti-meat and dairy campaigns during January have prompted some debate within the farming sector on the long term future of the livestock sector, with the topic debated at the Oxford farming conference. The impact of “Veganuary” on meat consumption patterns remains unclear, however it is in developing markets where the greatest growth in consumption […]

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Lamb survival and group size

It is estimated that over 10 million lambs in Australia die each year within 48 hours of birth. These are worth over $700 million to the industry, not to mention an animal welfare concern; however on average lamb survival rates have not changed in 20 years. The Lamb Survival Initiative estimates that an extra lamb […]

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