Boost for Livestock Research

Improving the productivity of livestock in developing countries will have a number of benefits, firstly by helping to meet the increasing global demand for animal protein, helping to alleviate poverty in developing countries, and also to reduce greenhouse gas emissions per unit of animal protein produced.


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 […]