Calves: Projects

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Mortalities of cows and calves during hot dry seasons are a significant problem for north Australian beef businesses. Poor nutrition and environmental stress during pregnancy calving have been…
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Detection of maternal behaviours associated with suckling in beef cattle The ‘uSuckled’ project is investigating the ability to remotely monitor suckling events using devices (such as accelerometers, sound…
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The ‘Calf 48 hour’ project is evaluating and enhancing technologies to detect parturition events in cattle in order to improve diagnosis of causes of calf loss in extensive…
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Calf loss in northern Australian beef herds is a major problem confronting the productivity of business operations. In this BeefConnect webinar recording, join Tim Schatz (Principal Livestock Research…
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Introduction Calf loss is a major source of lost income for northern beef producers and it has been estimated that neonatal calf loss costs north Australian cattle producers…
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Calf loss is a major economic cost to beef cattle herds of northern Australia. In the treeless rangelands typical for the Northern Downs country type, a 6.7 percentage…
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The National wild dog action plan project developed a monitoring, evaluation and reporting (MER) framework to deal with the problem of wild dogs. Summary ​The monitoring, evaluation and…
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The Wild dog ecology, impacts and management in northern Australian cattle enterprises: a review with recommendations for RD&E investments project investigated the impact of wild dogs on the…
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Losses between confirmed pregnancy and weaning continue to be one of the most important problems confronting beef industries globally. Lane et al (2015) recently estimated that dystocia and…
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