The Feedlot bedding study followed on from the scoping study, Bedding material use in cattle feedlots (B.FLT.0379 ) and investigated pen surface amendments and assessed the impacts of bedding materials such as wood chips and straw on the health and welfare of lot fed cattle, as well as environmental and workplace safety outcomes in Australian cattle feedlots. For more information please read the final report summary or download the final report (B.FLT.0237) (PDF, 13.7 MB) or (B.FLT.0379) (PDF, 4.7 MB) from the Meat & Livestock Australia website.

When: 24 January 2014 to 15 November 2014

Contact: PJ Watts, MJ Yan, TJ Sullivan, MM Luttrell, RJ Davis and OB Keane

Collaborator: FSA Consulting