GonaCon trial in bull calves

The GonaCon™ trial in bull calves investigated the efficacy of the immunocontraceptive vaccine GonaCon to:

  1. induce antibodies against the key reproductive hormone gonadotrophin releasing hormone (GnRH) in bull calves, and
  2. suppress testicular growth longer-term.

For more information about this trial, please read the final report summary and download the final report (B.AWW.0241) (PDF, 462KB) from the Meat & Livestock Australia website.

When: 1 August 2014 to 30 October 2015

Contact: Michael J. D’Occhio

Collaborator: University of Sydney