University of New England - 2 PhD Opportunities - Live Export.
1. Effects on group behaviour and welfare of sheep and cattle on board live export vessels.
2. Biochemistry, physical characteristics and ammonia emissions of livestock pads.
For further information on either of these PhD opportunities, please contact Dr Fran Crowley firstname.lastname@example.org
Meat and Livestock Australia have released a revised edition of the "Fit To Load Guide"
You can download the guide here
RSPCA Australia are advertising for a Scientific Officer - Farm animal welfare to work in their science and policy team.
Post-Doc Res Fellow - CQU - Precision Livestock Farming.
Opportunity for to work on an Advance Queensland Industry Research Fellowship project with CQUniversity and the Australian Wool Innovation (AWI). This research project will be testing the AWI developed smart sensor ear tags and address animal health and wellbeing issues faced by Queensland sheep producers. The project has two broad objectives:
• Testing and evaluation of the AWI smart tag under real farm (commercial) conditions over an extended period of time; and
• Development of behavioural algorithm models for integration into the system to deliver information in a useable format to sheep producers. This entails the detection of sheep predation events to more subtle behaviour changes associated with disease development.
Applications Close: 11:59pm, Sunday, 3 March 2019
Seek Listing Here
The 2019 Forum will change format to allow for greater discussion and a more thorough consideration of animal welfare priorities across the livestock sectors. The event will be hosted by the University of Melbourne and further details will come out nearer to the event.
Wednesday 6th November
This day will focus on exciting new developments in animal welfare RD&E and will feature a keynote address which will consider the issue of practice change in animal management. This day will be open to all.
Thursday 7th November
Invitations will be extended to providers and funders of animal welfare RD&E, Governments and animal welfare groups to workshop priorities and capability for cross-sectoral animal welfare issues.