06 March 2013
Animal health, welfare and biosecurity
Animal health, welfare and biosecurity are important at all stages of the livestock production chain. Each can have potentially adverse impacts on productivity if managed poorly and because producers have a duty of care to their livestock. If not upheld, these issues have the potential to reflect badly on the whole industry.
Author/Organization: Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA)
Topics: animal health, livestock, meat production, productivity, welfare on the farm