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Animal welfare issues associated with extensive livestock production: the northern Australian beef cattle industry



Animal welfare issues associated with extensive livestock production: the northern Australian beef cattle industry



Applied Animal Behaviour Science 92(3): 211-234



The animal welfare issues faced by the northern Australian beef cattle industry are similar to those faced by extensive livestock production industries in other countries. However, northern Australia is characterised by climatic extremes and large areas/distances and these factors, together with low management inputs, mean that the industry faces significant challenges to assure high standards of animal welfare.

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DOI: 10.1016/j.applanim.2005.05.009


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