Daily Archives: 1 February, 2017

Welcome to 2017!

2017  A big year for Animal Production in Australia!  Dear ASAP member  Welcome to 2017.  It promises to be a great year for animal production in Australia!  I don’t think I’ve ever seen the outlook for animal enterprises as bright as they are this year.  Prices and markets for most of our products are very […]

SAVE THE DATE: Animal Production Conference 2018

SAVE THE DATE: ANIMAL PRODUCTION CONFERENCE 2018 When: 2-5 July 2018 Where: Wagga Wagga, NSW What: The 32nd Biennial Conference of the Australian Society of Animal Production. The Animal Production conference is completely focused on animal production systems and whole-of-chain approaches to animal production. The theme for this upcoming conference is “Feeding Innovation: Nutrition Through […]

The importance of a good start

Penny Young, ASAS/ASAP intern Many people could tell you that a runt animal will be affected by its poorer start over the course of its life, and this understanding has prompted greater research into how those early life events can have a lasting influence on an animal’s development. In biomedicine, this concept is known as […]

Possible legal meat consumption changes in South Australia

Ashlee McEvoy ASAP/ASAS Intern At the end of 2016, the State Government opened up a consultation on revising the Food Standard Code definition of game meat in South Australia; a proposal that has been condemned by animal groups. Currently the animals that fall under the game meat definition include goat, rabbit, hare, kangaroo, wallaby and […]