Category Animal Production 2016

Thank you, sponsors!

Major sponsors of Animal Production 2016, held in Adelaide, South Australia, 4-7 July 2016, included the following: University of Adelaide, Meat & Livestock Australia, Baiada, PIRSA, Elanco Animal Health, Australian Pork Limited, Gribbles Veterinary Pathology, Steggles and JBS Australia, and Primo.

Conference abstract directory available

Want to find out more about the research presented at the Animal Production 2016 Conference in South Australia, held 4-7 July 2016? Brief communications from the speakers are available to read online – simply click on the link below and you will have access to the Conference Booklet (proceedings) and an online directory of two-page brief communications. Conference […]

Conference highlights exciting revolution in animal health

Animal welfare was top of mind at last month’s Animal Production 2016 Conference in Adelaide, with more than 330 scientists, researchers, students, consultants and producers from across Australia and the world attending the three-day event.

ASAP becomes first international section of ASAS

Last month during the Animal Production 2016 Conference in Adelaide, ASAP members voted to officially join the American Society of Animal Science (ASAS) as its first international section.

Animal Production 2016 is next month!

Animal Production 2016 is fast approaching with the conference to be held in Adelaide, South Australia next month. Please join us at the Stamford Grand, Glenelg on 4-7 July 2016.

Monte Carlo simulation: Impact of pathway interventions on pork quality parameters

By Chloe Mitchell, ASAS/ASAP communications intern A paper recently published in Meat Science has outlined a method of estimating the impact of various animal and carcass treatments on pork eating quality, using analyses known as Monte Carlo simulations.

Animal Production 2016 speaker profiles

Heather Bray, Emily Buddle, Joanne Conington and Kate Plush are invited speakers at Animal Production 2016 to be held in Adelaide July 4-7, 2016.

TSA from Animal Production 2016

For ASAP members who can’t attend Animal Production 2016 or for a recap of the conference, keep an eye out for a special issue of Taking Stock Australia.

Accommodation for Animal Production 2016

Animal scientists from Australia, New Zealand and around the world will head to Adelaide, South Australia this July. Make sure you have your accommodation booked!

Talking to children about meat production

By Holly Webb, ASAS/ASAP communications intern Animal Production 2016 speaker highlight: Heather Bray Meat consumption preferences are usually established in early childhood, with children at some point learning the origins of the meat they consume. However, little is known about how animal production is discussed within Australian households or how children learn where their meat […]