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Production animal researchers in the School of Veterinary Science work to advance scientific knowledge of animal production, welfare, health and biology. We regularly consult with industry professionals and producers and undertake quality research consistent with the needs of industry.
Our research focus is on understanding genetic mechanisms underlying production, reproduction and disease resistance. Also control and prevention of livestock disease through recombinant DNA techniques.
We have expertise in areas including stock rearing, ruminant milk product use of alternative forages, efficiency of liveweight gain and economic evaluation of dairy farm practices.
The Deer Research Group conducts high-quality research to advance scientific knowledge of the biology and farming of deer.
We have a broad range of scientific knowledge in the areas of sheep production, welfare, health and biology.
The influence of environment and nutrition on animal development and physiology.
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Last updated on Thursday 18 January 2018