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Call for Tenders: streamlined approach for autogenous vaccine approval

APL, with assistance from pig veterinarians, has been successful in obtaining an agricultural and veterinary chemical grant supported by the Department of Agriculture. The project is seeking an experienced consultant with a track record in the Australian veterinary chemical registration process to assist with streamlining the application and submission process. Download the call for tender document

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New cross-sector program to tackle farm safety

Australian Pork Limited (APL) has joined an alliance of nine rural research and development corporations (RDCs) to improve farm safety through increased funding and a cross-sector strategic approach. The collaboration of RDCs, know as the Rural Safety & Health Alliance (RSHA), launched its Research, Development and Extension Investment Strategy to coincide with Farm Safety Week (22-26 July). The Strategy leverages effort and invest from nine rural research and development corporations (RDCs) to address common safety and health challenges together The RDCs involved …

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Exotic disease surveillance study – the choice to opt out

Australia is free of many pig diseases that could have significant impacts on the cost of production. Australia’s favourable animal health status is advantageous for increasing domestic consumer confidence as well as trade and market access. One way we can prove our animal health status and freedom of disease is by providing hard evidence through scientific data. Currently, APL is being funded by the Department of Agriculture to undertake a structured surveillance study ‘Australian livestock industry health studies pilot project’. This study …

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AuctionsPlus: Online Saleyard Pilot Report

Australian Pork Limited (APL) commissioned AuctionsPlus, a regulated online saleyard to investigate the current pig industry, market and sales channels to see whether an alternative to physical saleyards and unregulated online platforms could be found using the AuctionsPlus platform. The investigation intended to: Examine the technical feasibility of the AuctionsPlus platform for selling pigs Examine the interest in the market for using AuctionsPlus as an alternative selling mechanism Conduct 6 pilot sales in Victoria, to prove both the technical feasibility, and market interest …

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