cropped-p1010275.jpgAnimal welfare is increasingly important for the Australian livestock industries, to ensure that we maintain our social licence and market share overseas.  We are working with industry to develop key welfare indicators for on farm, in feedlots, and during transport.  In addition to experimental studies, we are also surveying key stakeholder representatives (from members of the community, animal welfare groups and industry) to determine what they believe to be the most practical and economical indicators to measure livestock welfare along the supply chain.