Ethical systems

Animal welfare is central to meeting the demand for robust, ethical and sustainable animal production systems. 

Murdoch Animal Welfare researchers are working with sheep, cattle, pig, and goat industries towards:

  • Developing novel objective methods to measure animal welfare in production systems.  Read more
  • Developing animal welfare benchmarking systems. Read more
  • Understanding the effects of environmental and management stress (e.g. thermal, confinement, handling, transport, or social stress) on health and well being of livestock.
  • Developing best practice systems for food animal supply chain that promotes welfare and secures high meat quality.
  • Understanding key factors influencing lamb survival.
  • Develop on-farm strategies to mitigate pain associated with routine husbandry procedures in livestock.  Read more
  • Developing detection methods for infectious agents and understanding transmission dynamics.
  • Understanding animal health issues.  Read more


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