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Pork CRC productively enhancing pig welfare

Appetite enhancers for weaners and enrichment blocks for gestating sows and weaners may soon be on the productivity improvement ‘menus’ for Australia’s pork producers. According to Cooperative Research Centre for High Integrity Australian Pork (Pork CRC) Manager, Commercialisation and Research Impact, Charles Rikard-Bell, BEC Animal Nutrition will look to market the appetite enhancer in the…
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Pork CRC pushing Australian pork producers onto world stage

Australian pork producers are competitive with most of the European Union on cost and with Canada and USA on reproduction and feed efficiency, according to global benchmarking results for calendar year 2014. This is the encouraging message that Roger Campbell, CEO of the Cooperative Research Centre for High Integrity Australian Pork (Pork CRC) will deliver…
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Pork CRC sees success for new year

By Pork CRC CEO, Dr Roger Campbell Happy New Year. Welcome to 2016 and let’s hope it is as successful for you all as 2015. Margins in 2015 were good to excellent, depending on where your business is situated and due largely to high prices offered for Australian pork. Based on the average cost of…
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Cattle methane emission downsized by 24 per cent

Methane emissions from cattle in Australia are 24 per cent lower than previously estimated, equivalent to 12.6 million tonnes of carbon dioxide a year, following analysis of Australian research data. This resulted in an update of the National Greenhouse Gas Inventory (NGGI). The research was undertaken by scientists and officials from across Australia, and was…
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