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How are the different immune components in colostrum absorbed by neonate calves?

Hue Thi Do fieldwork

We investigated the different immune components in colostrum and their absorption by the neonate calf to help producers manage calf health and their long-term production.

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How does colostrum affect dairy cow productivity?

Rebel Skirving calves

Our research shows that calves perform just as well with foster colostrum as they do with maternal colostrum.

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Essential resources: A globally unique bovine embryo and fetus collection

Professor Stefan Hiendleder JS Davies Professorial Fellow

The harsh Australian environment and a changing climate require the combination of traits from both subspecies to secure national and global meat and milk production.

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Where do Hong Kong’s feral cattle come from?

Hong Kong feral cattle Fig 1

We analysed genotypes of Hong Kong's feral cattle population to determine their origin.

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How does heat stress affect sheep reproduction?

Lambs, by s_ms on PIxabay

We assessed the effects of heat stress and predicted climate change on reproductive performance of Australian sheep.

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How can human reproductive medicine techniques help improve livestock artificial breeding programs?

We’re using human reproductive medicine techniques to improve livestock artificial breeding programs.

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How can assisted technologies be used to improve herd reproductive potential?

Multiple Stages embryo development

We show that variation in cow and ewe fertility influences the reproductive efficiency of herds/flocks and the success of embryo collection and transfer programs.

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How do we make cattle cloning more efficient?

Cattle. Image by rschaubhut on Pixabay

A new stem cell type isolated by our scientists can be used to improve cloning efficiencies in cattle.

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How do horns grow in cattle?

Heifer image by Johanna Aldersey

PhD candidate Johanna Aldersey is studying the molecular pathways that cause horns to grow in cattle.

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Meating the future

Farrah Preston

What started out as an interest to learn more about production beyond the farm gate quickly turned in to the foundations for an exciting career.

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