Assessing stress in trucked sheep

May 30th, 2014

A Murdoch researcher has developed a new way to measure the stress of sheep during road transport.

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Fears of Japanese aggression in wool trade

July 25th, 2013

A Murdoch University researcher has uncovered a little known nugget of Australian history about a Japanese push to challenge the nation’s wool dominance in the early 20th century.

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Salt-tolerant plant could benefit aquaculture and agriculture

February 21st, 2013

Murdoch University researchers are leading a project to develop a salt-tolerant perennial crop capable of filtering fish farm waste water while providing feed for livestock.

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Diarrhoea in lamb flocks linked to dams

August 2nd, 2012

A Murdoch University study has found that lamb flocks supplied with dam water are 117 times more likely to be affected by diarrhoea.

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PhD student scoops national prize for meat quality research

March 20th, 2012

A Murdoch University PhD student has won a national award for her research into improving meat quality in sheep.

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An Oscar for Australian meat science

August 20th, 2010

Murdoch University’s Professor David Pethick has shared in a national award for science research, the 2010 Australian Research Council Eureka Prize for Excellence in Research by an Interdisciplinary Team.

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