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Veterinary Research | Production Animals

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Production animals that we specialise in are sheep, cattle, chickens and goats. Studies include efficacy, safety, bioequivalence, pharmacokinetic and residue studies (tissues, blood, milk, eggs, wool, hide) including animal transfer studies. Major research targets include:

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  • Sheep lice
  • Australian sheep blowfly
  • Internal parasites
  • Nutritional studies
  • Fertility assessments
  • Cattle lice
  • Cattle tick
  • Buffalo fly and nuisance fly
  • Internal parasites
  • Fertility assessments

In-vitro testing can be done in laboratories and insectaries on sheep lice, sheep blowfly, buffalo fly and cattle tick.

Facilties
  • Fly exposure house with up to 8 pens for sheep blowfly and other studies
  • Pen facilities (26 x 0.5 ha)
  • A network of field sites across Australia
  • Insectary for breeding and maintaining pest species

For more information contact Martin Collett.