The eyes have it: revealing secrets of cow emotions

The eyes have it: revealing secrets of cow emotions

Cows that pass you on the right might be giving you the “evil eye”, according to an international study that could help cattle breeders reduce animal stress and anxiety levels. University of Queensland Centre for Animal Welfare and Ethics Director Professor Clive Phillips said people could gain valuable insight into cows’ emotional temperaments by observing…

Leading global agricultural marketplace

Leading global agricultural marketplace

Australian agriculture stands poised and ready to lead the global marketplace for agricultural products but calls for the review or rewinding of Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) must be abandoned and focus placed on removing non-tariff barriers to trade. National Farmers Federation (NFF) Chief Executive Office, Tony Mahar, said technological improvements were rapidly reshaping the way…

$4.8m high steaks research

$4.8m high steaks research

New technology will provide transparency and accountability and producers will be paid for what they deliver in the beef, pork and lamb industries, through a $4.8 million grant from the Coalition Government to Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA). Speaking from the nation’s beef capital Rockhampton, Acting Prime Minister and Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources,…