Global warming presents rising cost to Australia’s livestock industries, vets told

9 June 2017

With average yearly temperatures on the rise, vets attending this week’s Australian Veterinary Association annual conference were warned today that parasite-borne infection and diseases in livestock are likely to spread and become more costly.

Dr Peter James from QAAFI highlights to link between climate change and the spread of tropical and subtropical parasites into southern livestock areas. 

Read the full story in Beef Central

The Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation (QAAFI) is a research institute of The University of Queensland (UQ), supported by the Queensland Department of Agriculture and Fisheries. 

 

 

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