News: Honours in Animal Science subtheme - Production animal health
Honours project: Undertake research that aims to increase lambing percentages through better use of pregnancy scanning technology.
Honours project: Determine the effects of maternal water restriction on egg development by investigating key proteins in the albumen of fertile chicken eggs which are vital for the survival and growth of the chicken embryo.
Honours project: This animal science project aims to understand the prevalence of Salmonella in meat type breeder flocks and their progenies.
Honours project: Undertake qualitative research methods to determine farmer awareness and knowledge of a range of secondary legislative documents pertaining to the pig industry.
Honours project: This project involves developing cognitive and behavioural tests in sheep to evaluate disease phenotypes.
Honours project: Determine effects of mitochondrial DNA haplotype on extent and response to placental restriction in sheep.
Honours project: Analyse the effect of inoculation of neonatal lambs with known populations of rumen microbes on the development of the innate immune system.
Honours project: Determine whether sheep prefer to associate with other individuals that are similar in their behavioural type, and whether this results in an assortative social network structure.
Honours project: Work on a project to improve the accuracy of breeding value estimation in a commercial breeding program.
Honours project: Explore genetic selection strategies for maternal productivity in Angus and Hereford cattle in Australia and New Zealand.