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Tuesday, May 24 • 14:30 - 15:30
Impact of fluoroacetate toxicity in grazing cattle

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The results of a research project which established the production losses, direct management costs and opportunity costs associated with fluoroacetate toxicity in grazing cattle in Australia. The project, funded by MLA involved a survey of producers affected by fluoroacetate poisoning in Queensland, Northern Territory and Western Australia, field research in Queensland and the Northern Territory and the preparation of case studies and comprehensive analysis of the financial, management and social impact of fluoroacetate toxicity. Recommendations for management of the impacts of fluoroacetate toxicity based on the results of field and literature research will be presented and discussed. Aims – Facilitate discussion about fluoroacetate toxicity and prospective management approaches designed to reduce the economic, management and social impact of fluoroacetate toxicity


Dr Ian Perkins

Ian Perkins is a resource use consultant who specialises in the interface between people, livestock and resources. He has worked throughout Australia and a number of developing countries. As Director of LPM Creative Rural Solutions, a participatory resource management consultancy... Read More →

Tuesday May 24, 2016 14:30 - 15:30 ACST
Room L3 Adelaide Convention Centre