Prospects for Australian emerging industries
Emerging industries play an important role in the Australian agricultural landscape, contributing to the national economy and helping meet changing global demand. This prospectus is...
Published: 1 Jan 1998
Author(s): Simons, Julie, Dr
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The Victorian Institute of Animal Science (VIAS) has had a major research program running for a number of years aimed at developing viable anti-LHRH vaccines for use in dogs, cats and pigs. In late December 1993 VIAS was approached by deer producers in NE-Victoria, who had learnt of our work with these immunocastration vaccines. The producers were interested in the potential of immunocastration to control rutting behaviour in stags destined for venison production.