Traceability systems for Australian farmed deer: Options paper
The Australian farmed deer industry does not currently mandate the use of animal identification (ID) or movement traceability. Deer are susceptible to foot and mouth...
Published: 1 Sep 1998
Author(s): Tuckwell, Chris, et al
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The Second World Deer Farming Congress was held in Ireland between 24 and 28
The Corporation supported three representatives from Australia to the Congress and
their report is enclosed. It provides a summary of all conference papers.
A major outcome of the Irish Conference was an agreement to establish an
International Deer Secretariat and an International Web site for the free exchange of
technical information on deer.
After this Congress, the opportunity was taken by one member of the Australian
delegation to attend the 4th World Deer Biology Congress in Hungary from 30 June to
4 July 1998. A number of technical papers were presented and their summaries are
available on request from the Corporation. A copy of the contents page of that report
is attached at the back of this publication.