Enhancing productivity improvements in the water buffalo industry (xtn PRJ-42)


This project is an extension of PRJ000042 using remaining funds. This project seeks to determine an appropriate methods for stunning buffalo, as buffalo are less susceptible to mushroomhead stunning equipment than cattle.



Research Organisation

Northern Territory of Australia represented by the Department of Industry, Tourism and Trade

Objective Summary

To obtain expert advice on potential options for suitable methods for effective stunning of buffalo at abattoirs both in Australia and overseas. This will include what would be an acceptable Halal method that could be trialled that would satisfy ESCAS and incountry requirements.

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Project Start Date

Thursday, November 1, 2012

Project Completion Date

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Journal Articles From Project

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National Priority

Frontier technologies for building and transforming Australian industries

National Priority

Adoption of R&D

National Priority

BUF-Enhance industry success through targeted industry-specific RD&E