The Australian feedlot industry is committed to the protection of the natural environment. Responsible environmental management is critical to the economy.
Water scarcity is a major issue in Australia and one that ALFA is addressing head on. Water scarcity is likely to become an even greater issue as climate change and competition among users intensifies in the coming years.
Antimicrobials (antibiotics) are a vital tool in both human and animal medicine. In Australian feedlots, antimicrobials play an indispensable role in helping us manage the health and welfare of cattle under our care.
There is a misconception that Hormone Growth Promotants (HGP’s) may pose a potential human health risk. This briefing note explains how HGP’s are safe whilst improving productivity, consumer beef prices and the environment.
Hormone growth promotants
ALFA actively promotes the integrity and quality assurance of the Australian grain fed beef production system through the delivery of a website and communications plan dedicated to Australian Grain Fed Beef.