Feedlot design

By: EnviroAg Australia Pty Ltd  17-Jan-2011
Keywords: Feedlot Services, Agricultural Engineering and Science

EnviroAg Australia is a leader in the management and design of piggeries and feedlots for both sheep and beef.  It has key staff that are leaders in environmental management of feedlot facilities.

Dr Simon Lott is one of the forefathers of feedlot environmental research in Australia.  His research in hydrology, environmental management of feedlots and feedlot design has lead directly to the formulation of the current Guidelines in all States of Australia, and the National Guidelines.  He is an acknowledged leader in research on agricultural waste management and is a regular speaker at BeefEx, the annual conference held for the Australian Lot Feeders Association (ALFA).  Details of ALFA and its BeefEx conference can be found at

Research on animal welfare and heat loads have been amount the important work that Dr Simon Lott has undertaken for the lot feeding industry.  This has culminated in revision of the design of shade structures for feedlots. From this research the MLA has released factsheets containing case studies on how operations have gained confidence in managing heat stress.

Dr Simon Lott has been heavily involved in the revision of the the National Guidelines For Beef Cattle Feedlots in Australia. This code of practice guides the feedlot industry in sustainable practices and is a requirement for accreditation under the annually audited National Feedlot Accreditation Scheme (NFAS).  

When it comes to Feedlot Design EnviroAg is the clear leader in design technologies and practical designs for Beef feedlots, sheep feedlots and dairy feedlots and shed facilities.

Each year EnviroAg Australia undertakes research on animal welfare, environmental management and design for , Meat and Livestock Australia, and the .

Keywords: Agricultural Engineering and Science, Feedlot Services,

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