Climate change and livestock in the Murray Basin NRM Cluster region


This fact sheet is a synthesis of current literature outlining potential impacts on livestock in the Murray Basin NRM Cluster. The sheet provides information about what change might look like, detail issues that land managers may need to consider to maintain productivity and provides some simple adaptation options to help manage change. Other fact sheets in this series include  'Climate change and horticulture/viticulture in the Murray Basin NRM Cluster region' and 'Climate change and cropping in the Murray Basin NRM Cluster region'.


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Fact sheet
050101 - Ecological Impacts of Climate Change, 070102 - Agricultural Land Planning, 070203 - Animal Management
Geographic and Temporal Extents
Central Tablelands, Murray, South East, North Central, ACT, Lachlan, South Australian Murray Darling Basin, Goulburn Broken, Central West, Riverina, Mallee, North East, Wimmera, South East (NSW), Western, Lower Murray Darling, Murrumbidgee
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CSIRO advises that the information contained in this publication comprises general statements based on scientific research. The reader is advised and needs to be aware that such information may be incomplete or unable to be used in any specific situation. No reliance or actions must therefore be made on that information without seeking prior expert professional, scientific and technical This Activity received funding from the Australian Government. The views expressed herein are not necessarily the views of the Commonwealth of Australia, and the Commonwealth does not accept costs, expenses and any other compensation, arising directly or indirectly from using this publication (in part or in whole) and any information or material contained in it. advice. To the extent permitted by law, CSIRO (including its employees and consultants) excludes all liability to any person for any consequences, including but not limited to all losses, damages, responsibility for any information or advice contained herein.
CSIRO
Broadhurst L (2015) Climate change and livestock in the Murray Basin NRM Cluster region Factsheet. CSIRO, Canberra
Linda Broadhurst CSIRO Canberra linda.broadhurst@csiro.su
2015