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'.



Detailed Descriptions
Fact sheet
070102 - Agricultural Land Planning, 050101 - Ecological Impacts of Climate Change, 070203 - Animal Management
Geographic and Temporal Extents
Lower Murray Darling, Central West, Wimmera, Riverina, ACT, North Central, Lachlan, Murray, Murrumbidgee, South East (NSW), Western, South Australian Murray Darling Basin, Central Tablelands, South East, North East, Goulburn Broken, Mallee
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Attributions and Constraints
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Broadhurst L (2015) Climate change and livestock in the Murray Basin NRM Cluster region Factsheet. CSIRO, Canberra
Linda Broadhurst CSIRO Canberra