• ML5309: Advanced Histology and Cytology Techniques (Level 5; TSV)
  • TV1101: Introductory Veterinary Science (Level 1; TSV)
  • TV1103: Fundamentals of Veterinary Science (Level 1; TSV)
  • TV3001: Transitions from Health to Disease 1 (Level 3; TSV)
  • TV3002: Transitions from Health to Disease 2 (Level 3; TSV)
  • TV4001: Veterinary Clinical Sciences Part 1 of 2 (Level 4; TSV)
  • TV4002: Veterinary Clinical Sciences Part 2 of 2 (Level 4; TSV)
  • TV5020: Animal Production (Level 5; TSV)
  • TV5211: Veterinary Professional and Clinical Practice 1/3 (Level 5; TSV)
  • TV5212: Veterinary Professional and Clinical Practice 2/3 (Level 5; TSV)
  • TV5213: Veterinary Professional and Clinical Practice 3/3 (Level 5; TSV)
  • Synchronisation of oestrus in cattle
  • Sterilisation of cattle
  • Nutritional effects on reproduction in goats
  • Veterinary education
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ResearchOnline@JCU stores 38+ research outputs authored by A/Prof John Cavalieri from 2002 onwards.

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Australian Society for Fish Biology - Grant

Induction of gonadal maturation and egg release using hormones in redclaw crayfish (Cherax quadricarinatus) to facilitate intensive breeding for commercial juvenile production

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$2,000 over 2 years
The commercial expansion of redclaw is hampered by suboptimal methods used to produce fertilised eggs, asynchronous hatching, and mortalities of juveniles that suggest broodstock fertility and nutrition need improvement. The proposed project will investigate induction of gonadal maturation and spawning using hormones in female redclaw. The outcomes of the study are validation and development of strategies to facilitate synchronised mating and spawning of redclaw within hatcheries in preventing suboptimal reproductive performance of redclaw in hatcheries. The established knowledge will help in understanding the hormone induced endocrine control of decapods and facilitate the development of artificial reproduction in intensively managed hatcheries.
Nur Un Nesa and John Cavalieri in collaboration with Lisa Elliot (College of Public Health, Medical & Vet Sciences and Australian Crayfish Hatchery)
Redclaw crayfish; Cherax quadricarinatus; Spawning/Egg release; Hormone; Artificial fertilisation; Gonadal maturation

Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research - Contract Research

Effect of pre-calving supplementation and yeast culture on colostrun secretion, calf health and growth

Indicative Funding
$12,697 (administered by University of Queensland)
It is estimated that one million calves die in Australia every year. Between mid-pregnancy and weaning, two-thirds of losses occur within a week of birth. Cows can take several days to achieve full lactation, leaving their calves vulnerable to dehydrate and die when environmental conditions are hot. Poor nutrition during late pregancy may cause hormonal imbalances and inadequate production of colostrum resulting in inadequate transfer of passive immunity to calves and increase calf loss. It is expected that supplemented cows will have better transfer of immunoglobulins to the mammary gland, leading to greater colustrum secretion and quality improving calf health.
John Cavalieri, Martin Holzwart, Luis Prada e Silva, Geoffry Fordyce and jarud muller (College of Public Health, Medical & Vet Sciences, The University of Queensland, Department of Agriculture and Fisheries & Forestry)
Beef Cattle; Production; bovidae, Bos indicus; calf mortality

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  • Development of Redclaw Crayfish (Cherax quadricarinatus) intensive breeding techniques for Commercial Crayling Production with emphasis on Sperm Technologies (PhD , Primary Advisor)

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