Heat stress risk assessment for the export of sheep to the Middle East

Submissions are now closed.

The current heat stress risk assessment (HSRA) model is under review by an independent technical reference panel. The panel consists of experts in heat stress, animal welfare and animal science. The review is focused on recommendations 3–5, 7 and 8 of the McCarthy review.

How you had your say

The independent review panel sought feedback on:

  • an issues paper about assessing heat stress risk in the sheep trade
  • a draft report and recommendations for a revised approach to HSRA.

What happens next

Your feedback is being considered by the panel.

They are now finalising the report. We aim to publish this report mid 2019.

Submissions are now closed.

The current heat stress risk assessment (HSRA) model is under review by an independent technical reference panel. The panel consists of experts in heat stress, animal welfare and animal science. The review is focused on recommendations 3–5, 7 and 8 of the McCarthy review.

How you had your say

The independent review panel sought feedback on:

  • an issues paper about assessing heat stress risk in the sheep trade
  • a draft report and recommendations for a revised approach to HSRA.

What happens next

Your feedback is being considered by the panel.

They are now finalising the report. We aim to publish this report mid 2019.