This group covers R&D directed towards animal production and animal primary products not elsewhere classified.
- animal welfare, both in agricultural production and in domestic situations; and
- traceability and quality assurance of livestock and fish products.
This group has four objectives:
839901 Animal Welfare
839902 Fish Product Traceability and Quality Assurance
839903 Livestock Product Traceability and Quality Assurance
839999 Animal Production and Animal Primary Products not elsewhere classified
a) Cereal crops grown for both grain and fodder or for feed grain or fodder alone are included in Division 82 Plant Production and Plant Primary Products.
b) The manufacture of processed animal products, including fish, and their primary products is included in the appropriate groups in Division 86 Manufacturing.
c) Transportation of live animals or animal products is included in Division 88 Transport.
d) Operation of irrigation systems and the provision of waste handling services such as collection, storage, recycling and disposal provided by local councils or private or non-profit waste management enterprises are included in Group 9004 Water and Waste Services.
e) Air quality; control of pests, diseases and exotic species; ecosystem assessment and management; flora, fauna and biodiversity; land and water management; rehabilitation of degraded areas; remnant vegetation and conservation areas; soils; and natural hazards in agricultural environments are included in Division 96 Environment.