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Australian

pertaining to or originating in Australia.

Australian bat lyssavirus disease
see Australian bat lyssavirus disease.
Australian cattle dog
a medium-sized, compact working dog used for control of cattle. The coat is medium length and dense, but longer and thicker on the neck. It is a characteristic blue or red speckled color with erect ears and a bushy tail. The breed is affected by congenital deafness and a hereditary polioencephalomyelopathy.
Australian College of Veterinary Scientists
has the objective of encouraging veterinarians, principally those in practice, to undertake postgraduate study in professional subjects. Awards Membership and Fellowship qualifications, in part to establish credentials as specialists.
Australian feedlots
are designed to fit Australian grain farming conditions in which grain is available for cattle fattening in only a limited number of years. This restricts expenditure on capital improvements to post and wire fences of limited restraining power. Called also backup feedlots.
Australian fireweed
seneciobipinattisectus.
Australian heeler
see Australian cattle dog (above).
Australian Illawarra cattle
Australian indigo
indigoferaaustralis.
Australian itch
see psorergatesovis.
Australian kelpie
a medium-sized, moderately short-coated, active dog used for working sheep. It is very alert, active and intelligent. Comes in black (sometimes called a barb), blue or red.
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Australian kelpie.
Australian Merino sheep
finewool, horned or polled, originated from Spanish merino; comes in superfine, finewool, medium and strongwool strains. See also booroola merino.
Australian milking shorthorn
Australian Milking Zebu
a zeboid breed of dairy cattle produced in Australia by crossbreeding Jersey, Red Sindhi and Sahiwal cattle with later infusions of Guernsey, AIS and Holstein-Friesian breeding. Resembles a Jersey, with drooped ears and dewlap of zebu. Called also AMZ.
Australian native dog
see dingo.
Australian phalaris
phalarisaquatica.
Australian Pony
bred in Australia by crossing Arab with ponies of various breeds, usually Welsh. Used as riding ponies for children. Known to carry the inherited cerebellar defect of the Arab. Assorted colors, mostly grays, no broken colors; 12 to 14 hands high.
Australian shepherd dog
a working sheep dog developed in the United States; it is little known in Australia. A medium-sized, tailless, medium-haired, black, red, red merle, blue merle and white dog, It suffers from an inherited retinal dysplasia, ocular colobomas.
Australian Shorthorn
a horned red or red roan with white patches breed of dairy cattle, bred in Australia from Shorthorn and other dairy breeds. Called also AIS, Australian Illawarra Shorthorn.
Australian silky terrier
Australian Stock horse
a class of horses rather than a breed. See cutting horse, polo pony.
Australian terrier
a small lively dog with a straight, harsh coat of medium length, relatively short legs, erect ears, and a docked tail which is carried erect.
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Australian terrier.
Australian umbrella tree
Australian Veterinary Association
a voluntary professional organization with the objective of maintaining the highest possible status of the Australian veterinary profession.
Australian Waler
see waler.
Australian white
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