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Live Export: Feces, Falls and Flooding

By Vets Against Live Export 2016-06-13 11:02:13

Each year, Australia exports millions of animals by sea on voyages lasting a few days to six weeks. There is no legal requirement for a veterinarian (vet) on board; they are employed by the exporter. In consultation with working vets, the animal welfare group Vets Against Live Export has detailed numerous ship design and operation issues that can impact on animal welfare: Problems with Feces Most vessels cannot be washed down until...

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