NZ's welfare act bans mulesing (Farm Weekly)

27 Apr 2016 11:35 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

A landmark animal welfare act being proposed in New Zealand, which makes the mulesing procedure illegal, will not influence the practices or attitudes of the Australian wool industry.  Despite major changes to production practice in competing countries, Charles Sturt University animal behaviour and welfare senior lecturer Rafael Freire said Australia had been immune to any pressure to change.

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