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Government may prosecute farmer if he takes 300 cattle through national park for greener pastures

GRAZIER Matt French has a mountain to climb to keep his cattle alive but he’s been blocked at the pass. East of the Snowy Mountains, at Adaminaby, Mr French’s herd of 300 cattle only has one week’s worth of grass left to eat. For the last five months his herd has been living on the […]

September 16th, 2018
Topic: AGISTMENT, Cattle, DROUGHTS FLOODS, LAW POLICE CRIME, POVERTY, STOCK FEED Tags: , , , ,

RESPONSIBILITES OF HORSE AGISTMENT. WHO DOES WHAT?

Horses on agistment: Who is responsible? By Greg McDougall, Animal Welfare Unit Horse grazing in a paddock. Under the Animal Care and Protection Act 2001, if you are in charge of horses you have a legal obligation (a duty of care) to provide for the horses´ needs. This includes providing appropriate: food and water accommodation treatment […]

March 27th, 2011
Topic: AGISTMENT, ANIMALS & STOCK, Horses Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,