Good result for well-travelled Goatie


Brisbane Veterinary Specialist Centre (BVSC + The Animal Hospital) recently helped a much-loved female Boer goat named Goatie overcome an oral cancer.

Goatie was flown from her rainforest home near Cairns, Qld, to Brisbane in the hope of removing a fast-growing oral cancer (squamous cell carcinoma) affecting the upper front of her mouth. Owner Naomi Brigham was . . . → Read More: Good result for well-travelled Goatie

Charges for former Game Council chief

Former acting chief executive of the NSW Game Council, Greg McFarland, has been charged with offences relating to illegal hunting and trespassing.

On April 5 Mr McFarland and Game Council volunteer, Edward Hoogenboom, were charged with a total of 17 offences stemming from an incident in which they allegedly killed a feral goat on a remote property south of Cobar.

Police in Orange confiscated firearms from the homes of the men, and the Darling River Local Area Command issued a statement which said that both men’s firearms licences have been suspended.”

The matters are due to go before the Cobar Local court on May 16. Continue reading Charges for former Game Council chief