Tag: veterinarian

Wilson completes solo Antarctic crossing

Veterinarian Geoff Wilson has become the first Australian to complete a solo, unsupported Antarctic crossing. The Gold Coast veterinarian has been kiting, trekking and skiing across Antarctica since November 13, 2013 – with his pink ‘boobsled’ in tow – to raise breast awareness and funds for the McGrath Foundation. His […]

Mass depopulation of laying hens in whole barns with liquid carbon dioxide: evaluation of welfare impact

Appropriate emergency disaster preparedness is a key priority for agricultural agencies to allow effective response to serious avian disease outbreaks. There is a need to develop rapid, humane, and safe depopulation techniques for poultry that are widely applicable across a range of farm settings. Whole barn depopulation with carbon dioxide […]