Posts tagged "goats"

Farm animals’ feelings focus on pioneering NZ study

[5 June/The Country] Scientists said exploring farm animal moods and personalities could help us improve their welfare, as well as the farms they’re found in. AgResearch Scientist, Dr Gosia Zobel, said they couldn’t directly measure how animals were feeling, so there was a need to find indirect measures which was what they were trying to...

$6000 fine for transporting 55 sick, severely lame goats

[12 October/Stuff] David Renouf Hutchings, 55, a stock trader who transported chronically ill goats was sentenced in the Rotorua District Court on Tuesday after earlier pleading guilty to three charges. The charges related to the transporting of 55 severely lame goats to a processing plant over three separate occasions. Mr Hutchings transported goats with injuries...