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Published on Apr 26, 2016
Livestock transportation - fitness for transport and decision making
The presentation will look at the legislation surrounding the Transport of Animals and explore the reasoning behind transport and recovery, economic salvage or humane destruction at the scene. It will discuss the methods available of euthanasia of the major farmed species. Key messages will be; To establish the grounds where transport could be utilised To consider the outcomes for the animal (priority) and the owner. To appraise the methods available for euthanasia John will also discuss the complexities of large livestock transportation incidents with Jim as he has experienced one of the most challenging incidents in the UK to date.