TITLE

No excuse for non-treatment

AUTHOR(S)
MacLennan, Catriona
PUB. DATE
May 2012
SOURCE
New Zealand Dairy Exporter;May2012, Vol. 87 Issue 10, p133
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the community work sentence thrown against Northland, New Zealand farm manager Wilson Komene for failing to obtain treatment for a cow's painful eye cancer. Komene, who sent cattle to a local processing plant, admitted that he had known months earlier that the cow had a swollen eye and that he had tried to treat the animal himself and did not seek veterinary treatment. As such, he was convicted of reckless ill-treatment of an animal under the Animal Welfare Act 1999.
ACCESSION #
76183641

 

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