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Rutting injuries – Tips for vets dealing with farmed deer

As we come into the rut, veterinarians may be asked to deal with animals that have become injured as a result of behavioural changes associated with rutting behaviour. There are a few tips for clinicians asked to attend injured deer during the rut: Human safety first. Rutting stags are dangerous animals. Even semi-tame stags will dramatically alter behaviour during the …

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Cervine Animal Product Import – Chronic Wasting Disease Restrictions

One of the international issues facing cervids and cervid products is the presence of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) in parts of the United States of America, Canada and Scandinavia as well as other parts of the world. This has led to a ban of import of live animals from Norway and parts of Sweden and Finland, and certain animal products …

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