A report of capture myopathy in the Tasmanian pademelon ( Thylogale billardierii)
Contributor(s):: McMahon, C. R., Wiggins, N. L., French, V., McCallum, H. I., Bowman, D.
Sedation of western grey kangaroos ( Macropus fuliginosus ocydromus) with tiletamine-zolazepam
Contributor(s):: Mayberry, C., Bencini, R., Mawson, P. R., Maloney, S. K.
It is sometimes necessary to restrain kangaroos ( Macropus spp) for veterinary treatment or in the course of scientific research, but the associated stresses may induce capture myopathy in wild kangaroos. Judicious use of injectable sedatives can reduce the risk of capture myopathy. Zoletil, a...
The effects of environmental enrichment and intermittent lighting on the behaviour and welfare of male domestic turkeys
Contributor(s):: Sherwin, C. M., Lewis, P. D., Perry, G. C.
The responses to 4 treatments (2 rooms/treatment) of 8 groups of 50 non-beak trimmed, male domestic turkeys was investigated from day-of hatching to 21 weeks of age. One treatment, 'Control' birds, were reared under conditions close to commercial rearing; the other treatments were Enriched (many...