Jason Purcell of Consolidated Pastoral Company talks about how productivity and profit are directly linked to improving animal welfare, in that settled animals that are treated with respect and are happy and comfortable in their environment perform better. CPC use Medical Ethics’ Tri-Solfen® when performing branding, dehorning and castration, and their own research has shown that the calves recover quicker and are back on their feet straight away and reunited with their mothers meaning the calves are in less pain and less stressed.
Shonnay Smith, a horse stud farm owner in Queensland, Australia and her vet, Andrew Marland discuss the advantages of using the Medical Ethics Tri-Solfen® product for horses. In the example shown, a wounded horse not used to being handled is treated with Tri-Solfen® instead of the usual bandaging procedure with impressive results.
Vet nurse Kirsty Fawckner talks about her passion for animal welfare, and how she would like to see Tri-Solfen® approved for use on horses. A longer version is also available: See our YouTube channel.
Using the Medical Ethics Tri-Solfen® product to combat flystrike in sheep, a condition where parasitic flies lay eggs on soiled wool or open wounds. After hatching, the maggots, bury themselves in the sheep’s wool and eventually under the sheep’s skin, feeding off their flesh. It can be lethal for sheep due to ammonia poisoning.
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Gena and Michael St. Henry of Gleneva who farm beef mostly for the EU market discuss their open door policy where they welcome people to come and inspect how they work, see the challenges they face and the best practice solutions they have in place to benefit animal welfare.
Medical Ethics’ Tri-Solfen® is providing huge benefit in this effort and something they use to help reduce pain and speed up the healing process of their livestock after dehorning and castration.
Mick Mendez of Mt Wallaby Pastoral Company in Gin Gin, Queensland produce grass fed cattle. In this video Mick explains how the branding process used to mean they would always lose some calves every year. However since they have been using the Medical Ethics’ Tri-Solfen® product they have not lost any.
It is yet another endorsement for how our pain and wound management product is helping deliver best practice animal welfare procedures to the farming industry for minor animal surgeries such as branding, dehorning and castration.