Australian farming industry leaders and key commentators give feedback on Chick Olsson’s ‘farmers driving animal welfare’ presentation at the Rural Press Club’s National Agriculture Day. The video features Julie McDonald (MDH PTY Limited), Jane Milburn (Milburn Media), Georgie Somerset (AGFORCE), Tony Perrett (AG Shadow Minister), Mark Phelps, and Michael Bigg (Bennett and Philp Lawyers).
Bruce Warren discusses how Tri-Solfen® helps animals recover quickly during the dehorning process.
Cattle farmer Jim Smith explains how he began using Tri-Solfen® by Medical Ethics for animal welfare on his farm.
Kerry Surawski talks openly on the benefits he has seen from using Tri-Solfen® by Medical Ethics for the past two years. He is very proud of the progress his farm has made towards improved animal welfare, and sees Tri-Solfen® as an ideal product to help cattle better recover from procedures like dehorning.
Ken Bryant, a diary farmer, explains the animal welfare advantages of Tri-Solfen® by Medical Ethics.
Charles Carson Bondoola talks about how he is using Tri-Solfen by Medical Ethics to set improved standards in animal welfare.
Malcolm Gadsby, a cattle producer in Nindooinbah QLD, uses Tri-Solfen® by Medical Ethics for cattle pain relief.
Tri-Solfen® used on cattle for pain relief during castration at Macka’s Beef.
Bruce Warren uses Tri-Solfen® to provide pain relief for cattle during the de-horning process.
Leon Brennan, a cattle producer in Boonah QLD, wants to do what’s best for the animals by using Tri-Solfen®, as it creates less stress and less pain for the calves.
Sandy McLay, a cattle producer in Gayndah QLD, recommends Tri-Solfen® and discusses use of the product on calves for pain and stress relief.
Lachlan Brown, cattle producer in Anduramba QLD, discusses a positive experience with Tri-Solfen® and recommends Tri-Solfen® for cattle pain relief.
Neil Hobart talks about be benefits of Tri-Solfen® by Medical Ethics in helping achieve best-in-class animal welfare for cattle and beef production.
Animal welfare is important to beef producer, Andy Shay, which is why Tri-Solfen® by Medical Ethics has become an integral part of the animal husbandry process at P2ML.
Glen Fearby, beef producer in Maroon QLD, uses Tri-Solfen® by Medical Ethics as a key part of the animal husbandry routine.
Beef producer, Glen Titmarsh, uses Tri-Solfen® by Medical Ethics to provide pain relief for cattle after dehorning. Part of our Queensland Country Life Series
Nathan Goulding, leading hand at Shamrock Vale Station, provides Wagyu calves with instant and 24-hour pain relief after medical procedures by using Tri-Solfen® by Medical Ethics. Part of our Queensland Country Life Series
Julian Henderson, a beef producer who manages Glen Arden at Esk, was impressed by the immediate pain relief of calves after administering Tri-Solfen® by Medical Ethics. He believes cattle pain relief should be mandatory in this industry. Part of our Queensland Country Life Series
Robert and Barbara Gear, of Gear’s Dairy, use Tri-Solfen® by Medical Ethics for the debudding of calves. Barbara Gear, who monitors the welfare of the herd, explains that the calves have no infection or pain after applying Tri-Solfen. Part of our Queensland Country Life Series
Andrew Marland, a Veterinarian for Vet Cross, used Tri-Solfen® by Medical Ethics for horse wounds that were difficult to bandage. He saw a significant recovery in the wounds including no swelling, scarring or infection. Part of our Queensland Country Life Series
Jake and Rodney Dingle, cattle producers on their Mundubbera property Wivenhoe, are impressed by the pain relief and reduced stress Tri-Solfen® by Medical Ethics provides cattle after medical procedures. Part of our Queensland Country Life Series
Nick Cameron, Manager at Nindooinbah, Beaudesert, explains that animal welfare is the responsibility of every livestock producer, which is why he will continue to use Tri-Solfen® by Medical Ethics for cattle. Part of our Queensland Country Life Series
Dr Peter Stephenson’s priority at D’Aguilar is animal welfare, which is why he uses Tri-Solfen® by Medical Ethics to help animals return to their normal behaviour within the first 24-hours of application after medical procedures. Part of our Queensland Country Life Series
Lance Bischoff, a Beef Producer in Buaraba, uses Tri-Solfen® by Medical Ethics to aid in the quick recovery of calves after the dehorning procedure. Part of our Queensland Country Life Series
Bim Struss, a Mitchell cattle producer, praises Tri-Solfen® by Medical Ethics as being an integral part of the immediate and long-term pain relief of cattle following husbandry practices. Part of our Queensland Country Life Series
Chris Schreiweis, Queensland Trust for Nature Property Manager for Aroona Station, uses Tri-Solfen® by Medical Ethics for pain relief and to lessen the stress of calves after medical procedures. Part of our Queensland Country Life Series
Beef producer, Andy Shay, discusses how Tri-Solfen® by Medical Ethics is an integral part of calf pain management at P2ML Pastoral. Part of our Queensland Country Life Series
Hugh Killen CEO AACo explains how Tri-Solfen® by Medical Ethics is essential to the welfare of animals by increasing productivity and calming cattle. Part of our Queensland Country Life Series
Ivan Naggs discusses how social media impacts modern farming practices and how Tri-Solfen® by Medical Ethics provides calves with optimum pain relief after medical procedures. Part of our Queensland Country Life Series
Leading figures from the Australian beef industry talk about the benefits of Tri-Solfen® by Medical Ethics at Beef Week 2021
Northern Territory Cattlemen’s Association president David Connolly has thrown his support behind the wholesale adoption of pain relief such as Tri-Solfen® in the cattle industry.
AA Co have put animal welfare at the part of their sustainability strategy. They ran their own independent tests on Medical Ethics’ Tri-Solfen® and witnessed clear and excellent benefits when performing minor surgical procedures on their livestock.
Jake and Rodney Dingle of Wivanhoe, Mundubbera heard of other farmers using Medical Ethics’ Tri–Solfen® through Queensland Country Life. They’re now committed users of Tri-Solfen®for procedures like debudding and branding having witnessed the animal welfare improvement it delivers.
The Medical Ethics Tri-Solfen® product is an effective solution in the drive towards better farming practices and improved animal welfare. This video highlights how farmers are using it.
Cattle producer Ivan Naggs talks about the importance of animal welfare, and how technologies such as Tri-Solfen® are helping meet the expectations of consumers.
Chick Olsson demonstrates how easy it is to apply Tri-Solfen® to sheep shearing cuts. Sprayed onto the wound, Tri-Solfen® provides an adhesive barrier, numbing the area and minimising bleeding and providing protection against infection.
Julian Henderson, manager of the Glen Arden ESK homestead in South Australia, discusses how he believes pain relief for livestock should be mandated, and how Tri-Solfen® is delivering positive outcomes at minimal cost.
Gears Dairy in Queensland looks after around 500 cows. Barbara Gear talks about the importance of animal welfare and their use of Tri-Solfen® when de-budding their animals at around six weeks old to eliminate infection, and make the procedure as pain free as possible.
Glenn Titmarsh, a beef farmer from the Tandora grazing property in Queensland, has been using Tri-Solfen® for three seasons. Primarily applying Tri-Solfen® for dehorning, Glenn says bleeding has been noticeably reduced. Read more about Tri-Solfen® here.
Medical Ethics partners with Winterbotham Darby to raise awareness for better animal welfare in the food industry
Dr Meredith Sheil, Co-founder Medical Ethics & Inventor of Tri-Solfen® discuss the work she and Medical Ethics have done in the area of animal wound care is now one of the products leading the way for animal welfare, and is now provoking a rethink in the way we manage wounds in humans.
Dr Matthew Bayfield, Medi-Solfen® researcher talks about the potential of this Medical Ethics product currently in development as a potential over-the-counter solution that could benefit a wide range of people; from parents to ambulance personnel and medics working in difficult locations such as battlefields.
Riverbed Pork Group have been using Tri-Solfen® to improve the animal welfare of their piglets since 2017.
Lieutenant Colonel Steve Jeffery, Consultant burns and plastic surgeon for the British Army talks about how Military personnel injured in combat can potentially benefit from Medi-Solfen®
Chick Olsson, Co-Founder, Communication and Business Development Director of Medical Ethics talks passionately about farmers driving animal welfare at the Rural Press Club’s National Agriculture Day 0n 21 November 2018 (Tattersalls Club, Brisbane, Australia).
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.
Professor George Stilwell of Lisbon University talks about the effectiveness of Tri-Solfen® and in particular the advantages of pain relief for animals undergoing surgical procedures making the animals easier to manage.
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.
Guido Bianco, Chief Health Officer of the Citterio Salami Factory in Italy, talks about the company’s animal welfare standards and how they studied the results of the Medical Ethics’ product, Tri-Solfen®, in their pursuit of eliminating animal pain.
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.
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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.
Dr Meredith Sheil, Co-founder and Chief Medical Officer of Medical Ethics talks about the benefits of Tri–Solfen®‘s unique 3-way combination; a local anaesthetic and antiseptic spray & stay viscous solution that adheres well to wounds and acts as a barrier to environmental stimuli, promotes haemostasis and improves wound healing.
Troy Setter, Chief Executive Officer of Consolidated Pastoral Company (CPC), an Australian managed, majority foreign owned Agrifood business with an enterprise value in excess of $850 million. It owns and operates a portfolio of 16 cattle stations with a carrying capacity of 400,000 head of cattle across 5.5m hectares of land in Australia.
In this Medical Ethics video Troy talks about the importance of animal welfare and increasing survivability of their 4,000 head of cattle and how the Medical Ethics Tri-Solfen® product is keeping them happy and healthy through surgical procedures such as dehorning and castration.
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MDH Pty Ltd is one of Australia’s largest beef cattle operations, unique in the fact that the company is both family owned and operated. The McDonald family represents 6 generations of beef producers and 190 years of experience in Australian agriculture.
In this video, Julie McDonald, Chief Financial Officer of MDH Pty Ltd discusses the importance of having the right animal husbandry practices and how Medical Ethic’s Tri-Solfen® product for pain and wound management is helping deliver a positive message shared by social media.
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David Foote, managing director of Australian Country Choice (ACC), one of the world’s largest vertically integrated beef supply chains and the major supplier to Coles Supermarkets in Australia talks about protecting their brand by operating in a responsible and sustainable way.
In a world where consumers are increasingly interested in the food supply chain, the Medical Ethics’ Tri-Solfen® product is valuable in delivering against their animal welfare KPIs.
Andrew Marland has been a Veterinarian and beef producer for over 18 years. He is highly passionate about animal welfare. Andrew says Medical Ethics’ Tri-Solfen® is the first product he has been able to safely recommend to his customers and fellow beef producers and explains how it has an excellent analgesic, stops bleeding and keeps the affected area clean, and can be applied quickly easily without expert help.
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.