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Assessing stress in trucked sheep

May 30th, 2014

A Murdoch researcher has developed a new way to measure the stress of sheep during road transport.

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Dramatic decline to mammal populations reach critical point

May 30th, 2014

Little is known of the role disease plays in the alarming decline of small to medium sized mammals in the Northern Territory.

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Cardiac murmurs common in horses but need to be checked

May 28th, 2014

Dr Guy Lester from Murdoch University, said that cardiac murmurs are heard in horses and that it is important to assess the impact any murmur on athletic performance and on rider and animal safety.

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Investigation into increased humpback whale strandings in WA

May 28th, 2014

Murdoch researchers are investigating why an unprecedented number of humpback whales, predominantly calves and juveniles, have stranded on the west coast of Australia since 2008.

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Venerated vet receives Order of Australia

June 13th, 2013

A passion for the wellbeing of animals, and those who treat them, has earned Dr Paul Davey one of the nation's highest honours – an Order of Australia medal.

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