Posted by Mike on March 05, 2001 at 21:32:28:
In Reply to: Re: Foot in mouth! posted by Bill Door on March 05, 2001 at 13:38:38:
While Animals can recover from it they can also can die from it. The drop in yield can be substantial and permanant and it is pretty painful and distressing for the animal.
It also wipes out the resale/export value of the animal and given that our economy is heavily dependant on live exports this is a big deal
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