Snap shots: Pig hunters warned about Brucellosis


60
68 shares, 60 points

Pig hunters warned about Brucellosis

Pig hunters in the Upper Hunter Valley, NSW, are being warned to be vigilant after a hunter acquired a rare bacterial disease, according to this report from the ABC. The article says that last week a northern New South Wales pig hunter became the third person infected with Brucellosis this year.

Pro pots pigeons

In Adelaide, a “professional shooter” (whatever that is) has been hired to cull feral pigeons at Mawson Lakes. According to this report from the ABC, local businesses have hired the shooter to remove the birds after Government representatives washed their hands of the issue.

Are you a ballistics brainiac?

Reckon you’re pretty hot on your ballistics facts and figures? Take this quiz from the Guns and Ammo website to see if you really are a ballistics brainiac. You might just learn something – I know I did!

Amnesty in SA

Police in South Australia have announced that a firearms amnesty will run from December until next June, with plans being made to legislate for a permanent amnesty. According to a report from the ABC, anyone in illegal possession of a firearm, gun parts or ammunition will be able to surrender them without any action being taken against them by authorities.

RSPCA must pay for cattle kill

Last month the RSPCA lost its appeal against an order to pay more than a million dollars compensation after it illegally and unnecessarily killed 131 cattle in Victoria.  According to the Weekly Times, RSPCA boffin Liz Walker said this week that the money would not come from taxpayers, while MP James Purcell wants a review of Government funding of what has become an animal rights organisation.


Like it? Share with your friends!

60
68 shares, 60 points

What's Your Reaction?

super super
10
super
fail fail
4
fail
fun fun
2
fun
bad bad
20
bad
hate hate
18
hate
lol lol
16
lol
love love
14
love
omg omg
10
omg

0 Comments

Send this to a friend