Blurred lines between animal welfare and animal ethics

Shan Goodwin
By Shan Goodwin
December 27 2020 - 1:17am
BIG STRIDES: Animal welfare research is evolving quickly in Australia, with everything from vaccines to pain relief to biological controls for pests under the microscope. PHOTO: Lucy Kinbacher.

ONE of the key elements of animal welfare science commonly misunderstood is that it is the animal's perception of its conditions that counts, not those of humans.

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Shan Goodwin

Shan Goodwin

National Agriculture Writer - Beef

Shan Goodwin steers ACM’s national coverage of the beef industry. Shan has worked as a journalist for 30 years, the majority of that with agricultural publications. She spent many years as The Land’s North Coast reporter and has visited beef properties and stations throughout the country and overseas. She treats all breeds equally.

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