อ่านหัวข่าว กสิกรและชนบท ใน Australia : Bigpond News (Telstra Australia) 17 June 2013
UK zoo baboon shot dead after escape
A baboon was shot dead on Sunday when it escaped from a UK zoo. <alt: abducted wildlife shot and killed while attempting to return home.>
NYC airport builds turtle barrier
A New York airport is hoping a barrier made of plastic piping will help keep the turtles off the runway. <alt: Turtles can't jump, but they cant dig ;-) >
Whale shocks fishers
A fisherman has been shocked when he reeled in a halibut only to have a killer whale attempt to steal it. <alt: They plunder the sea but can't stand being plundered.>
Thai man busted with 14 rare lions
Thai police have found 14 rare albino lions and other protected animals in a warehouse near Bangkok. <alt: it's justice to keep a man in cage for keeping animals in cage.>
Pests resistant to GM crops says study
A new study shows more pest species are becoming resistant to insect-repellent crops. <alt: and more toxic chemicals in larger dosage are the solutions? >
'Choice' claims food breakthrough
CHOICE has claimed a breakthrough with the introduction of three new 'star ratings' for food. <alt: The 'chilli ratings' on Thai curries didn't even break a smile.>
Grazing renewal experiment starts
University of Adelaide researchers have launched a long-term experiment in grazing land renewal. <alt: strong scientific belief that gazing destroys pastures, ignores animal droppings and urines that improve pastures too.>
Canberra veterinarian honoured
Two Canberra veterinarians and one from Western Australia honoured for their work with animals.
Government claims new markets aid
Australian Agricultural Councillors are to be appointed in several Asian markets to boost export potential.
Stock Squad investigates Far West theft
Queensland police are seeking help in locatng equipment stolen from a Cloncurry property.
Recognition for WA cattleman
WAFarmers offer warm congratulations to Lang Copping after his Order of Australia award.