Invitation

You are invited to participate in a study which aims to understand the knowledge, attitudes and practices of primary producers in regard to bobby calves in Australian dairy systems.

This survey will also assess dairy producer wellbeing and core beliefs surrounding euthanasia of non-replacement male calves.

The study is being conducted by Veronika Vicic, a PhD student, under the supervision of Dr Michael Campbell and Dr Jane Quinn from the School of Animal and Veterinary Sciences, and Dr Anthony Saliba from the School of Psychology at Charles Sturt University.

Before you decide whether or not you wish to participate in this study, it is important for you to understand why the research is being done and what it will involve. Please take the time to read the following information carefully and discuss it with others if you wish.
Researchers:
Ms Veronika Vicic, B. Animal Science (Hons I)
PhD Candidate, Doctor of Philosophy,
School of Animal and Veterinary Sciences,
Faculty of Science,
Charles Sturt University

Dr Michael Campbell                          
Lecturer in Farming Systems,
School of Animal and Veterinary Sciences,
Faculty of Science,
Charles Sturt University

Prof Anthony Saliba                           
Professor of Psychology,
School of Psychology,
Faculty of Science,
Charles Sturt University

Assoc. Prof. Jane Quinn                              
Associate Professor in Veterinary Physiology,
School of Animal and Veterinary Sciences,
Faculty of Science,
Charles Sturt University
 
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