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Four Charged for Abusing Doomed Rodeo Bull

ABC News Online
June 13, 2006

Four people from northern Tasmania have been charged over the treatment of a bull at a rodeo at Carrick in January this year.

It is alleged the bull, which had spinal damage, was kicked in the face and forced to drag itself on to a truck.

It was later put down.

Two people from Carrick and two people from the north-west coast are charged with mismanagement under the Animal Welfare Act.

They are due to appear in the Launceston Magistrates Court next month.