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Received: 23 January 2018
Accepted: 30 November 2018
First Online: 15 January 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The study was approved by the human research ethics committees of each of the participating universities as follows (H-035-2011 University of Adelaide, HREC 416/2012/05 Charles Sturt University, HREC 1237395.1 University of Melbourne, HREC 2012/014 Murdoch University, HREC H5538 James Cook University). University of Adelaide participants in 2014 used an on-line survey. Written informed consent was obtained from study participants using paper versions of the survey, and the on-line version participation information preamble included the following (approved by the master HREC H-035-2011) stated clearly …“… Participation in this study is voluntary. By filling out the survey, you will be choosing to be involved in the study … ”
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: One of the authors of this manuscript (MAC) is a section editor for BMC Veterinary Research. The authors declare that they have no competing interests.
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