Should non-veterinarians be allowed to preg-test cattle for export?

Should accredited non-veterinarians be allowed to pregnancy test cattle for export purposes, not just veterinarians? The Australian Standard for the Export of Livestock (ASEL) requires that unspayed female cattle must be pregnancy tested within 30 days of cattle being exported. Pregnancy tests can for feeder and slaughter cattle to be exported by sea can only completed by a registered veterinarian using the Australian Cattle Veterinarian’s Association’s PREgCHECK scheme. The key exception is in the Northern Territory and Western Australia, where “competent pregnancy testers” accredited by a relevant agency can also perform the same role for feeder and slaughter cattle exports. The…

Source: Beef Central
Should non-veterinarians be allowed to preg-test cattle for export?