Chris Richards

Chris Richards

Joined Team: Founded Team in 1998

Role: Veterinarian

 

Profile:

Chris graduated from University of Melbourne Veterinary School in 1996 and moved to Bendigo, Victoria to commence a career in pig health and production. He started Chris Richards & Associates in 1998 in a little pink cottage on Napier St, White Hills. The business has since grown to a team of 11 vets located in Bendigo, Brisbane, Oakey and Toowoomba, supported by technical service, laboratory, customer service, finance, IT, warehouse and logistics teams.

 

Chris is also a Director of Portec Veterinary Services in Perth, WA, Southern Cross Feedlot Services and Pork Storks Australia, an artificial insemination business that supplies pig semen throughout the east coast of Australia.

 

Chris is an Australian Pork Limited Delegate, on the Pork CRC R&D Committee and member of the Australian Pig Veterinarians, Australian Veterinary Association and American Association of Swine Veterinarians.

 

Away from the pig industry, Chris is a Board Member of the Bendigo Spirit WNBL Franchise and the Bendigo Football Netball League.