Welfare standards for chickens. by Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.

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Published by RSPCA in Horsham, Sussex .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Animal welfare.,
  • Poultry.,
  • Chickens.

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The Physical Object
Pagination27p. ;
Number of Pages27
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17154874M
ISBN 101898331332
OCLC/WorldCa605123978

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The RSPCA Welfare Standards for Chickens have been developed to provide the only RSPCA approved scheme for the rearing, handling, transport and slaughter of broiler chickens. They take account of legislation, government welfare codes, scientific research, veterinary advice, recommendations of the Farm Animal Welfare Council (FAWC) and the.

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Includes links to the Policy Manual as well as Standards for beef cattle, broiler chickens, laying hens, dairy cows, goats, pigs, sheep, turkeys, and young dairy beef. Animal Welfare (Meat Chickens) Code of Welfare A code of welfare issued under the Animal Welfare Act 26 July ISBN (print) ISBN (online) National Animal Welfare Advisory Committee.

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Our detailed RSPCA welfare standards have been developed to represent good practice in the care and welfare of commercially-farmed meat ducks (domestic/common) at all stages of their lives.

Read the RSPCA welfare standards for domestic/common ducks online or download the PDF version found at the bottom of this page. To meet cross compliance welfare standards for meat chickens you need to follow the current Statutory Management Requirements (SMRs): SMR 4 - food and feed law (formerly SMR11) SMR 13 - animal.

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InState and Territory governments agreed to commence a full review of the Model Code ‘in recognition of significant advances in husbandry practices, technology, and in available science’. • Broiler Chickens The National Chicken Council (NCC) developed The NCC Animal Welfare Guidelines and Audit Checklist.

–To assist companies in ensuring and verifying a high level of welfare exists. • Has been widely adopted within the industry. –The physical well-being of animals is very important to the broiler chicken industry. Welfare of Birds at Slaughter (Humane Society of the U.S.) PDF; Welfare of Hens in Free Range Systems (Dept for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs, UK) PDF; Welfare of Broilers.

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