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8th January 2020

A vision for future farming as we tackle the challenges of climate change and nature recovery Leading Defra to put farming at the heart of tackling the twin climate and nature crisis Thank you … I am really delighted to have been asked by the Prime...
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GOV.UK

3rd January 2020

The country‘s leading chicken charity has announced it will offer research grants to veterinarians, vet and agricultural students to improve pet hen health across the globe. The British Hen Welfare Trust (BHWT), founded in 2005, is working with...
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Veterinary Practice

2nd January 2020

Four of the UK’s leading veterinary surgeons and animal welfare scientists have been appointed to the board of trustees of the Animal Welfare Foundation, the vet-led charity announced today (2 January).  Wildlife and zoo animal vets Romain Pizzi and...
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BVA

2nd January 2020

The government and animal welfare charities urge pet owners to microchip their cats and dogs this New Year. The government and leading animal welfare charities are urging pet owners to microchip their cats and dogs this New Year, to give them the...
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GOV.UK

26th December 2019

Soldiers have assisted African Parks who relocated critically Endangered Black Rhinos from South Africa to Malawi in one of the largest international rhino translocations to date Soldiers from the 2nd Battalion Royal Gurkha Rifles have recently...
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GOV.UK

23rd December 2019

The welfare of millions of broiler chickens could be improved thanks to an educational video to help farmers identify and encourage positive welfare in broilers. The video has been created following collaborative work by The Co-op, their chicken...
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University of Bristol

20th December 2019

From 20 January 2020, wild animals cannot be exhibited or used in a performance as part of a travelling circus in England. ...follow the link to read the Government Guidance on GOV.UK...
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GOV.UK

19th December 2019

We welcome the strong commitment to introducing legislation to recognise animal sentience and are calling on the government to keep animal welfare high on the agenda during the next Parliament We are calling on the government to keep animal welfare...
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BVA

19th December 2019

We worked with Following Giants tourist venue, Thailand, to transition from a traditional trekking camp that offers rides to tourists, to a place where elephants can be free to just be elephants. Elephants Jahn and Chok recently had their saddles...
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World Animal Protection

17th December 2019

Tuberculosis in cattle and badgers passes between members of the same species at least twice as often than between cow and badger. Disease spread within badger populations and within cattle herds happens at least twice as frequently as transmission...
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University of Edinburgh

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