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14th February 2019

The British Veterinary Association has responded today (14 February) to the Food Standards Agency (FSA) 2018 slaughterhouse survey, which has finally been released following pressure from BVA and others to make the data public. The survey, which...
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BVA

14th February 2019

Results of a survey carried out by the Food Standards Agency on slaughter methods of farm animals in England and Wales. Results of a survey carried out at all slaughterhouses operating in England and Wales during the period 29 January 2018 to 4...
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GOV.UK

12th February 2019

With an increasing political appetite to make improvements to live animal transport, the UK’s leading veterinary association is urging the government to put welfare at the heart of any decision-making with regards to moving livestock inside and out...
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BVA

12th February 2019

Dr William Russell presented a paper entitled A research on the history and progress of humane experimental techniques on this day at the UFAW Annual General Meeting in 1955.  This paper, published in UFAW’s technical news-sheet the UFAW Courier,...
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UFAW

11th February 2019

FAWC opinion giving advice to the Government that reviews the welfare of cattle kept for beef production, from rearing to finishing, in a range of production systems has been published onto the Government website. 
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GOV.UK

11th February 2019

In his new book, Animal Welfare Science, Husbandry and Ethics: The evolving story of our relationship with farm animals, Mark Fisher provides a unique insight into the human-animal relationship and offers guidance and understanding on the drivers of...
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Veterinary Practice

8th February 2019

We are extremely pleased to be returning to our now home venue, St Catharine’s College, University of Cambridge, for #CAWSEL19, from the 8th to the 20th of September.   What is CAWSEL? CAWSEL is a professionally developed range of courses aimed at...
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CAWSEL

8th February 2019

As the trend for pets with extreme features, such as dachshunds, Pugs, Persian cats and Netherland dwarf rabbits, continues to dominate card shops this year, vets are urging lovers who opt for animal cards to show they really care by sticking to...
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BVA

8th February 2019

 Published: 07 Feb 2019 | Last Updated: 08 Feb 2019 10:03:33 The RVC VetCompass Programme shares anonymised veterinary clinical data covering millions of dogs in the UK. These data have been extensively researched leading to 48 peer-reviewed...
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RVC

7th February 2019

Researchers explored the link between vitamin D levels and health outcomes in Scottish hill sheep. Sheep with higher vitamin D levels gave birth to heavier lambs the following year, researchers found. This is similar to findings in humans where a...
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University of Edinburgh

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