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22nd September 2020

Veterinary specialists and researchers collaborate to relieve pain in Cavalier King Charles Spaniels. A Cavalier King Charles Spaniel has made a long-term recovery following a complex operation to enlarge the capacity of her skull. Ruby, who was...
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University of Edinburgh

22nd September 2020

A researcher whose trials suggest that eyestalk ablation in shrimp is not only unnecessary but also potentially counter-productive, has made the shortlist for this year’s GOAL innovation award. Eyestalk ablation is widely practiced in shrimp...
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The Fish Site

21st September 2020

We've backed a petition by a dog trainer and welfare campaigner calling for a ban on the importation of dogs with cropped ears. It's illegal in England and Wales, under Section 5 of the Animal Welfare Act 2006, to crop a dog's ears. However, the...
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RSPCA

18th September 2020

Make sure you check guidance before importing and exporting products which are covered by CITES. As this year’s London Fashion Week gets underway, the government is urging consumers and the fashion industry to check new guidance effective from...
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GOV.UK

18th September 2020

Friedrich-Otto Ripke, President of the Central Association of the German Poultry Industry (ZDG), comments on the draft law banning the killing of rooster chicks presented by German Food and Agriculture Minister Julia Klöckner: “As the German poultry...
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The Poultry Site

16th September 2020

Slower growing broiler chickens are healthier and have more fun than conventional breeds of birds, new evidence from an independent commercial scale farm trial has shown. The study carried out by researchers from FAI Farms, the University of Bristol...
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University of Bristol

15th September 2020

Banks Baker, Manager of Animal Welfare and Agriculture with McDonald’s Supply Chain and Sustainability team, spoke Monday as part of a fireside chat about collaboration across the broiler supply chain regarding innovative animal welfare technologies...
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The Dairy Site

11th September 2020

The UK government has issued badger control licences for 11 new areas of England in a bid to control bovine TB - campaigners say the decision is a "huge betrayal of public trust". Government agency Natural England has re-authorised licences for 33...
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The Dairy Site

11th September 2020

New Zealand has launched a review of its livestock exports by sea one week after a ship carrying nearly 6,000 cows and 43 crew members capsized off Japan. Reuters reports that Gulf Livestock 1, which left New Zealand’s Napier Port for China sank...
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The Dairy Site

11th September 2020

We're calling for a change to the law to stop the importation of puppies from abroad which has soared during lockdown. The latest figures for July and August, released by the Government in response to a parliamentary question, show that numbers of...
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RSPCA

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