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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

16th December 2019

Lack of owner knowledge on how to feed has been judged to be the major cause A recent survey* of UK veterinary professionals, carried out by Supreme Petfoods, found that they believe that less than 40 percent of all rabbits and guinea pigs are being...
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Veterinary Practice

16th December 2019

The outline programme for the 28th National Equine Forum has been confirmed. This annual event will be held in London on 5th March 2020 and will cover a breadth of important global and national topics related to the equine sector. A key element of...
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BEVA

13th December 2019

The new course equates to 50 CPD hours and is delivered entirely online to give busy vet nurses the flexibility to fit their studies around their job The BSAVA has added a behaviour course to its popular Veterinary Nurse Merit Awards (VNMA), in...
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Veterinary Practice

11th December 2019

A ban on the international commercial trade of Asian small-clawed and smooth-coated otters, Indian Star tortoises and many other animals came into effect on November 26 Every day, thousands of wild animals are poached, bred or farmed and sold into...
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World Animal Protection

6th December 2019

High standards in animal welfare should extend to hens at the end of their laying careers just as much as to younger birds. The poultry-housing experts of ZTHZ in Switzerland offer advice on responsible depopulation in both caged and cage-free...
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The Poultry Site

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