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Rearing Laying Hens in a Barn System without Beak Trimming: The Rondeel Example

Rearing Laying Hens in a Barn System without Beak Trimming: The Rondeel Example

Background: Beak Trimming and Feather Pecking in Laying Hens

Injurious feather pecking is a major welfare problem in laying hens which can occur in all types of rearing systems…

Working in partnership: IKEA

Working in partnership: IKEA

Background

IKEA was founded in 1943 by Swedish businessman Ingvar Kamprad and just over 10 years later, in 1958, the first IKEA store was opened. IKEA opened its…

Unilever logo

Working in partnership: Unilever

Background

Unilever is one of the world’s leading suppliers of fast-moving consumer goods, including foods, home care and personal care products. It owns a number of billion dollar brands, employs…

Sainsbury’s Pig Concept Farm

Sainsbury’s Pig Concept Farm

Background

Sainsbury’s is the third largest chain of supermarkets in the UK. Founded in 1869 by John James Sainsbury in London, it operates over 1,000 stores, including 450 convenience…

Waitrose QR Codes – delivering welfare messages to consumers

Waitrose QR Codes – delivering welfare messages to consumers

Background

The first Waitrose supermarket was opened in 1905 in Acton.  Waitrose is owned by the John Lewis partnership who acquired the business in 1937. Today there are over…