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Technical Case Studies

Kipster – higher welfare barn system for laying hens

A video case study of the fantastic Kipster barn system - an innovative farm that has been designed to address laying hen welfare as well as sustainability concerns, delivering…

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Fumagalli (Italy) Free Farrowing Case Study

Case study about supply chain partners Waitrose, their UK supplier Winterbotham Darby and their Italian partner Fumagalli, and how they are running a commercially successful free…

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BPC antibiotic stewardship case study

The British Poultry Council launched an Antimicrobial Stewardship Programme in 2011 to ensure a continuous review of medicine usage in poultry meat as well as promoting best…

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Axfoundation Case Study on Antibiotics

Axfoundation in Sweden has been deeply engaged in minimising the use of antibiotics in land based food producing animals in the Swedish food retail/wholesale/food service sectors.…

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Case Study - Windstreek Broiler House

Case study on the innovative Windstreek broiler house which has been developed in The Netherlands, and offers multiple features for improved broiler welfare and strong…

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Kani-Swiss case study on Group Housing for Does

Case study on the Group Housing of Does in the Kani-Swiss system highlighting the welfare benefits for Does.

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The importance of appropriate pullet rearing

How pullets are reared influences the bird’s welfare throughout their entire life. The move from cage systems to cage-free, and typically free range systems, greatly improves the…

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Rearing Laying Hens without Beak Trimming

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…

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The Co-operative Dairy Cow Welfare Project

For The Co-operative, improving animal welfare is not simply a short-term marketing platform, but part of a long-term commitment to a responsible retailing agenda

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European Farmers Network case studies

The network brought together a values-driven association of farmers across Europe who believe that higher animal welfare is an essential part of sustainable agriculture

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