This section contains a selection of resources that are designed to inspire and assist organisations wanting to improve the welfare of farm animals in their supply chains.
These include a range of Information Sheets by species that support the welfare criteria for our Good Farm Animal Welfare Awards, as well as a number of reports that provide objective advice on farm animal welfare that can help you make the case for choosing higher welfare systems.
Humane Slaughter Summary
This document provides an overview of the principles of humane slaughter, an introduction to the main methods of slaughter in use commercially and general recommendations for its…Download (PDF 0.47MB)
Welfare Outcome Summary - Sows
Welfare outcomes are an animal-based method of assessing factors that contribute to an animal’s quality of welfare. This information sheet provides a selection of the main…Download (PDF 0.20MB)
Improving Electrical Waterbath Stunning
A summary of some of the ways that businesses can improve their waterbath stunning systems to ensure that welfare is upheld as required by European legislation during slaughter.Download (PDF 0.25MB)
Welfare Potential Matrix – Meat Rabbits and Does
A summary table which outlines the welfare potential by production system for meat rabbits and does using a ‘Bad-Better-Best’ model.Download (PDF 0.38MB)