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Resources

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.

 

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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…

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Welfare Issues Table - Beef Cattle

A summary table which outlines the main welfare issues experienced by beef cattle and offers some alternative solutions.

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Welfare Potential Matrix - Beef Cattle

A summary table which outlines the welfare potential by production system for beef cattle.

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Welfare Potential Matrix - Sows and Meat Pigs

A summary table which outlines the welfare potential by production system for sows and meat pigs using a ‘Bad-Better-Best’ model.

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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.

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Farm Animal Welfare - Glossary of Terms

A glossary of farm animal welfare terms to help you understand and communicate on farm animal welfare.

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Welfare Potential Matrix - Dairy Calves

A summary table which outlines the welfare potential by production system for dairy calves using a ‘Bad-Better-Best’ model.

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Welfare Potential Matrix - Dairy Cattle

A summary table which outlines the welfare potential by production system for dairy cattle using a ‘Bad-Better-Best’ model.

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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.

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Welfare Issues Table - Growing Rabbits

A summary table which outlines the main welfare issues experienced by growing (meat) rabbits and offers some alternative solutions.

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