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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.

 

Animal Welfare   Laying Hens   Broiler Chickens   Dairy   Pigs   Rabbits  Fish  Beef Cattle   Reports

 

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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Welfare Issues Table - Breeding Does

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

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Welfare of Growing Rabbits

Full technical information sheet. Suitable for readers with some prior knowledge or wanting to learn about the topic in more detail. 

Download (PDF 0.74MB)

Welfare of Breeding Rabbits

Full technical information sheet. Suitable for readers with some prior knowledge or wanting to learn about the topic in more detail. 

Download (PDF 0.53MB)

Rabbit Meat Production in the EU

Full technical information sheet. Suitable for readers with some prior knowledge or wanting to learn about the topic in more detail. 

Download (PDF 0.52MB)

Welfare Potential Matrix - Laying Hens

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

Download (PDF 0.22MB)

Welfare Potential Matrix - Broilers

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

Download (PDF 0.23MB)

Halal slaughter: Effective recoverable stunning

This presentation with voiceover gives an overview on the issue surrounding waterbath stunning for the halal market. It details what effective stunning is, what halal stunning…

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Welfare Issues Table - Sows

Summary table which outlines the main welfare issues experienced by sows and offers some alternative solutions.

Download (PDF 0.09MB)

Welfare Issues Table - Meat Pigs

Summary table which outlines the main welfare issues experienced by meat pigs and offers some alternative solutions.

Download (PDF 0.08MB)