Welfare of Growing Rabbits - Scientific Review
Full technical information sheet. Suitable for readers with some prior knowledge or wanting to learn about the topic in more detail.
The welfare of farmed rabbits in commercial production systems - a scientific review
The independent report reviewing ‘The Welfare of Farmed Rabbits in Commercial Production Systems’ was written by researchers from the University of Bristol and commissioned by Compassion in World Farming. It comprises an independent review of the scientific literature on rabbits, incorporating knowledge of their natural behaviour and biology in the wild, and studies of their welfare in European production systems.
Welfare Issues Table - Growing Rabbits
A summary table which outlines the main welfare issues experienced by growing (meat) rabbits and offers some alternative solutions.
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.