Poultry Welfare News

News published on September 28, 2006:

Int’l - New Zealand Broiler Welfare Standards World-Class

Research into the welfare of commercial broiler chickens in New Zealand has found that welfare standards are equal or superior to that of broilers kept elsewhere. The aim of the research was to identify appr...
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NZ Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry
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News published on June 21, 2005:

UK - Initial BPC comments on EU proposal on welfare of chicken kept for meat

BPC welcomes the proposal to fix common standards for chicken welfare across the whole EU. The proposal will pull together several existing welfare rules for chickens and elaborate new detailed requirements in ...
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British Poultry Council
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News published on June 1, 2005:

EU - Commission proposes legislation to improve welfare of broiler chickens

The Commission has adopted a proposal for a Directive on the protection of chickens kept for meat production (broilers). Scientific studies have revealed serious health and welfare shortcomings in the intensive...
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European Commission
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News published on April 26, 2005:

USA - Poultry processing is focus of workshop

The 2005 U.S. Poultry & Egg Association's Poultry Processor Workshop will be held May 18-19 at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in Atlanta. The focus of the workshop is to keep management up to date on key issues...
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Poultry Today
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News published on December 22, 2004:

New Zealand - Battery hen system to stay

Egg farmers will be allowed to continue using the battery hen system, says Agriculture Minister Jim Sutton. Mr Sutton today released two new codes of animal welfare for controversial species, farmed pigs an...
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