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News Releases

2011

28 March 2011 - News release: Lameness in sheep (PDF 70 KB)

21 March 2011 - News release: Mutilations and environmental enrichment in piglets And growing pigs (PDF 70 KB)

2010

14 December 2010 - News release: Osteoporosis and bone fractures in laying hens (PDF 70 KB).

2009

9 February 2010 - News release: Appointment of new members to the Farm Animal Welfare Council (PDF).

28 May 2009: News release: The Farm Animal Welfare Council (FAWC) today publishes its Report on the Welfare of Farmed Animals at Slaughter or Killing – Part Two: White Meat Animals (PDF 50 KB)

2008

24 February 2009: News release: Appointment of new members to the Farm Animal Welfare Council (FAWC).

17 September 2008: Consultation: The Farm Animal Welfare Council (FAWC) has set up a Working Group to examine how education and communication can positively affect the welfare of farm animals (PDF 100 KB). Comments to Simon Renn in the FAWC Secretariat (to the address or e-mail in the consultation letter) by 24 October 2008. A news release (PDF 50 KB) has also been issued.

13 November 2008: The Farm Animal Welfare Council (FAWC) today publishes its Opinion on the Welfare of Farmed Gamebirds (PDF 95 KB) on its website. A news release has also been issued.

17 September 2008 - Consultation: The Farm Animal Welfare Council (FAWC) has set up a Working Group to examine how education and communication can positively affect the welfare of farm animals (PDF 100 KB). Comments to Simon Renn in the FAWC Secretariat (to the address or e-mail in the consultation letter) by 24 October 2008. A news release (PDF 50 KB) has also been issued.

30 June 2008 - FAWC has published its report on the implications of castration and tail docking for the welfare of lambs (PDF 550KB). A news release has also been issued.

2007

15 November 2007 - Farm animal welfare council opinions on enriched cages for laying hens and on beak trimming of laying hens - A News Release has been issued.

19 July 2007 - FAWC has issued a consultation Adobe acrobat pdf file (44 KB) about economics and farm animal welfare in the UK. A news release has also been issued.

8 June 2007 - FAWC has published its report on Stockmanship and Farm Animal Welfare Adobe acrobat pdf file 145 KB). A news release has been issued. Copies of this report can also be obtained from FAWC Secretariat.

25 January 2007 - Farm Animal Welfare Council appoints four new members. A News Release has been issued.

2006

14 June 2006 - FAWC launched its report on Welfare Labelling Adobe acrobat pdf file (144 KB) at its Annual Open Meeting. A news release has been issued. Copies of this report can also be obtained from FAWC Secretariat.

8 February 2006 - Farm Animal Welfare Council appoints four new members. News Release

2005

30 June 2005
Farm Animal Welfare Council report on the welfare of farmed animals at gatherings

30 June 2005
Farm Animal Welfare Council Report on the welfare implications of Farm Assurance Schemes.

3 February 2005 - Farm Animal Welfare Council Appointments of New Chairman and Four New Members. News Release

2004

30 June 2004 - FAWC launched its Report on the Welfare Implications of Animal Breeding and Breeding Technologies in Commercial Agriculture (560 KB) at its Annual Open Meeting. A news release (30 KB) has been issued. Copies can also be obtained from the FAWC Secretariat.

2003

10 June 2003
Farm Animal Welfare Council calls for improvements to the welfare of animals at slaughter. FAWC 1/01

2001

3 September 2001
Farm Animal Welfare Council calls for greater focus on welfare in farm assurance schemes. FAWC 3/01

8 June 2001
Farm Animal Welfare Council considers proposals for 20 day standstill periods. FAWC 2/01

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