Animal welfare

GERMANY

Germany: ASF found in wild boar in the district of Oberspreewald-Lausitz

African swine fever (ASF) has been detected in wild boar for the first time in the district of Ob...


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GERMANY

Evonik using epigenetics to trace animal welfare

Evonik has now developed a test for chicken products that shows how the animals were kept and fed.


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INTERNATIONAL

Initiative Tierwohl starts a new registration phase for piglet rearers

Piglet rearers can register again for the Animal Welfare Initiative (ITW). Registration in the da...


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SPAIN

Spain introduced video surveillance in slaughterhouses

Video surveillance ensuring animals are treated humanely before being killed is now mandatory in ...


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INTERNATIONAL

DSM introduces microbiome metabolism modulator to improve poultry health

Royal DSM, a global purpose-led science-based company, announces the introduction of Symphiome™, ...


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NETHERLAND

Pigs control their living environment through their own behaviour

In partnership with Connecting Agri & Food and StarFarmers, Vion Farming has launched a pilot pro...


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EU

EFSA recommendations to improve animal welfare during transport

Providing more space, lowering maximum temperatures, and keeping journey times to a minimum are a...


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SPAIN

INTERPORC applauds the regulation of video surveillance in Spanish slaughterhouses

The Interprofesional INTERPORC has expressed its satisfaction with the approval of the Royal Decr...


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INTERNATIONAL

EFSA issues recommendations to improve pig welfare

EFSA has published a scientific opinion on pig welfare on farms. It is the first of several repor...


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CANADA

Government of Canada invests in improving animal welfare

The humane care and handling of farm animals, and the ability to track their movements, are an im...


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