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(Civil Eats O/S) What A Delay On Canada’s Gestation Crate Ban Will Mean For Pig Welfare (Forbes O/S) Red Tractor plans stricter standards from November 2021 (Farmers Weekly O/S) Gene-editing plan ‘dark day’ for animal welfare and environment, say farming experts (Independent O/S) Animals farmed: lab-grown ‘chicken’, bird culls, and why pigs really can't fly (Guardian O/S) The good old ways: can we still farm like our grandparents? (Guardian O/S) Blurred lines between animal welfare and animal ethics (QLD Country Life) Even More Americans Ate Plant-Based Meats In 2020, And Animal Advocates Are Celebrating (Forbes O/S) RSPCA calls for cut in meat and dairy as activists launch legal fight to end factory farming (The Independent O/S) MPI's tips for animal welfare over summer (NZ Herald O/S) Giggling rats highlight call for animal law (Pet Business World O/S) Plant-based dairy, egg product sales reach $4b in 2020 (Feedstuffs O/S) [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/qode_accordion_tab][qode_accordion_tab title="Cattle in beef & dairy production"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] Pain relief is delivering an animal welfare revolution - Peter Windsor (QLD Country Life) Curious Questions: Are cows actually super-intelligent? (Country Life O/S) Is Dairy Farming Cruel to Cows? (New York Times O/S) Tips for preventing and handling heat stress in dairy cows (Dairy News) [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/qode_accordion_tab][qode_accordion_tab title="Pigs in pork production"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] Majority of pork buyers show concern for pig welfare, survey shows (WAP Harris Poll O/S) ADHB releases UK Pork sector strategy proposal (ADHB O/S) Outlook 2021: Pig sector three-point plan for secure future (Farmers Weekly O/S) Danish expert questions value of new Chinese face recognition tool for pigs (ScandAsia O/S) [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/qode_accordion_tab][qode_accordion_tab title="Poultry in meat & egg production"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] South Korea culls 19 million poultry to control avian flu (Watt Poultry O/S) Egg Innovations CEO: ‘Cage-free is a step in the right direction, but it isn’t meeting the entire needs of the birds’. (Food Navigator O/S) Maintaining bird welfare during AI housing measures (Poultry World O/S) [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/qode_accordion_tab][qode_accordion_tab title="Sheep in meat & wool production"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] Mulesing stance influenced by flystrike risk, survey finds (Ecotextile News O/S) Click go the shearers as COVID 'crisis' bucks wool industry (Sydney Morning Herald) [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/qode_accordion_tab][qode_accordion_tab title="Animals in transit & at slaughter"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] EU hypocrisy? Foie gras and factory farming continue, but kosher and halal traditions nixed (GetReligion O/S) Live Animal Export: How Many Animals Die During Transport? (Sentient Media O/S) Improving animal-welfare in pig slaughterhouses – Tips on how to reduce stress, suffering and ease handling (2021) (Eyes on Animals O/S) Temple Grandin: Clarifying welfare guidance (Meat+Poultry O/S) [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/qode_accordion_tab][qode_accordion_tab title="Animals in aquaculture"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] Fish Welfare Scoping Report: The Philippines (Fish Welfare Initiative O/S) Fish are more sentient than you think — and here's how you can speak up for them (Journal Pioneer O/S) [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/qode_accordion_tab][qode_accordion_tab title="Animals in research & teaching"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] Mice may ‘catch’ each other’s pain — and pain relief (Science News O/S) How many mice and rats are used in U.S. labs? Controversial study says more than 100 million (Science O/S) Mouse Exchange wins national award for openness in animal research (University of Southampton O/S) [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/qode_accordion_tab][qode_accordion_tab title="Animals in racing & sports"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] Dog days of Florida come to an end, with total demise of U.S. greyhound racing within sight (NBC News O/S) [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/qode_accordion_tab][qode_accordion_tab title="Animals in zoos, aquaria & the wild"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] Lost pigeon puts animal welfare in the spotlight (The Age) A moo-ving target: fenceless grazing widens possibilities for cows and wildlife (Guardian O/S) How Covid has plunged Asia's captive elephants into fresh crisis (Guardian O/S) Aquarium agrees to delay beluga whale delivery amid lawsuit (ABC O/S) PETA labeled an LSU researcher a bird-killer. She's pushing back against the 'lies' (The Advocate O/S) [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/qode_accordion_tab][qode_accordion_tab title="Pets & companion animals"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] Why you should desex your cat before puberty (Univ Sydney) More than 1,500 hens and cockerels bought during lockdown have been dumped and abandoned amid fears over return of bird flu, RSPCA warns (Daily Mail O/S) [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/qode_accordion_tab][qode_accordion_tab title="Podcasts & presentations"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]-[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/qode_accordion_tab][qode_accordion_tab title="Policy"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] What A Delay On Canada’s Gestation Crate Ban Will Mean For Pig Welfare (Swineweb O/S) A Glimmer of Hope for Animal Welfare in Europe (Slow Food O/S) Ohio Governor Signs Bill Requiring Cross-Reporting of Animal and Child Abuse (Animal Welfare Institute O/S) EU states can ban kosher and halal ritual slaughter, court rules (Politico O/S) Europe's push for an animal welfare label risks an epic trade dispute (The Hill O/S) Omnibus Spending for Fiscal Year 2021 Includes Gains for Animals (Animal Welfare Institute O/S) EU parliament decides fate of ‘veggie meat’ (Pig Progress O/S) [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/qode_accordion_tab][qode_accordion_tab title="Other/Publications"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] I. Veissier, M. Miele, L. Mounier. Animal welfare official inspections: farmers and inspectors shared concerns, Animal, Volume 15, Issue 1, 2021, 100038, ISSN 1751-7311, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.animal.2020.100038 Hayes, M.E.; Hemsworth, L.M.; Morrison, R.S.; Butler, K.L.; Rice, M.; Rault, J.-L.; Hemsworth, P.H. Effects of Positive Human Contact during Gestation on the Behaviour, Physiology and Reproductive Performance of Sows. Animals 2021, 11, 214. https://doi.org/10.3390/ani11010214 (registering DOI) FAO Sustainable Livestock Tech Network Newsletter (FAO O/S) Christley, R.M.; Murray, J.K.; Anderson, K.L.; Buckland, E.L.; Casey, R.A.; Harvey, N.D.; Harris, L.; Holland, K.E.; McMillan, K.M.; Mead, R.; Owczarczak-Garstecka, S.C.; Upjohn, M.M. Impact of the First COVID-19 Lockdown on Management of Pet Dogs in the UK. Animals 2021, 11, 5. https://www.mdpi.com/2076-2615/11/1/5 Animal Sentience and Emotions: The Argument for Universal Acceptance of Sentience (PETA) Alexander Pekin, Hester Rynhoud, Bradley Brennan, Ricardo J. Soares Magalhães. Dog bite Emergency department presentations in Brisbane metro south: Epidemiology and exploratory medical geography for targeted interventions,One Health,Volume 12,2021,100204,ISSN 2352-7714. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.onehlt.2020.100204 The Animals’ Manifesto – Preventing COVID-X ....

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UK Farms have a year to stop killing male calves (Guardian O/S) [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/qode_accordion_tab][qode_accordion_tab title="Pigs in pork production"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] Piglets vocally indicate preference for their piglet friends over human conspecifics (Phys.Org O/S) Facial recognition for pigs: Is it helping Chinese farmers or hurting the poorest? (Guardian O/S) Pig welfare calls for broad approach (Pig Progress O/S) [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/qode_accordion_tab][qode_accordion_tab title="Poultry in meat & egg production"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] EU's largest meat supplier signs the Better Chicken Commitment (The Poultry Site O/S) RSPCA approved turkey at Woolworths, what’s it all about? (RSPCA Aus) Australians can support higher welfare farming during the holiday season (The Poultry Site) [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/qode_accordion_tab][qode_accordion_tab title="Sheep in meat & wool production"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] Changing consumer sentiment pushes for improved sheep handling (ABC) [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/qode_accordion_tab][qode_accordion_tab title="Animals in transit & at slaughter"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] Safety standards in UK slaughterhouses risk being compromised by the ‘stringent’ rules requiring a permanent veterinary presence in all abattoirs, a food lawyer has claimed (Food Navgator.com O/S) RD&E 2020 Cattle Update (LiveCorp) [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/qode_accordion_tab][qode_accordion_tab title="Animals in aquaculture"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] Stepping up aquatic animal welfare (The Fish Site O/S) 50,000 Salmon Escape from Fish Farm (OneGreenPlanet) [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/qode_accordion_tab][qode_accordion_tab title="Animals in research & teaching"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]-[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/qode_accordion_tab][qode_accordion_tab title="Animals in racing & sports"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] Racing bodies urged to adopt new minimum welfare standards for thoroughbreds (Horsetalk NZ O/S) Independent welfare report due early 2021 (Racing.com) SAFE Zeroes in On Rodeo With A New Petition Launching Today (Scoop NZ O/S) [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/qode_accordion_tab][qode_accordion_tab title="Animals in zoos, aquaria & the wild"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] Cher turns attention to mall gorilla after freeing 'world's loneliest elephant (Guardian O/S) Foxes starving to death and resorting to cannibalism in Polish fur farms (Independent O/S) Animal welfare organisations call for the permanent closure of fur farms in Europe (Brussels Times O/S) The Most Dedicated Activists Don’t Always Shout the Loudest (Sentient Media O/S) New Action Plan to Improve Wildlife Response During Fire (Mirage) [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/qode_accordion_tab][qode_accordion_tab title="Pets & companion animals"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] EU Policy on Dog Breeding (Purdue Univ O/S) What Animals Think. The Discussion Is Underway (Bedlam Farm O/S) RSPCA 'concerned' over BBC's 'irresponsible' puppy-breeding show (BBC O/S) [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/qode_accordion_tab][qode_accordion_tab title="Podcasts & presentations"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] Will the burger of the future be made of plants, meat or cultured cells? (UniMelb) Can post-Brexit Britain ban live animal exports? (BBC O/S) Fish welfare insights now available online (The Fish Site O/S) [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/qode_accordion_tab][qode_accordion_tab title="Policy"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] Agriculture ministers approve plans for animal welfare label (AgriLand O/S) Monkeys could be banned as pets, says government (BBC O/S) [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/qode_accordion_tab][qode_accordion_tab title="Other/Publications"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] Interview with US professor of animal science Temple Grandin (Cat Behaviorist.com O/S) The Meat Industry’s Bestiality Problem (The New Republic O/S) Pérez Fraga, P., Gerencsér, L. & Andics, A. Human proximity seeking in family pigs and dogs. Sci Rep 10, 20883 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-77643-5 John K Yost, Jarred W Yates, Matt P Davis, Matthew E Wilson, The Stockman’s Scorecard: quantitative evaluation of beef cattle stockmanship, Translational Animal Science, Volume 4, Issue 4, October 2020, txaa175, https://doi.org/10.1093/tas/txaa175 Bergstra, TJ; Hogeveen, H; Stassen, EN; Oude Lansink, AGJM. Efficiency of measures for sow husbandry: Integrating farm income, animal welfare and public attitudes. Animal Welfare 2020, 29: 433-447. https://doi.org/10.7120/09627286.29.4.433 [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/qode_accordion_tab][/qode_accordion][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1605068053503{padding-top: 2% !important;padding-bottom: 2% !important;}"] Conferences, Seminars & Events [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text] 10th NAWRDES Forum - Pain – elimination, mitigation and inter-disciplinary learnings. Presentations (NAWRDES Forum) 10th NAWRDES Forum – EXTRA Project Snapshots (NAWRDES Forum Extra) Nat Livestock Wellbeing Seminar Series. 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(Guardian O/S) A Farm Sanctuary Tour’s Effects On Intentions And Diet Change (Faunalytics O/S) Vegetarian or Vegan? Watch Your Bone Health (New York Times O/S) Industry releases updated reports on cattle and sheep health and welfare (ADHB O/S) How PETA Is Fighting To End Speciesism—And Working With Brands To Promote Eco-Friendly And Vegan Materials (Forbes O/S) Breakthrough theory suggests emotions and mood underpin animal behaviour, much like in humans (Queen’s Univ, Belfast O/S) Animal welfare actions raise productivity, sustainability (Weekly Times) Pain mitigation in sheep and cattle (MLA Factsheet) [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/qode_accordion_tab][qode_accordion_tab title="Cattle in beef & dairy production"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] Working together to harmonise cattle welfare standards (Mirage) Animal Welfare Through an Animal Activist’s Eyes (Dairy Herd O/S) One in five British schoolchildren don't understand where milk comes from (The Caterer O/S) Pain mitigation for castration in beef cattle in southern Australia (MLA Factsheet) [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/qode_accordion_tab][qode_accordion_tab title="Pigs in pork production"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] Farm visit: Welfare and environment key in innovative barn (Pig Progress O/S) Pain management for piglet castration – what’s the problem? (Pig Progress O/S) Coronavirus continues to roil UK meat supply chain (The Pig Site O/S) Pig sector forum set up to address Covid-19 issues (FarmingUK O/S) [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/qode_accordion_tab][qode_accordion_tab title="Poultry in meat & egg production"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] Singapore greenlights the sale of lab-grown chicken meat (The Poultry Site O/S) All hens and other farm birds to be kept inside in GB avian flu crackdown (Guardian O/S) How a Kinder, More Sustainable Hen-Laying Ecosystem Became a Billion-Dollar Business (Inc O/S) Costco making transition to cage-free egg policy (The Poultry Site O/S) Genetic tweaking will help Israel, world stop killing male baby chicks (ynetnews O/S) Is the term ‘free range’ on a product label enough to guarantee good animal welfare? (RSPCA Aust) Why the USDA is being sued – again (NewsClick O/S) [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/qode_accordion_tab][qode_accordion_tab title="Sheep in meat & wool production"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] NSW producers mulesing sheep without pain relief risk big fines (Sheep Central) Pain mitigation in sheep (MLA Factsheet) [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/qode_accordion_tab][qode_accordion_tab title="Animals in transit & at slaughter"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] Why I can’t support the government’s proposed plan to ban the live export of animals (Independent O/S) England and Wales to ban live animal exports in European first (Guardian O/S) Exporting animal welfare to Vietnam (Farm Weekly) From The Archive: The Far Right And Animal Welfare (Hope not Hate O/S) Talks intensify over proposal to fly calves to Europe (Farming Independent.ie O/S) BVA hails animal welfare mandate (CCTV) for Scottish abattoirs (Meat Management O/S) [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/qode_accordion_tab][qode_accordion_tab title="Animals in aquaculture"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] Stepping up tilapia welfare in Brazil and beyond (The Fish Site O/S) There aren't plenty more fish in the sea (USYD) [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/qode_accordion_tab][qode_accordion_tab title="Animals in research & teaching"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] Forced swim tests on mice at University of Bath slammed by animal welfare group PETA (Somerset Live O/S) Animal rights activists want 'big changes' to research after piglets gassed to death in Kiwi experiments (NewsHub O/S) [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/qode_accordion_tab][qode_accordion_tab title="Animals in racing & sports"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] Horse Racing and Animal Rights (Treehugger O/S) Openness and transparency crucial to the future of racing and other animal industries, researchers suggest (HorseTalk NZ O/S) [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/qode_accordion_tab][qode_accordion_tab title="Animals in zoos, aquaria & the wild"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] Chimpanzee sanctuaries are under fire. Can a new science-based tool improve ape welfare? (Science O/S) Access to justice for animals is gaining momentum through legislation such as the Jane Goodall Act (Canadian Lawyer O/S) Should Wildlife Be Granted the Right to Own Their Homes? (Psychology Today O/S) Relocating Auckland Zoo elephants will distress them - World Animal Protection Group (NewsHub NZ O/S) Research Highlights Animal Welfare Issues In Developing Country Zoos (Wild Welfare O/S) ‘World’s loneliest elephant’ Kaavan starts trip to Cambodia (AP O/S) [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/qode_accordion_tab][qode_accordion_tab title="Pets & companion animals"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] Valuing The Welfare Of Dogs Over Profit And Convenience (Patch O/S) Veterinary Behaviourist to help dogs with separation anxiety post COVID (Mirage) Study Finds That Pets Have Significantly Improved Lives Since the Pandemic Disrupted Human Relationships (MyModernMet O/S) [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/qode_accordion_tab][qode_accordion_tab title="Podcasts & presentations"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]-[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/qode_accordion_tab][qode_accordion_tab title="Policy"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] UK NFU cautiously welcomes new agricultural transition policy (The Pig Site O/S) Agricultural transition plan 2021 to 2024 (UK GOV O/S) Brexit: Lambs to the slaughter (BBC O/S) Live animal exports to be banned in England and Wales (BBC O/S) Proposed Jane Goodall Act game-changing animal law breakthrough (Lawyer’s Daily O/S) Ban on wild animals in Welsh travelling circuses starts today (Totally Vegan Buzz O/S) [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/qode_accordion_tab][qode_accordion_tab title="Publications"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] Akerfeldt, M.P., Gunnarsson, S., Bernes, G. et al. Health and welfare in organic livestock production systems—a systematic mapping of current knowledge. Org. Agr. (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s13165-020-00334-y Andrew Crump, Emily J. Bethell, Ryan Earley, Victoria E. Lee, Michael Mendl, Lucy Oldham, Simon P. Turner and Gareth Arnott. Emotion in animal contests. Proc.R.Soc.B. 287:20201715. https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2020.1715 Diana, A., Lorenzi, V., Penasa, M. et al. Effect of welfare standards and biosecurity practices on antimicrobial use in beef cattle. Sci Rep 10, 20939 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-77838-w Hampton, J.O.; Jones, B.; McGreevy, P.D. Social License and Animal Welfare: Developments from the Past Decade in Australia. Animals 2020, 10, 2237. https://www.mdpi.com/2076-2615/10/12/2237 Maskato, Y.; Dugdale, A.H.A.; Singer, E.R.; Kelmer, G.; Sutton, G.A. Prospective Feasibility and Revalidation of the Equine Acute Abdominal Pain Scale (EAAPS) in Clinical Cases of Colic in Horses. Animals 2020, 10, 2242. https://www.mdpi.com/2076-2615/10/12/2242 Navarro, E., Mainau, E and Manteca, X.  Development of a Facial Expression Scale Using Farrowing as a Model of Pain in Sows. Animals 2020,...

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How Technology Shows Its Decline Has Been Exaggerated (Forbes O/S) [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/qode_accordion_tab][qode_accordion_tab title="Pigs in pork production"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] UK pig industry continues to reduce antibiotic use (The Pig Site O/S) ‘Suffocating closeness’: US judge condemns ‘appalling conditions’ on industrial farms (Guardian O/S) Retailer pig welfare policies ‘do not go far enough’, report says (The Grocer O/S) New Zealand: Farrowing crates for pigs are unlawful (Pig Progress O/S) Promising News For Europe’s Pigs (CIWF O/S) Agriculture minister introduced 'unlawful and invalid' pig welfare standards, judge rules (StuffNZ O/S) [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/qode_accordion_tab][qode_accordion_tab title="Poultry in meat & egg production"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] Biosecurity and preventing welfare impacts in poultry and captive birds (DEFR O/S) Welfare concerns raised over chlorinated chicken (The Roslin Institute O/S) ‘Listening’ to chicks could improve poultry welfare (The Poultry Site O/S) Czech Senate Approves Bans on Cages for Hens as of 2027 (Prague Morning O/S) New report alleges that the USDA is turning a blind eye to animal abuse at large poultry plants (The Poultry Site O/S) Better bird care – Tyson (Meat+Poultry O/S) Poultry farms are havens for wildlife (Poultry World O/S) Is everything really going smoothly with cage-free production? (WattPoultry O/S) UK hailed for progress in transition away from cage-free eggs (FarmingUK O/S) Shopping for a Thanksgiving Turkey? Beware of These Downright Deceptive Labels (Animal Welfare Institute O/S) [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/qode_accordion_tab][qode_accordion_tab title="Sheep in meat & wool production"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] Animal Welfare Clock Ticking On Shearer Border Decision (Scoop NZ O/S) Shearer shortage extends season, causes farm stress and sheep welfare concerns (ABC) [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/qode_accordion_tab][qode_accordion_tab title="Animals in transit & at slaughter"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] The $400 margin that helps drive the dairy cow live export market (Stuff NZ O/S) Poland scraps bill barring ritual slaughter, vows to introduce new one (Times of Israel O/S) [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/qode_accordion_tab][qode_accordion_tab title="Animals in aquaculture"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] Why fish slaughtering methods must be improved in Brazil (The Fish Site O/S) [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/qode_accordion_tab][qode_accordion_tab title="Animals in research & teaching"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]-[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/qode_accordion_tab][qode_accordion_tab title="Animals in racing & sports"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] SPCA joins calls for greyhound racing to be banned after five deaths in five weeks (Stuff NZ O/S) The greyhound industry is inherently cruel – so why should the taxpayer fund it? (The Journal.ie O/S) New Zealand rodeo: Animals ‘throttled, given electric shocks, punched and slammed to ground in violent scenes’ (Independent O/S) Horses and humans feel the same pain when whipped, study finds (Guardian) [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/qode_accordion_tab][qode_accordion_tab title="Animals in zoos, aquaria & the wild"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] Feds to begin surgical sterilizations on wild horses, starting with a Utah herd (Salt Lake Tribune O/S) New guide on using drones for conservation (ScienceDaily O/S) World Animal Protection Billboard Removed From Melbourne’s Lonsdale Street (Aust Leisure Management) The National Code of Practice for the Humane Shooting of Kangaroos and Wallabies for Commercial Purposes 18/11/20 (AgriFutures) World Animal Protection Unveils New Campaign Calling For End To Captive Dolphin Breeding At Gold Coast’s Sea World (Ausleisure) New study shows that big mammals suffer brain damage in captivity (Down to Earth O/S) Zoo crisis deepens amidst second national lockdown and ‘restrictive‘ bailout conditions (Nat Geographic O/S) Australian farm to hold 50,000 crocodiles for luxury Hermès goods questioned by animal welfare groups (Guardian) [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/qode_accordion_tab][qode_accordion_tab title="Pets & companion animals"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] Could measuring the brain waves of horses have a place in welfare assessments? (Horse Talk NZ O/S) The “good death” revolution—Companion animal euthanasia in the modern age (Vet Practice News O/S) Sir James Dunn Animal Welfare Center Newsletter (UPEI O/S) Joy over first White House shelter dog reflects growing embrace of rescue pets (Nat Geographic O/S) [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/qode_accordion_tab][/qode_accordion][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1605068005744{border-top-width: 2% !important;padding-bottom: 2% !important;}"] Other/Publications [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text] AWSC November Newsletter (AWSC) Sparrow, R., Howard, M. Robots in agriculture: prospects, impacts, ethics, and policy. Precision Agric (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11119-020-09757-9 [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1606361798762{padding-top: 2% !important;padding-bottom: 2% !important;}"] Podcasts & presentations [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text] Overview of Pig Welfare. Jeremy Marchant-Forde. (NAWRDES News) ABC Landline looks at social licence in agriculture and how it affects farmers and consumers (ABC) [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1605068042824{padding-top: 2% !important;padding-bottom: 2% !important;}"] Policy [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text] RSPCA Victoria welcomes increased budget funding for animal welfare (Mirage) Trade advisor Tony Abbott says animal welfare standards shouldn't be in Brexit deal (Mirror (O/S) The National Code of Practice for the Humane Shooting of Kangaroos and Wallabies for Commercial Purposes 18/11/20 (AgriFutures) NSW set to unleash toughest penalties for animal cruelty in Australia (DPI NSW) Ontario Establishes Advisory Table to Improve Animal Welfare (Ontario News O/S) It's not just chlorinated chickens: there's still nothing appetising about a UK-US trade deal (Guardian O/S) [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1605068053503{padding-top: 2% !important;padding-bottom: 2% !important;}"] Conferences, Seminars & Events [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text] 10th NAWRDES Forum - Pain – elimination, mitigation and inter-disciplinary learnings. 2 December (NAWRDES) Nat Livestock...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column css=".vc_custom_1587029341499{margin-top: -150px !important;}"][rev_slider_vc alias="getinvolved-1"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column offset="vc_col-md-12 vc_col-xs-4"][vc_column_text] A selection of relevant animal welfare news from around the world [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text] Brought to you by [/vc_column_text][vc_single_image image="14890" img_size="medium" alignment="center" qode_css_animation="" css=".vc_custom_1604294052678{padding-top: 4% !important;padding-bottom: 4% !important;}"][vc_column_text] Note: The text below is taken direct from linked content and does not reflect opinions of TAWC. O/S = Overseas source [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_empty_space height="20px"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/2"][button size="big_large_full_width" target="_blank" hover_type="default" text_align="center" link="https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScjVHJMEjLs1PjBeDce_mYR1BX5RJoP_0F2L_0XZ0jkgzp_ZA/viewform" background_color="#083269" hover_background_color="#f9ae42" color="#ffffff" hover_color="#ffffff" text="Send us your news!" font_size="20" margin="20px 20px 20px 20px"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_empty_space height="20px"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1605067842184{padding-top: 2% !important;padding-bottom: 2% !important;}"] News 1-12 November 2020 [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="20px"][qode_accordion style="toggle"][qode_accordion_tab title="Cross-sectoral"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] Why are animals mistreated? (Rural News O/S) Other major countries have animal protection laws. Why not China? (South China Morning Post O/S) The Need for Ethical Consistency in Animal Advocacy (Sentient Media O/S) Research to use artificial intelligence to identify sick livestock (Univ Bristol O/S) Ceres Tag adds behavior, pasture feed intake monitoring (Feedstuffs) Tyson workers to replace some federal inspectors at US beef plant, with pork and poultry companies following suit (The Pig Site O/S) The UK's first fully-vegan butcher is about to open, selling meat-free pastrami, 'lobstah' salad, and soya burgers. Take a look inside. (Business Insider) Virtual reality to help teach farm animal welfare (Feedstuffs O/S) [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/qode_accordion_tab][qode_accordion_tab title="Dairy"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] Kyabram vet awarded prestigious Nuffield Scholarship to investigate cow welfare (Dairy News) [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/qode_accordion_tab][qode_accordion_tab title="Pork"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] Could Crate-Free Pork Become the New Industry Standard? (Civil Eats O/S) [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/qode_accordion_tab][qode_accordion_tab title="Poultry"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] Natura Primus aviary (The Poultry Site O/S) UK will not import chlorinated chicken from US, ministers say (Guardian O/S) 5 ways to fight back against animal activist groups (Watt Poultry O/S) Broilers keep track of own activity (Uni Wageningen O/S) Plant-Based Start-up Daring ‘Challenges Chicken’ After $8 Million Raise (Forbes O/S) Drive to be cage-free but 2025 commitment looms nearer (Poultry World O/S) [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/qode_accordion_tab][qode_accordion_tab title="Red Meat"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] Low stress stock handling in the Nuffield spotlight (Farm Weekly): Numnuts win confirms retailer support for lamb pain relief (SheepCentral) Peak bodies unite on sheep ‘fit to load’ requirements (SheepCentral) The Australian Lot Feeders’ Association has announced an initiative that encourages all Australian feedlots to make a pledge to provide cattle under their care with access to shade (ALFA) Cattle deaths prosecution options running out as minister flags animal welfare legislation overhaul (ABC) 'In the sun they'd cook': is the US south-west getting too hot for farm animals? (Guardian O/S) [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/qode_accordion_tab][qode_accordion_tab title="Wool"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] Non-mulesed wool sale plan as PETA suggests lamb statue (SheepCentral) [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/qode_accordion_tab][qode_accordion_tab title="Transport & abattoir"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] EFSA has published an assessment of the welfare of cattle at slaughter (EFSA O/S) Exclusive: livestock ships twice as likely to be lost as cargo vessels (Guardian) 2020 Young Livestock Exporter Achiever of the Year (BeefCentral) Live exporters land six-month 'audition period' days out from 'enormous change' to industry rules (ABC) [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/qode_accordion_tab][qode_accordion_tab title="Aquaculture"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] Draft released – Canada’s first farmed salmonids ‘Code of Practice (Food Canada O/S) The Continued Fight over Farming the Oceans (Civil Eats O/S) [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/qode_accordion_tab][qode_accordion_tab title="Research & teaching"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] ARRP Fact Sheet 1: Environmental enrichment for pigs. The Animal Research Review Panel has developed a fact sheet to support the provision of environmental enrichment for pigs used for research and teaching (ARRP) California Teen Develops ‘Monkey Fright’ Video Game for PETA (PETA O/S) An end to animal testing: How animal-friendly affinity-reagents are transforming research (Select Science O/S) Of mice and men: Could COVID spell the end of animal testing? (Corporate Knights O/S) [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/qode_accordion_tab][qode_accordion_tab title="Racing & sports"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] Melbourne Cup fancy Anthony Van Dyck euthanased after breaking down mid-race (ABC) Jockeys get no benefit from using a whip in horse racing, landmark study finds (Guardian) Racing confronts its grim reality (SMH) PETA buys small stake into ownership of multiple Ohio horse tracks, including Thistledown (Cleveland.com O/S) [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/qode_accordion_tab][qode_accordion_tab title="Zoos, aquariums & wildlife"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] Trump Administration Strips Protections from Gray Wolves (Animal Welfare Institute O/S) Researchers See Signs of Chronic Stress in Polar Bears’ Blood (Hakai Magazine (O/S) Costco drops Chaokoh coconut milk over allegations of forced monkey labor, PETA says (USA Today O/S) Zoo Veterinarians Care for Animals and for the Planet (Psychology Today O/S) Pangolin patrol: Volunteer team rescues endangered animals (Independent O/S) [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/qode_accordion_tab][qode_accordion_tab title="Pets & companion animals"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] South Korea starts to close dog meat farms as attitudes change (Independent O/S) Is there a puppy heaven? Owners think so, headstones in pet cemeteries show (LiveScience O/S) [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/qode_accordion_tab][/qode_accordion][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1605068005744{border-top-width: 2% !important;padding-bottom: 2% !important;}"] Other/Publications [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text] Earwax test could reveal stress levels (BBC O/S) Veit, W., Browning, H. Perspectival pluralism for animal welfare. Euro Jnl Phil Sci 11, 9 (2021) The Interconnectedness Of Human, Animal And Environmental Health (UniMelb) The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies wins 2020 Global Animal Welfare Award (Zenopa O/S) and YouTube Paul McGreevy wins Global Animal Welfare Award (USyd) Thompson, K.; McManus, P.; Stansall, D.; Wilson, B.J.; McGreevy, P.D. Is Whip Use Important to Thoroughbred Racing Integrity? What Stewards’ Reports Reveal about Fairness to Punters, Jockeys and Horses. Animals 2020, 10, 1985 Veit, W., Browning, H. Perspectival pluralism for animal welfare. Euro Jnl Phil Sci 11, 9, 2021 Tiemann, I.; Hillemacher, S.; Wittmann, M. Are Dual-Purpose Chickens Twice as Good? Measuring Performance and Animal Welfare throughout the Fattening Period. Animals 2020, 10, 1980 Rault J-L., Waiblinger, S. Boivin, X. and Hemsworth, P.H. (2020)  The power of a positive human–animal relationship for animal welfare. Frontiers in Veterinary Science 7:590867 Does training method matter? Evidence for the negative impact of aversive-based methods on companion dog welfare. Ana Catarina Vieira de Castro, Danielle Fuchs, Stefania Pastur, Liliana de Sousa, I Anna S Olsson. bioRxiv 823427 (pre-print) [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1605068033099{padding-top: 2% !important;padding-bottom: 2% !important;}"] Podcasts/Presentations [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text] RawAg Podcast  - David Beggs - Animal Welfare (Te Mania Angus) Niman Ranch Keynote Featuring Dr. Temple Grandin (Niman Ranch O/S) [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1605068042824{padding-top: 2% !important;padding-bottom: 2% !important;}"] Policy [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text] A new animal welfare Act for Victoria. The Victorian Government is seeking feedback on proposals for a new animal welfare Act.  (VicGov) Denmark to cull its entire mink population over coronavirus mutation fears (CNN O/S) EU food origin labels should be placed on the cards, stakeholders say (EurActiv O/S) Empathy For...

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O/S = Overseas source [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_empty_space height="20px"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/2"][button size="big_large_full_width" target="_blank" hover_type="default" text_align="center" link="https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScjVHJMEjLs1PjBeDce_mYR1BX5RJoP_0F2L_0XZ0jkgzp_ZA/viewform" background_color="#083269" hover_background_color="#f9ae42" color="#ffffff" hover_color="#ffffff" text="Send us your news!" font_size="20" margin="20px 20px 20px 20px"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_empty_space height="20px"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1604297568365{padding-top: 2% !important;padding-bottom: 2% !important;}"] News 17-31 October 2020 [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="20px"][qode_accordion style="toggle"][qode_accordion_tab title="Cross-sectoral"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] Aussie Farms renames as Farm Transparency Project (Farmonline) We must respond to consumer hunger for transparency on food production (LIDL The Grocer O/S) Beyond rescue: Animals in disasters (IFAW O/S) Nine out of 10 EU citizens oppose animal slaughter without stunning, poll finds (Guardian O/S) ‘Challenging Assumptions’: PETA Launches High School Program to Foster Empathy (PETA O/S) Federal appeals court upholds California’s Prop 12 (Meat & Poultry O/S) and (HSUS O/S) New controls on slaughterhouses are ‘window-dressing’ (Brussels Times (O/S) Thai food producers shift focus to animal welfare (Nikkei Asia O/S) Gene map to aid studies of key traits in sheep (Feedstuffs O/S) Time to push for higher UK animal health and welfare standards (Scottish Farmer O/S) Welfare is not a dirty word (RSPCA WA) Empathy For Animals In Short Supply: We Need A Minister For Animal Welfare (ScoopNZ O/S) [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/qode_accordion_tab][qode_accordion_tab title="Dairy"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] Plausible Future for Dairy 1 “Massive changes to subsidy regs, stricter AW policies struggling factory farms” (Lund Uni O/S) Plausible Future for Dairy 2 “Lab-grown dairy reaches mass scalability” (Lund Uni O/S) Alleged animal abuse in US dairy sector under investigation (Guardian O/S) [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/qode_accordion_tab][qode_accordion_tab title="Pork"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] Pork’s future relies on trust throughout the pork value chain (Pork Site O/S) [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/qode_accordion_tab][qode_accordion_tab title="Poultry"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] 5 poultry innovations ready to change the industry in 2021 (Watt Poultry O/S) Better Chicken Project (GAP O/S) European Commission criticised for its welfare position (Poultry World O/S) [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/qode_accordion_tab][qode_accordion_tab title="Red Meat"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] The Collateral Benefits of Cattle Welfare during Handling and Transport - Realising the potential of animal welfare for the Australian beef industry. Alistair Corr, 2019 Nuffield Scholar.  The Beef Framework is owned by Australia's beef industry, and has developed a survey to understand which sustainability topics matter most. You can take the survey here.  Ceres Tag adds CSIRO cattle behaviour and pasture feed intake monitoring capabilities (Mirage) [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/qode_accordion_tab][qode_accordion_tab title="Wool"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] Exporters and brokers unite to lift wool welfare declarations (Sheep Central) Wool leader urges pain relief after activist priorities named (Sheep Central) The future of mulesing (RSPCA WA) [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/qode_accordion_tab][qode_accordion_tab title="Transport & abattoir"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] Provenir wins innovation award for on-farm meat processing (Ballarat Courier) LiveCorp releases 2025 strategic plan (LiveCorp) New Zealand Announces New Measures For Live Animal Exports (Reuters O/S) [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/qode_accordion_tab][qode_accordion_tab title="Aquaculture"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] What's the minimum light level needed in salmon RAS? (The Fish Site O/S) DPIPWE gave salmon farm giant Tassal green light to trap seals (ABC) Fish welfare must take higher priority, Salmon Group says (Seafood Source O/S) [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/qode_accordion_tab][qode_accordion_tab title="Laboratory"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]-[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/qode_accordion_tab][qode_accordion_tab title="Racing & sports"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] Life After Racing: Bright future for former jumps horses (ABC Landline) New industry report finds high rehoming rate for ex-jumps horses, despite claims of animal cruelty (ABC) NSW government accused of undermining greyhound racing regulator (Guardian) [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/qode_accordion_tab][qode_accordion_tab title="Zoos, aquariums & wildlife"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] Who’s who at the zoo - Wildlife sanctuaries have had to adapt to strange times (Australian) Judge continues halt of California’s ban on gator products (Washington Post O/S) Could this be a crucial breakthrough in the fight to save elephants from heart-breaking cruelty? (Mirror O/S) Coronavirus could drive the last nail into the mink fur trade (CNN O/S) Is an elephant a person? A New York court is set to decide (Guardian O/S) [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/qode_accordion_tab][qode_accordion_tab title="Pets & companion animals"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] New poll shows most South Koreans reject eating dog meat (Mirage O/S) [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/qode_accordion_tab][/qode_accordion][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1604297513662{padding-top: 2% !important;padding-bottom: 2% !important;}"] New in Policy [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text] A new animal welfare Act for Victoria. The Victorian Government is seeking feedback on proposals for a new animal welfare Act. You can provide feedback here. New law proposed to help protect pets from domestic violence perpetrators (Nat Tribune) UK Government backs Animal Welfare (Sentencing) Bill as it takes crucial step forward (UK Govt PR O/S) [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1604297534838{border-top-width: 2% !important;padding-bottom: 2% !important;}"] Recent Publications [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text] Sandøe, P.; Hansen, H.O.; Rhode, H.L.H.; Houe, H.; Palmer, C.; Forkman, B.; Christensen, T. Benchmarking Farm Animal Welfare—A Novel Tool for Cross-Country Comparison Applied to Pig Production and Pork Consumption. Animals 2020, 10, 955.  Buller, H.; Blokhuis, H.; Lokhorst, K.; Silberberg, M.; Veissier, I. Animal Welfare Management in a Digital World. Animals 2020, 10, 1779.  Ede, T., von Keyserlink, M.A., Weary, D.M. Conditioned place aversion of caustic paste and hot-iron disbudding in dairy calves. Journal of Dairy Science. Trial concludes reducing crude protein in broiler diets can improve bird welfare (The Poultry Site) Webinar Report: Delivering the UK nations’ ambitions for animal health and welfare in a post-Brexit world hosted jointly by Food and Farming Futures and Edinburgh University (O/S) NEW online course in Sustainable Global Food Systems. Univ Edinburgh (O/S) What philosopher Peter Singer has learned in 45 years of advocating for animals (Vox O/S) [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1604297546545{padding-top: 2% !important;padding-bottom: 2% !important;}"] Timely Podcasts [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text] Next on the Menu (APL). Diana Rodgers (Co-author Sacred Cow: The Case for Better Meat) Tom Hunt - The Chef’s Manifesto Podcast series (O/S) Talk Animal Welfare To Me w/ Temple Grandin! (O/S): Taking the pulse of consumers: A conversation with Jayson Lusk (Feedstuffs O/S) Podcast: Broiler welfare the focus of Tyson’s new research farm (Meat+Poultry O/S) [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1604297556499{padding-top: 2% !important;padding-bottom: 2% !important;}"] Upcoming Conferences, Seminars & Events [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text] National Livestock Wellbeing Seminars. The University of Adelaide is hosting livestock wellbeing seminars to bring together the latest in fundamental and applied sciences within the livestock industry. The Animal Behavior Society (ABS) and the Association for the Study of Animal Behaviour (ASAB) have joined forces to host the first Global Animal Behaviour Twitter Conference (#AnimBehav2021)! ​RSPCA Australia Feline Futures Animal Welfare Seminar 18-19 Feb 2021. Ensuring Animal Safety During...

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