A selection of animal welfare news from around the world Brought to you by Please note that the articles below do not reflect opinions of TAWC. Although we aim to provide comprehensive coverage, there are likely articles that we’ve missed. O/S = Overseas source Send us your news! News 25 August - 7 September 2022 Cross-sectoral UK pig, poultry sectors worry over CO2 shortages (The Pig Site O/S)Farmers welcome livestock pain relief classification change, so products can be sold in rural stores (ABC)Putting the ‘USDA Organic’ label on a stronger animal welfare path (HSUS O/S) Cattle in beef & dairy production Not like udder milk: ‘synthetic’ dairy milk made without cows may be coming to a supermarket near you (The Conversation)Certification affirms dairy’s commitment to highest standards of animal welfare (Morning AgClips O/S) Pigs in pork production Tail biting in pigs – How to spot early warning signs (Pancosma O/S)EFSA provides recommendations to improve pig welfare (The Pig Site O/S) Poultry in meat & egg production UK retailers blocking moves to end the killing of day-old male chicks (The Guardian O/S)US Working Group for Broiler Welfare adds nine members (Meat+Poultry O/S)Free-range egg producers face escalating insurance costs (Poultry World O/S)How laying hens are kept around the world (Watt Poultry O/S)The new organic rule could be expensive for egg producers (Watt Poultry O/S)Philippines’ egg sector offered cage-free opportunities (Watt Poultry O/S)Breeding for welfare and sustainability is good business (Poultry World O/S)UK considers strengthening animal welfare laws after chickens ‘cooked alive’ in heatwaves (Daily Express O/S) Sheep in meat & wool production Electric dog collar ban will lead to 'animal welfare disaster', warn farmers (The Telegraph O/S) ...

A selection of animal welfare news from around the world Brought to you by Please note that the articles below do not reflect opinions of TAWC. Although we aim to provide comprehensive coverage, there are likely articles that we’ve missed. O/S = Overseas source Send us your news! News 28 July - 10 August 2022 Cross-sectoral Marketing and animal welfare: key to success in South Africa (Farmer’s Weekly O/S) Cattle in beef & dairy production Welfare group urges farmers to limit transport during extreme heat (The Cattle Site O/S)Animal welfare measures affect the profitability of Swedish milk, beef production (The Cattle Site O/S)Gene-edited cattle can provide future answers to today’s challenges (Farm Progress O/S)Siestas for cows: UK farmers seek new ways for cattle to beat the heat (The Guardian O/S Pigs in pork production Good feeding: A principle to assess on-farm swine welfare (Pig Progress O/S) Poultry in meat & egg production USDA wants to reinstate organic welfare standards; could benefit food safety (Food Safety News O/S)Pressure on retailers to sign up to Better Chicken Commitment (Poultry World O/S)Free range chickens die faster than caged (The OZ)What you know about “free range” egs is wrong (The OZ)Broiler welfare compared under different production systems (Watt Poultry O/S)Updated layer welfare training video series now offered (Watt Poultry O/S)Improving bird welfare during transit (Poultry World O/S)The Egg-Tech Prize seeks to revolutionize global egg production by offering up to $6 million in prizes to develop a technology that determines an egg’s sex before it hatches (FFAR O/S)Moves to enhance laying hen breeding wins philanthropic financial backing (Poultry World O/S) Sheep in meat & wool production SAFE for Animals hits out at NZ Ministry for Primary Industries for 'inadequate' investigation into eight dead rotting sheep (NewsHub O/S) ...

A selection of animal welfare news from around the world Brought to you by Please note that the articles below do not reflect opinions of TAWC. Although we aim to provide comprehensive coverage, there are likely articles that we’ve missed. O/S = Overseas source Send us your news! News 14 - 27 July 2022 Cross-sectoral France meat labelling reform prompts calls for Australian action (Beef Central)Stronger legal protection needed for animals in Canada, says researcher (Phys.org O/S)OIE becomes WOAH! (Watt Poultry O/S) Cattle in beef & dairy production Animal welfare measures affect the profitability of Swedish milk, beef production – brief (SLU O/S)Sex-sorted semen in dairy breeding – what’s the latest? (Dairy Global O/S)Experts gather to discuss future of dairy cow monitoring (Agriland O/S)Calf behavior studied for welfare (Agri-View O/S)PETA is suing a Wisconsin dairy co-op for separating calves from their moms. But why do farmers do so? (Wisconsin Public Radio O/S) Pigs in pork production Securing a piglet’s environment and welfare (Pig Progress O/S)138 Irish commercial farms inspected under pig-welfare directive (Agriland O/S)Securing a piglet’s environment and welfare (Pig Progress O/S) Poultry in meat & egg production A million UK chickens ‘die needlessly each week to keep prices low’ (The Guardian O/S)The UK poultry industry’s response to total cage ban proposals (Farmers Weekly O/S)How laying hens are kept around the world (Watt Poultry O/S)What does the upcoming Prop 12 hearing mean for US eggs? (Watt Poultry O/S)Shift to cage-free for hens in the EU continues (Poultry World O/S) Sheep in meat & wool production World-first sustainability scorecard for sheep and wool industry released in Australia (MLA) ...

A selection of animal welfare news from around the world Brought to you by Please note that the articles below do not reflect opinions of TAWC. Although we aim to provide comprehensive coverage, there are likely articles that we’ve missed. O/S = Overseas source Send us your news! News 16 - 29 June 2022 Cross-sectoral What would a national livestock standstill entail? (Sheep Central)Ethicist’s commentary on use of Ventilation Shut Down (Univ Copenhagen O/S)$1million funding boost to RSPCA South Australia to fight animal cruelty (Murray Valley Standard)New Research Identifies Key Differences Between Intentional Animal Abuse and Neglect (AWI O/S)Animal agriculture 'threatens human survival' (Food Manufacture O/S) Cattle in beef & dairy production Videos emerge of heat stress deaths in US feedlot cattle (Beef Central)Maleny Dairies addresses animal welfare concerns with artificial insemination, adoption (ABC) Pigs in pork production Comfortable sow, healthier piglets (Teagasc O/S)Study finds mixed litter system, enrichment promotes pig resilience (National Hog Farmer O/S)Pig problems as the NZ debate over farrowing crates continues (Otago Daily Times O/S)Researchers create music as environmental enrichment for pigs (National Hog Farmer O/S) Poultry in meat & egg production Costco violates animal welfare laws to sell $4.99 chicken, suit says (Washington Post O/S)UK Government confirms consultation into ending cages in farming (Farming UK O/S)Pressure grows on UK egg sector to end beak trimming (Poultry World O/S)Cages for laying hens banned from new coops, to be phased out in existing ones (Times of Israel O/S)Genetically Engineered Hens Made to Kill Their Own Chicks (Epoch Times O/S)From cages to cage free – an industry perspective (Poultry World O/S) Sheep in meat & wool production Biological defleecing trials produce promising results in 'potential game changer' for wool industry (ABC)UK MPs view mulesing footage as FTA is reviewed (Sheep Central)Non-mulesed premiums of 250 cents lead wool lift (Sheep Central)Gippsland sheep farmer gets 10-year animal ban (Sheep Central) ...

presents Marine animals and their welfare featuring Presentation by: Dr. Brittany Jones, Scientist - National Marine Mammal Foundation, California, U.S.A. on Acoustic monitoring for marine mammal health and welfare Watch it on YouTube Other TAWC Talks A selection of animal welfare news from around the world Brought to you by Please note that the articles below do not reflect opinions of TAWC. Although we aim to provide comprehensive coverage, there are likely articles that we’ve missed. O/S = Overseas source Send us your news! News 19 May - 1 June 2022 Cross-sectoral MPI working with Southern farmers to manage winter grazing challenges (MPI NZ O/S)World Animal Protection Joins SAFE’s Call For A Commissioner For Animals In Aotearoa (Scoop O/S)Experts call on governments to start including animal welfare in sustainable development governance (CABI O/S)Meta‐analysis and systematic literature review of climate change effects on livestock welfare (EFSA O/S) Cattle in beef & dairy production The meat and dairy farmers who are going vegan (BBC O/S)Animal activists “sprayed with manure” at UK beef expo (Beef Central) Pigs in pork production Interview with Mike Mendl: Integrating computer vision with pig welfare (Pig Progress O/S)The time has come to stop castrating piglets overseas (Pig Progress O/S)Necrosis and long tails do not go well together (Pig Progress O/S)Drawbacks of proposed pig welfare changes (Otago Times O/S)Carl Icahn gets only 1 percent of McDonald’s investors to support his campaign on pigs. (NYT O/S) Poultry in meat & egg production Huge changes for NZ's largest egg business as it moves to free-range (NZ Herald O/S)Sensors reveal effects of perch design on keel fractures (Watt Poultry O/S)Poultry violations at US slaughterhouses (Poultry World O/S)Decoding the labels in the supermarket egg case (Univ Georgia O/S)Novel approach to reduce cold stress in layers (Poultry World O/S)Data shows most companies are meeting cage-free pledges (Watt Poultry O/S)Asia-wide protests against McDonald’s use of cage eggs (Poultry World O/S) Sheep in meat & wool production Breech ring method lacks industry research support (Sheep Central O/S)Shear desperation: low price of...