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...