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 August - 1 September 2021 Cross-sectoral VFF calls for greater cruelty act consultation (Stock and Land)NZ Farmers, growers concerned about animal welfare, produce if staff have to isolate (Newshub O/S)Definitions of meat inquiry: How each side is putting its case (Beef Central)Want People to Eat Less Meat? Fake Burgers Probably Won’t Cut It. (Mother Jones O/S)Community Trust in Australia's Rural Industries: Year 2 national survey 2021 (AgriFutures)Pain is more than a feeling for livestock, it can cause real change at the cellular level (ABC)Trouw Nutrition and Wageningen University strengthen collaboration on sustainable livestock production (The Cattle Site O/S)RSPCA Assured (UK) unveils shortlist in first ever pig and poultry awards (RSPCA Assured UK O/S))Is ‘vegan’ leather really better for the planet? (Popular Science O/S) Cattle in beef & dairy production Animal health & welfare (Australian Good Meat)JBS counters Twiggy’s animal welfare attack (Beef Central)Twiggy Forrest singles out JBS in stinging attack over animal welfare credentials (Beef Central)Twiggy Forrest burns bridges with beef industry over animal welfare (North QLD Register)The French R&D framework for beef production (The Cattle Site O/S)Are pen-level insights the future for large dairies? (Progressive Dairy O/S)U.S. Cattle Producers Announce Initiatives to Answer Consumer Demands (Drovers O/S)On the front foot with disease diagnosis in feedlot cattle (Farm Online) Pigs in pork production Information and resources for pig farmers, veterinarians and other interested parties who want to know more about any aspect of free farrowing and lactation systems. (Free Farrowing.org O/S)Free Farrowing is not a matter of "when" but "how" (Pig Progress O/S)What will farrowing of the future look like? (Pig Progress O/S)Quit Stalling 2021: Are Companies Making Good on Promises to End Sow Confinement? (CIWF O/S)Insects on the menu for pigs, poultry after EU approval (Euractiv O/S)California's animal welfare law caused hysteria on both sides — here are the real impacts (The Hill O/S) Poultry in meat & egg production Strong outlook for plant-based meat alternatives in Asia (Poultry International O/S)Dutch Supermarkets to sell ‘better life’ chicken only from end 2023 (DutchNews O/S)New poultry breed could help UK's Red Tractor assurance scheme deliver on sustainability goals (The Poultry Site O/S)Time to rethink cage-free commitments for layer welfare? (Watt Poultry O/S)Welfare metrics help optimize egg production sustainability (Watt Poultry O/S)Poultry welfare advocates hope to take cage-free mission to processed egg sector (The Poultry Site O/S)Public consultation on laying hen standards for environmental enrichment in the hen house, outdoor ranging distance and flock size. (Soil Association O/S)Undercover video depicts animal cruelty at turkey farm (Meat+Poultry O/S)Size matters when it...

Apply here Learn more 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 5 - 18 August 2021 Cross-sectoral SEEKING APPLICANTS: The Daylight Project Council (TAWC, Apply HERE)The Link Between Animal Cruelty and Human Violence (FBI O/S)Animal rights groups sue over latest Iowa farm tresspass law ((KWQC  O/S)Understanding consumers attitudes toward animal welfare (The Pig Site O/S)Australians being ‘duped’ by plant-based meat labelling, study shows (Sheep Central)  Cattle in beef & dairy production AI powering the management of mastitis in dairy cows (FarmOnline)Cow-calf contact in full bloom at the Danish Cattle Research Centre at AU-Foulum (The Cattle Site O/S)Know your responsibilities when transporting bobby calves (AgVic) Pigs in pork production Boars: A critical component in pig farm success (Pig Progress O/S)California voted to improve pig welfare. The pork industry is facing a reckoning (Nat Geographic O/S)50 per cent of Australian consumers confused on what is plant-based and what is real: (APL)Black soldier fly larvae as edible enrichment (Pig Progress O/S) Poultry in meat & egg production Global Coalition for Animal Welfare Consultation on Cage-Free Egg Procurement (GCAW O/S)Dozens of Morrisons stores met with protests over chicken welfare (Retail Gazette O/S)A closer look at the cage-free revolution (The Poultry Site O/S)"Driving sustainability through transparency" (Poultry World O/S)What M&S move to slow-growing poultry means for farmers (Farmers Weekly O/S)Food and retail companies found broiler chicken welfare working group (Food Dive O/S)Broiler breeders prefer wooden nests (Poultry World O/S)France and Germany to ban male chick culling from 2022 (Farming UK O/S) Sheep in meat & wool production Numnuts research is extended onto Australian sheep farms (Sheep Central) ...

Apply here Learn more 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 22 July - 4 August 2021 Cross-sectoral SEEKING APPLICANTS: The Daylight Project Council (TAWC, Apply HERE)Understanding consumers attitudes to animal welfare (AHDB O/S)Battery cages, duck shooting, whips – RSPCA Vic calls time on big animal welfare issues (Mirage News)Tyson Foods integrates the five domains of animal welfare across its global operations (The Cattle Site O/S)Planet-Score: New eco-label factors in pesticides, biodiversity and animal welfare (Food Navigator O/S)ASPCA: Are they really helping or hurting animals? (AgDaily O/S)New Red Tractor standards equip British Farms for the future (Red Tractor O/S)CP Foods unveils new humane farming model for swine and poultry  (The Pig Site O/S)Bank Australia rejects RMAC, AgForce concerns about misconduct (Farm Weekly)Bank Australia’s ethics tested (Banking Day) Cattle in beef & dairy production Lotfeeder Stockyard secures Australian agriculture’s first sustainability-linked loan (Beef Central)New bank loan to beef business linked to meeting targets on emissions and animal welfare (ABC) Pigs in pork production Converting to free farrowing systems could cost the industry £200 million (Pig Progress O/S)Biomarkers Offer Potential as Animal Welfare Indicators (Farmscape O/S)Saving the bacon: will British pig farmers ​survive a ban on cages? (The Guardian O/S)US pig industry watches California’s Prop 12 rule (Pig Progress O/S) Poultry in meat & egg production French egg industry backs chick culling ban, calls for EU-wide extension (Euractiv O/S)Study: effects of different types of fiber-rich feed on welfare in broiler breeder pullets (The Poultry Site O/S)Chickens died of thirst and dead birds left to rot at suppliers to Tesco, Sainsbury, Lidl and KFC (The Independent O/S)100% cage-free eggs in US Krispy Kreme donuts by 2022 (Watt Poultry O/S)SE Asian hospitality sector moves toward cage-free eggs (Poultry World O/S)Cage-free eggs: US food companies under pressure (Poultry World O/S)Broiler welfare improvements need to be shared with consumers (Watt Poultry O/S)French Lab-Grown Meat Startup Makes Foie Gras More Appealing Than Ever (Forbes O/S)KFC drops a C-bomb and finally talks about chicken welfare (The Drum O/S) Sheep in meat & wool production ...

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 8 - 21 July 2021 Cross-sectoral SEEKING APPLICANTS: The Daylight Project Council (TAWC, Apply HERE)Different drivers to improve farm animal welfare – Sandra Edwards (Pig333 O/S)The Community Trust in Rural Industries Program (AgriFutures)UK Government updates its Agricultural Transition Plan (The Pig Site O/S)Animal welfare in emergencies grant program 2021 (WA DPIRD)The UK is considering legal protections for animals’ feelings — so what do animals ‘feel’? (The Verge O/S)Tyson Integrates New Animal Welfare Framework (Drovers O/S)Ricky Gervais Slams YouTube For ‘Enabling Animal Abuse’ (Plant-Based News O/S) Cattle in beef & dairy production The Fast Track to Polled Genetics (Dairy Herd Management O/S)Branding Cattle: Animal Welfare Considerations, Legal Implications and Alternatives (The Cattle Site O/S)Dairy industry to focus on core values and corresponding vision (AgriNews O/S)Pain management is quickest route to improved welfare (The Cattle Site O/S)Farmer disqualified from owning livestock for life (Beef Central)New rules on animal welfare good news for everyone (QLD Country Life) Pigs in pork production Revised APIQ Standards Manual – AW section 3 - unchanged, Transport section 7 – amended (APIQ)To make the invisible visible: Thermography to assess intradermal needle-free vaccination in piglets (The Pig Site O/S) Poultry in meat & egg production Marks and Spencer to only stock slower growing broilers (Poultry World O/S)France bans crushing and gassing of male chicks from 2022 (Reuters O/S)The Pecking Order 2021 (World Animal Protection O/S)Vietnam's Nam Huong unveils first commercial cage-free egg barn (The Poultry Site O/S)Cage-free conversions slowing down (Watt Poultry O/S)Poultry legislation search tool (AgriFutures)Beyond Meat® Launches Beyond Chicken® Tenders At Restaurants Nationwide (VegWorld O/S)Most companies meet 2020 pledge to ban caged eggs (Poultry World O/S) Sheep in meat & wool production Animal...

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 24 June - 7 July 2021 Cross-sectoral Animal welfare standards still an issue despite UK FTA (Sheep Central)A hands-on approach to animal welfare (EU Parliament Magazine O/S)Contact tracing in the spotlight as experts warn of major animal disease risk (ABC)ACCC rejects “Certified Humane” trademark application in Australia (Beef Central)Farmers reject 'totally impractical' call to legislate animal shelter standards (ABC)No animal welfare barriers expected in UK free trade deal (Sheep Central)Pain management is quickest route to improved animal welfare (Ruminant Health and Welfare O/S)‘The customer is ready’: German supermarket chain Aldi to phase out battery farm meat (The Local O/S) Cattle in beef & dairy production Cow masks? Agricultural company tries methane-absorbing wearable device (Phys.org O/S)Machine learning aids insights into cows' sleep (NZ Herald O/S)The researchers who want to know if cows are getting a good night's sleep (Stuff NZ O/S)UK Sales of sexed dairy semen have doubled over the last two years according to AHDB recent survey of breeding companies (AHDB O/S)Space, exercise may be critical to drylot beef heifer reproduction (AgriLife O/S)British Columbia site becomes North America’s largest robotic milking research facility (Ag Daily O/S) Pigs in pork production Anaesthesia during castration is mandatory in Germany. How is it being implemented? (Pig 333 O/S)Pork industry says 60,000 piglets could die if farrowing crates are banned (Stuff NZ O/S)Farrowing crates phase-out: Pig farmers anxious about lack of consultation (RNZ O/S) Sheep in meat & wool production MLA plan to add mulesing and pain relief declarations on eNVDs (Sheep Central)Make animal welfare front page news says NSW Merino breeder (Sheep Central)WoolProducers engages overseas customers to trust Australian wool (Sheep Central) Poultry in meat & egg production UK...

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 10 - 23 June 2021 Cross-sectoral WA moving to optional ear marking and branding by 2022 (Sheep Central)Animal welfare recognised in Australian trade agreement for the first time (Beef Central)British, Australian food standard differences causing angst in free trade deal (ABC)Animal welfare is a measure of moral progress (Bangkok Post O/S) Cattle in beef & dairy production Forum to look at opportunities and challenges with dairy beef (Farm Online)Sustainability, animal welfare and plant-based diets are transforming the dairy industry in Asia-Pacific (FnB News O/S) Pigs in pork production How stressed out are factory-farmed animals? AI might have the answer. (Vox O/S) Sheep in meat & wool production MerinoLink delegates warned on overseas sheep welfare influences (Sheep Central)Sterile blowflies could save farmers millions of dollars (ABC) Animals in transit & at slaughter Primary meat processing taking animal welfare at heart (London Economic O/S)Abattoir capacity fears as farmers face shorter journey times (Farmers Weekly O/S) Animals in aquaculture ...

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 May - 9 June 2021 Cross-sectoral UK red meat exporters tout high farm standards after AHDB event (The Pig Site O/S)Balancing sustainability and welfare key for meat sector (Poultry World O/S)BBFAW prepares for a new decade of animal welfare action (The Cattle Site O/S) Cattle in beef & dairy production Animal welfare complaints increasing in dairy industry (Stuff NZ O/S)QLD backs smart cow collars with agtech grant (Innovation Aus)Survey identifies most problematic sheep and cattle diseases (Farmers Weekly O/S)RSCPA Australia publishes new welfare standards for dairy calves (The Cattle Site) Pigs in pork production Important top trends to watch in sow management (Wisconsin Farmer O/S)Deadline looms for French pig farmers on castration choice (Yahoo O/S) Poultry in meat & egg production Artificial intelligence automates poultry welfare monitoring  (Watt Poultry O/S)Asia’s Minor Food Group to use only cage-free eggs (Watt Poultry O/S)PETA sues Vital Farms, alleges false claims about welfare (Watt Poultry O/S)The secret life of chickens: It turns out the humble pecker is something of an egghead (Country Life O/S) Sheep in meat & wool production Survey identifies most problematic sheep and cattle diseases (Farmers Weekly O/S)WoolProducers leader spruiks Australian wool initiatives (Sheep Central) Animals in transit & at slaughter ...

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 13 - 26 May 2021 Cross-sectoral MLA resource aimed at spreading the green facts on red meat (Beef Central) and https://www.redmeatgreenfacts.com.au/animal-welfare/Animal Welfare Foundation calls for research on the animal welfare impacts of breeding (AgriLand O/S) Cattle in beef & dairy production Answering tough questions about cow-calf separation (Hoard’s Dairyman O/S) Pigs in pork production Science-based solutions to improving pig welfare – Professor Sandra Edwards interview (Pig World O/S)Expert, (John Pluske), speaks on volatility, mega-trends, role of early life in pig productivity and profitability (The Pig Site O/S)Defra confirms it is ‘examining’ farrowing crate ban as new Animal Welfare Action Plan is launched (Pig World O/S) Poultry in meat & egg production Why a tailored approach is key to good feather cover in layers (Farmers Weekly O/S)60 million poultry could starve to death in Colombia (Watt Poultry O/S)‘Foie gras production is not cruel’: Resistance against proposed UK ban on foie gras imports (Food Navigator O/S) Sheep in meat & wool production Puma to remove mulesed wool by 2025 (Fashion United O/S) Animals in transit & at slaughter ...

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 29 April – 12 May 2021 Cross-sectoral AVA Animal Welfare Trust Research Grant, applications due 30 June (AVA)Wageningen University to create global animal production database (The Cattle Site O/S)Welfare and clean air on the bill for Pig and Poultry Forum (Pig World O/S)Could the UK knock Germany off the top spot for animal welfare? (Euractiv O/S)Responsible Sourcing (RSPCA Australia)When meat-eaters feel guilty, they choose healthier meat dishes—not veggies (Univ Buffalo O/S)RSPCA Assured UK announces return to 100% in-person assessments (PigWorld O/S) Cattle in beef & dairy production Rotterdam ‘floating farm’ criticised after cow falls into the water (Dutch News.nl O/S)Beef 2021: Red meat industry urges people to get more ‘facts’ in their diet (Beef Central)Vegan activists crash Australian state’s Beef Week (Chicago Crusader O/S)Shade plan to improve animal welfare (Farm Weekly)management (Dairy News Australia) Pigs in pork production Using AI to gauge the emotional state of cows and pigs (Phys.org O/S)Euthanasia perspectives of Spanish-speaking caretakers (National Hog Farmer O/S) Poultry in meat & egg production Size isn’t the only concern when buying eggs (The Poultry Site O/S)Chinese fastfood chain introduces plant-based eggs (Poultry World O/S) Sheep in meat & wool production RSPCA releases tips on responsible sheep meat and wool sourcing (Sheep Central) Animals in...

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 15 – 28 April 2021 Cross-sectoral Measuring animal emotions – and why it matters (Dairy Global O/S)RSPCA Assured UK – New  website (RSPCA UK O/S) Cattle in beef & dairy production Transition cow management (Dairy News Australia) Pigs in pork production Boost in trust in pig farming in 2020 (AHDB UK O/S)Farming pigs and future proofing for a crate-free era (World Animal Protection O/S) Poultry in meat & egg production ‘We love foie gras’: French outrage at UK plan to ban imports of ‘cruel’ delicacy (Guardian O/S)Why the US egg industry is still killing 300 million chicks a year (VOX O/S)Payments by results scheme for animal welfare measures (Poultry World O/S)Morrisons targeted by Animal Equality over ‘misleading’ chicken range (The Grocer O/S) Sheep in meat & wool production World First Sheep Sustainability Framework Launched (The Sheep Site) Animals in transit & at slaughter ...