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  1. Selection of Meat Inspection Data for an Animal Welfare Index in Cattle and Pigs in Denmark

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    | Contributor(s):: Soren Saxmose Nielson, Matthew James Denwood, Bjorn Forkman, Hans Houe

    Despite being important to the general public, the monitoring of animal welfare is not systematic. The Danish political parties agreed in 2012 to establish national animal welfare indices for cattle and pigs, and here we assess the potential for using data from the systematic meat inspection to...

  2. Apr 29 2015

    Humane Slaughter Association Welfare Officer Seminar

    The HSA is planning to hold a one-day seminar for the meat and livestock industry on “The changing role of the animal welfare officer in the light of EC 1099/2009”.Speakers from government,...

    https://habricentral.org/events/details/267

  3. Docking the value of pigmeat? Prevalence and financial implications of welfare lesions in Irish slaughter pigs

    | Contributor(s):: Harley, S., Boyle, L. A., O'Connell, N. E., More, S. J., Teixeira, D. L., Hanlon, A.

    Expansion of the meat inspection process to incorporate animal-based welfare measurements could contribute towards significant improvements in pig ( Sus scrofa domesticus) welfare and farm profitability. This study aimed to determine the prevalence of different welfare-related lesions on the...