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The goal of the Livestock Welfare Engagement Project is to look at animal welfare in Alberta’s livestock industry.

What’s your take on current livestock welfare?

Animal welfare survey available until Oct. 31

Alberta’s livestock sector has until October 31 to complete a survey as part of the Livestock Welfare Engagement Project being conducted by Alberta Farm Animal Care (AFAC) on behalf of the Alberta government. The goal of the project, says AFAC in a recent press release, is a collaborative look at animal welfare in Alberta’s livestock […] Read more

The pressure is on the Canadian livestock industry to demonstrate that all classes of livestock are being raised with healthy and humane production practices.

Animal welfare remains beef industry priority

Growing consumer interest in where and how livestock is raised is bringing animal welfare issues to the forefront in many different ways. Explaining to non-farming residents and consumers the basics of proper livestock production practices is one part of the challenge, but also researching and adopting improved animal welfare practices is another important part of […] Read more