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Pig & Poultry LIVE to put welfare centre stage

Leading figures in agriculture, retail and animal welfare will be brought together in a challenging debate 'Welfare; science or perception, what's our future?' at this year's Pig & Poultry Live.…

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Mental health key to animal welfare

Animal welfare not only relates to the health and physical well-being of an animal, but includes its mental state, according to head of farm animals at the RSPCA, Julia Wrathall.…

Fast growth does not mean low welfare

The RSPCA is changing the way it assesses broiler breeds under the Freedom Food scheme, but still believes fast growth rates are closely associated with welfare problems. "Some time ago…

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Welfare can carry a premium for pigs and poultry

Consumers will pay a premium for higher-welfare food, but cannot be pushed too far, retail analyst Ed Garner of Kantar Worldpanel told this week's Pig & Poultry Live event at…

Kendall: pig and poultry profit is crucial

 It is essential pig and poultry farmers who have invested millions in higher welfare systems make a profit. Speaking before the Pig and Poultry Live conference in Stoneleigh, Mr Kendall…

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Welfare can carry a premium for pigs and poultry

Consumers will pay a premium for higher-welfare food, but cannot be pushed too far, retail analyst Ed Garner of Kantar Worldpanel told this week's Pig & Poultry Live event at…

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