• New RSPCA welfare standards for pigs must be met from November

    New RSPCA welfare standards for pigs mus…
    The RSPCA welfare standards for pigs have been updated. Changes to space allowances - including to …

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RSPCA Welfare Standards

  • Beef cattle

    RSPCA welfare standards for beef cattle (including veal) - March 2010

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  • Chickens

    RSPCA welfare standards for chicken - November 2013

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  • Dairy cattle

    RSPCA welfare standards for dairy cattle - June 2011

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  • Ducks

    RSPCA welfare standards for domestic/common ducks - November 2011

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  • Hatcheries

    RSPCA welfare standards for hatcheries: chicks, poults and ducklings - May 2011

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  • Laying hens

    RSPCA welfare standards for laying hens - September 2013

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  • Pullets

    RSPCA welfare standards for pullets - September 2013

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  • Pigs

    RSPCA welfare standards for pigs - May 2012

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  • Salmon

    RSPCA welfare standards for farmed Atlantic salmon - October 2012

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  • Sheep

    RSPCA welfare standards for sheep - April 2010

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  • Trout

    RSPCA welfare standards for farmed rainbow trout - February 2014

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  • Turkeys

    RSPCA welfare standards for turkeys - September 2012

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News & Events

New RSPCA welfare standards for pigs must be met from November

New RSPCA welfare standards for pigs must be met from November

The RSPCA welfare standards for pigs have been updated. Changes to space allowances - including to farrowing accommodation - are included in the update. New standards or guidance have also been introduced for teeth clipping and tail docking.

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Open Farm Sunday is coming up!

Open Farm Sunday is coming up!

Are you a Freedom Food member and taking part in Open Farm Sunday on Sunday 8 June? If so, let us know and we’ll publicise it for you on the Freedom Food website and social media channels. The annual event, organised by Leaf, gives people the chance to learn more about where their food comes from and how it’s produced.

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Freedom Food launches free online supplier directory

Freedom Food launches free online supplier directory

Signing up to our new online supplier directory is quick, free and could be great for business. The online directory is open to Freedom Food members to highlight their available products and all suitable businesses who are interested in sourcing higher welfare produce.

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Advice about indoor free farrowing

Advice about indoor free farrowing

Indoor loose (free) farrowing is increasingly a ‘hot topic’ within the pig industry. From the beginning of this year (2014) all Freedom Food pig producers must use farrowing accommodation that allows the sow to turn around freely at all times.

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