Australia - New welfare regulations for Western Australian pig industry

The State Government today urged pork producers to familiarise themselves with a new set of animal welfare regulations for the Western Australian pig industry.
Wednesday 3 November 2010 (8 years 1 months 8 days ago)
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The State Government today urged pork producers to familiarise themselves with a new set of animal welfare regulations for the Western Australian pig industry.

The Animal Welfare (Pig Industry) Regulations 2010 provide for the welfare of commercially-kept pigs. Key regulations include:

• new minimum space requirements for pig enclosures
• six-week limit on the time a sow can be kept in a farrowing crate
• from 2017, a six-week limit on the time a pregnant sow can be confined in a sow stall.

http://www.porkcrc.com.au/101102_New_welfare_regulations_for_WA_pig_industry.pdf

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