Developing Alternative Methods of Measuring Animal Welfare on Ships

Project Code:  LIVE.0222 V3

Year Published: 2007

This report describes the results of a study to identify potential welfare indicators for sheep and cattle transported by ship and amassed at pre-export assembly depots that can be used to measure less extreme welfare events.

This report describes the results of a study to identify potential welfare indicators for sheep and cattle transported by ship and amassed at pre-export assembly depots that can be used to measure less extreme welfare events.

The analysis of a computer-based questionnaire identified seven welfare indicators, four of which were already in use.

Keywords: Cattle, Sheep, Dairy, On-board/transport, Domestic, Disease, Registered premises, Transport, Fodder

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