TITLE

Protection of animals during transport

AUTHOR(S)
Collins, Joe
PUB. DATE
September 2008
SOURCE
Irish Veterinary Journal;Sep2008, Vol. 61 Issue 9, p576
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the move of the European Commission to review the effect of the EU Regulation 1/25, since it came into effect in January 2007. It outlines several policy options that are being considered including limiting transport of animals for slaughter to eight hours, and allowing required rest periods to take place on the transport vehicle. It also discusses other impact assessments and the standards for horses.
ACCESSION #
34410887

 

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