Dairy cow welfare: more needs to be done, says FAWC

October 2009
Veterinary Record: Journal of the British Veterinary Association;10/31/2009, Vol. 165 Issue 18, p514
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The article reports on the analysis of independent advisory organization Farm Animal Welfare Council (FAWC) on the mismanagement of dairy cow welfare in Great Britain. Low profitability and investment of dairy farming and lack of educational training of animal breeding programmes were the main reasons why there are still existence of endemic outbreak and metabolic diseases of animals in the region. It found that good stockmanship and up-to-date training of dairy farmers are highly recommended.


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