19 December 2013
Balancing Animal Welfare, Social Expectations and Economics
The general manager of the National Farm Animal Care Council says the challenge in updating Canada's Pig Code of Practice has been striking a balance that reflects the country's scientific understanding of animal welfare, societal expectations and the financial ability of farmers to make changes, according to Bruce Cochrane.
Author/Organization: The Pig Site
Topics: socio-economical aspects, welfare on the farm