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Animal welfare: Food & fiber animals
This page provides access to a variety of resources that can help you make a positive difference in the lives of food and fiber animals.
At odds over welfare
AASV leaders expressed frustration about what they perceive as a growing rift with the AVMA over animal welfare issues.
Welfare Implications of Gestation Sow Housing
Sows can be kept in different types of housing during pregnancy, and each has advantages and disadvantages.
FSMA Proposed Rule to Establish Current Good Manufacturing Practices for Food for Animals
AVMA comments on Federal Register Notice Current Good Manufacturing Practice and Hazard Analysis and Risk-Based Preventative Controls for Food for…
Diseases, outreach top issues for AASV president
Dr. Michelle L. Sprague said two viral diseases deadly to pigs and animal welfare debates are the top challenges for swine veterinarians.
Pork companies want changes in pig housing, handling
Two of the nation’s largest pork companies, are asking that suppliers make changes intended to improve pig welfare.
Agreement reached on sow housing
The AVMA will advocate giving pregnant sows room to move and housing them in ways that reduce stress.
Pregnant sow housing, cat declawing on HOD agenda
The AVMA Executive Board voted to send four policies to the AVMA House of Delegates for it to consider at its upcoming annual session
Pre-slaughter weights of livestock species have been increasing since at least the 1920s, and some of the largest gains have occurred in the past 25…
House considers proposals on ethics, gestation stalls, governance
The AVMA House of Delegates will consider a revised version of the AVMA’s Principles of Veterinary Medical Ethics, a resolution against sow gestation…