Livestock SpeciesAlberta Farm Animal Care (AFAC) Association
A partnership between Alberta's major livestock groups to focus on improved livestock handling and responsible animal care. This site provides livestock handling and care guidelines, reports, training programs, animal welfare curriculum for agricultural colleges, and more.
Farm Animal Welfare and Behaviour
Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs
Links to fact sheets, research and organizations focused on animal behavior research and on farm animal care.
Animal Well-Being and Stress Control Systems
USDA, Agricultural Research Service.
This Web site describes ARS research initiatives in the area of farm animal well-being and stress.
The Guide for the Care and Use of Agricultural Animals and Farm Animal Worker Training Programs
Federation for Animal Science Societies
This site contains the Guide for the Care and Use of Agricultural Animals in Agricultural Research and Teaching (Ag Guide), and species-specific educational modules for livestock, poultry, and horses. The Ag Guide can also be ordered in a print version.
Farm Animal Welfare
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) United Kingdom.
Standards for welfare of animals on-farm, during transport, at markets and at slaughter.