Farm Animals

Canadian flag Canada's Farm Animal Welfare Infrastructure

Canadian Food Inspection Agency/L'Agence canadienne d'inspection des aliments.

A summary of Canada's legislative and voluntary animal welfare standards.

A sheep's head New Zealand’s Codes of Welfare

Biosecurity New Zealand.

The codes outline minimum standards for care and handling of animals in New Zealand.

drawing of hen and rooster India: Animal Welfare Laws and Regulations

Government of India. Ministry of Environment and Forests.

Access to all current Indian Federal animal welfare legislation and rules.

Ireland Animal Health and Welfare

Ireland. Department of Agriculture and Food/An Roinn Talmhaíochta Agus Bia.

Access to all Irish guidelines, best practices, legislation, and requirements for farm animals. Also includes information on European Union farm animal directives and stautory instruments for the past six years.

On-farm Animal Welfare

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.

In the United Kingdom, all farmed animals are protected by the Animal Welfare Act of 2006. This page provides detailed information for most farm animal species.

Food being transported from farm Trade and Imports of Live Animals in the European Union

European Union.

The general animal health requirements that are applicable to both imports and intra-community trade are laid down in specific Council Directives that can be found on this site.