Chickens for Meat & Breeding (England): Code of Recommendations for the Welfare of Livestock (PB7275)


Useful publications

Publications Available from DEFRA

PB No.


0621 Farm Fires: Advice on Farm Animal Welfare
1147 Emergencies on Livestock Farms
10543 Heat Stress in Poultry: solving the problem
1739 Poultry Litter Management
2594 Explanatory Guide to the Welfare of Animals (Slaughter or Killing) Regulations 1995
2630 Code of Practice for the Prevention of Rodent Infestation in Poultry Flocks
3476 Welfare of Poultry at Slaughter: A Pocket Guide
3724 Guide to Alleviation of Thermal Stress in Poultry in Lairage
6490 The Welfare of Hens in Free Range Systems
1435 A Guide to the Poultry Breeding Flocks and Hatcheries Order 1993
7323 Code of Practice for the Prevention and Control of Salmonella in Broiler Flocks on the Farm


Copies of the above publications can be obtained, free of charge, from: -

DEFRA Publications, Admail 6000 , London, SW1A 2XX
Telephone Orders (for free publications) 0845 955 6000, Telephone Enquiries: 0845 955 6000, Email:, Website:

These publications are updated on a regular basis; for more information on the most current versions and new literature please contact DEFRAs Animal Welfare Division on 020 7904 6512.

Copies of the legislation quoted in the Code are available from The Stationery Office:

TSO Publications Centre, PO Box 29 , Norwich NR3 1GN, Telephone orders: 0870 600 5522, Email:, Website:

Further Information

If you would like any further information or advice relating to this code please contact DEFRAs Animal Welfare Division on 020 7904 6512

DEFRA (Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs). Further copies of this publication are available from : Defra Publications, Admail 6000, London, SW1A 2XX, Tel: 0845 955 600.
(C) Crown Copyright July 2002, PB7275
Reproduced for ADLib under Licence February 2004.


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