Sheep (England): Code of Recommendations for the Welfare of Livestock (PB5162)

Sheep
Code of Recommendations for the Welfare of Livestock (England Only)

PB5162
2000.

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Contents

Introductory Note
Preface
Introduction
Stockmanship
Feed and Water
Health

General
Inspection
Condition scoring
Lameness
External parasites
Internal parasites
Casualties
Dosing & vaccination equipment

Management

General
Marking
Handling
Fencing & hedges
Shearing
Castration
Tail docking
Tooth grinding
Electro-immobilisation, Vasectomy & electro-ejaculation
Dehorning or disbudding

Breeding techniques
Pregnancy & lambing
Artificial rearing
Housing

General
Ventilation
Buildings & equipment
Lighting
Space allowances
Mechanical equipment & services
Fire & other emergency precautions

Hazards
Milk sheep

Management
Milking practices
Milking parlours and equipment

Appendix

Useful publications
Further information


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