Domestic Fowls (England): Code of Recommendations for the Welfare of Livestock (PB0076)

Domestic Fowls
Code of Recommendations for the Welfare of Livestock


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1. An Introduction by Ministers
2. General Notes
3. Preface
4. Introduction
5. Housing

Fire and emergency precautions
Ventilation and temperature
Mechanical equipment and services
Stocking rates

6. Feed and Water
7. Management

Beak trimming
Toe cutting
Castration and devoicing

8. Disposal of Unwanted Chicks and Hatchery Waste
9. Handling and Transport of Stock on the Premises

Day-old chicks
Growing and adult birds

10. Additional Recommendations: Range Birds

Feed and water

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