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livestock

1 any creature kept for the production of food, wool, skins or fur or for the purpose of its use in the farming of land or the carrying on of any agricultural activity: Agricultural Holdings Act 1986.
2 cattle, horses, asses, mules, hinnies, sheep, pigs, goats and poultry and deer not in the wild state for the purpose of the legislation relating to liability for animals. Scots law has similar statutory provisions.
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Producing cruelty is based on the number of farm animals slaughtered for food every year on a per-capita basis.
However, even if the target is achieved, over 100 times more colistin could still be used in farm animals than in humans in the EU.
Through implementing the microchipping system of farm animals, which was previously limited to the microchipping programme for pet cats and dogs, Dubai Municipality aims to encourage local farmers to adopt and follow a regulated health and safety standard when selling their produce, including meat and dairy products.
In addition, information on dog and farm registration were evaluated as an indicator of exposure to farm animals.
The board of directors of San Francisco Water District (SFWD) has said it will not agree to a demand of payment from Richard Polmon for the farm animals he has raised within the watershed located 300 meters upstream from the Sumogbong Creek in Barangay (village) Alegria, where a water intake dam is being built for the drinking needs of thousands of residents.
According to the organisation few people realise that, although having their own individual personalities, farm animals can be kept in ways that wouldn't be considered acceptable for pets.
That is why this week is the RSPCA's Farm Animal Week (September 29 to October 5) and this year we will be raising awareness of the cramped conditions in which millions of farm animals spend their lives, but we can't do this alone.
We know that our consumers care about the welfare of farm animals and we as a company are committed to ensuring the highest possible levels of farm animal welfare across our global supply chain" said Benjamin Ware the company's manager of responsible sourcing in a statement.
That is why this week is the RSPCA's Farm Animal Week (29 September to 5 October), and this year we will be raising awareness of the cramped conditions in which millions of farm animals spend their lives.
In a move to develop and update poultry codes and enhance best practices for the care and handling of other farm animals, an investment to the tune of over $2 million have been announced to the Canadian Animal Health Coalition (CAHC), a not-for-profit organisation serving Canada's farmed animal industry.
The North East Public Health England (PHE) Centre is reminding people wash their hands after touching farm animals or their surroundings.
All farm animals can be exposed to management procedures, injury and disease which may cause pain and can have a negative effect on welfare and production.

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