Back at work today? We have just the thing to cheer you up….snoozing pigs! Pigs on RSPCA Assured farms must material such as straw to root around in - and a comfortable place to sleep. Zzzzzz!
RSPCA Assured’s agricultural manager, Joe, has won a CharityComms inspiring communicator award, and boy does she deserve it! Joe lives and breathes animal welfare and we, our farmers - and most importantly the animals - owe a huge debt to Joe and her hard work: https://www.berspcaassured.org.uk/news/superstar-joe-wins-an-award/
Animal slaughterhouses 'will have to install CCTV' to ensure animal welfare standards
The RSPCA has welcomed plans for new legislation making it mandatory for all abattoirs to have CCTV cameras to help ensure animal welfare laws are met. The RSPCA farm animal welfare standards already require RSPCA Assured abattoirs to have CCTV installed: http://www.itv.com/news/2017-11-12/animal-slaughterhouses-will-have-to-install-cctv-to-ensure-animal-welfare-standards/
Sheep 'can recognise human faces'
Sheep are in the headlines today! A new study has shown that they possess similar face recognition abilities to primates.
Do you know where to buy high welfare RSPCA Assured chicken? Find out here! https://www.rspcaassured.org.uk/where-to-buy/ms-commits-to-improving-chicken-welfare/
This Christmas was predicted to be the most ethical on record in the UK with British shoppers making increasingly conscious decisions about what they buy - from food, cleaning products and furnishings to transport. Do you agree?
Happy new year from everyone at RSPCA Assured! Let’s make 2018 a great year for farm animal welfare!
What’s your New Year resolution for 2018? Why not pledge to think more about where your food comes from?