LATEST NEWS FROM Animal Welfare

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08:00AM Dec 08, 2019

National Dairy FARM Program Upgrades to Version 4.0

Maureen Hanson
AgWeb Contributor

The national dairy animal care standards program will be updated to its fourth rendition, starting January 1, 2020.

11:36AM Nov 25, 2019

Fair Oaks Farms Details Changes Following Animal Abuse Allegations

Betsy Jibben
National Reporter

Fair Oaks Farms co-founder and owner sits down for a one-on-one interview. It's been nearly six months since the farm's reputation was stung after animal activists released undercover videos of

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16:10PM Nov 06, 2019

Ouch – that hurts!

Researchers address challenges in livestock pain mitigation.

10:16AM Nov 05, 2019

Calf Care Gets More Emphasis in FARM 4.0

Jim Dickrell
Dairy Editor

The new requirements take effect January 1, 2020.

13:44PM Oct 10, 2019

Dehorning Calves: Sedation vs. Pain Management

Maureen Hanson
AgWeb Contributor

Dehorning is a common and necessary practice in dairy production, but it’s not a procedure that should be taken lightly in terms of animal well-being.

14:57PM Aug 21, 2019

This Dairy Manages The Three Legged Stool Of Sustainability

Mike Opperman
MILK Editor

Here's how to be a more sustainable operation.

06:08AM Jul 26, 2019

How to Protect Your Farm From Activist Attacks

Portia Stewart
AgWeb Contributor

Security experts share four tips to educate consumers and protect your farm from activists.